The Building Futures Group (BFG) in the UK - founded in 2013 following the merger of Asset Skills, the Facilities Management Association (FMA) and the Cleaning & Support Services Association (CSSA) - has ceased trading.
Although the CSSA later withdrew from the merger, the BFG continued to provide training and membership services to the UK's
A new study appears to indicate that commonly-touched surfaces in expensive hotels harbour more germs than those in cheaper ones.
The study, carried out by online trip calculator Travelmath, tested hotel guest room surfaces for bacteria linked with ailments including skin infections and pneumonia. Researchers swabbed various objects such as the
Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems. The company does business around the globe and Wonnacott has gained considerable experience in many of the world's most important markets. In his latest blog for ECJ he emphasises the vital importance of
Irish Rail spent €350,000 removing graffiti from trains in 2015, with latest figures showing a significant surge in the problem.
The company recorded 172 instances of graffiti in the Dublin suburban region in 2015 compared to 57 in 2014. Vandalism - targeted damage of property - also increased, going from 35 instances in 2014 to 79 last
The Romans have done a great deal for civilisation. Roads, a calendar, an alphabet, indoor plumbing - the list goes on. But it turns out some of their innovations were not so good for us after all....
A study carried out by Dr Piers Mitchell from Cambridge University’s Archaeology and Anthropology Department and published in the
The UK contract cleaning organisation CSSA (the Cleaning & Support Services Association) is officially relaunching on February 1 after a two-year hiatus - offering 'founding member' status for companies joining before that date.
Director John Findlater said: "Becoming a re-launched CSSA ‘founding member' will resonate in the sector and