Ryanair criticised for poor on-board hygiene

20th of December 2019
Ryanair criticised for poor on-board hygiene

Ryanair has been slated for its on-board hygiene levels in a Which? survey.

Almost 8,000 passengers were asked to rate the cleanliness of 42 global airlines in the study.

A total of 24 per cent of Ryanair passengers rated hygiene on board as "poor" compared with only one per cent of Swiss Air passengers; two per cent of Air France customers and

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First impressions count

19th of December 2019
First impressions count

UK reporter Lynn Webster on how important first impressions are, and how cleaning plays a vital role.

There are many training programmes that emphasise the need to make that first impression count. We don’t get a second chance to make a good ‘first impression’ and interestingly according to one university study people make 11

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Rentokil Initial tops league of most popular UK employers

18th of December 2019
Rentokil Initial tops league of most popular UK employers

Rentokil Initial is the best company to work for in the UK, according to data released by global job site Indeed.

The UK-based pest control and hygiene firm, which serves customers ranging from multinational companies to homeowners, came top of a ranking of Britain's best employers, based on tens of thousands of reviews written by their

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Are you ready for a dragon fight?

17th of December 2019
Are you ready for a dragon fight?

From Germany, Katja Scholz reports on an initiative designed to attract young talent to cleaning.

The National Association of Contract Cleaners (BIV) is faced with a highly competitive market in trying to attract young trainees to the profession. “We would specifically like to target young people and give them an understanding of the

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EFCI news - workforce characteristics in the cleaning industry

16th of December 2019
EFCI news - workforce characteristics in the cleaning industry

In June 2019, the EFCI published its Trend Report The European Cleaning Industry 1995-2016. This statistical work presents a great deal of information about the cleaning companies in Europe and their evolution throughout the past 20 years.

The report builds on the past editions of the EFCI Survey published regularly since 1987 and on

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KLM’s virtual reality tours make life easier for cleaners

13th of December 2019
KLM’s virtual reality tours make life easier for cleaners

Cleaners working on board KLM aircraft are now able to familiarise themselves with the cabin's layout via virtual reality before starting work.

Aircraft cleaning needs to be carried out swiftly after landing to allow for a quick turnaround. Dutch carrier KLM has introduced 14 virtual reality tours covering various different aircraft and

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