Taiwan - concerned about cleanliness

17th of July 2019
Taiwan - concerned about cleanliness

The Taiwanese cleaning industry is getting a little bit bigger every year, as it is turning from a seller’s market to a buyer’s market, resulting in very low payment for cleaners. Yet, when Bobbie van der List travels through the country it seems to be a respected job, and keeping the public spaces clean seems to be ingrained in

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - Principle Cleaning Services

16th of July 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - Principle Cleaning Services

Principle Cleaning Services account manager Ben Swinbourne worked tirelessly to address the challenges on his cleaning contract. His success earned him the Rising Star prize in the 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards.

Ben Swinbourne started working for Principle Cleaning Services as account manager at Paddington Central - a mixed use,

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European Court of Justice rules companies must register their working hours

15th of July 2019
European Court of Justice rules companies must register their working hours

European member states must oblige employers to set up an objective, reliable and accessible system by which they record the daily working time of each employee. This will ensure that the rights of workers, as set out in the Working Time Directive and the European Charter, are respected. This was a ruling by the European Court of Justice last

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Furniture maker told to stop sweeping floor with a broom by health and safety bosses

12th of July 2019
Furniture maker told to stop sweeping floor with a broom by health and safety bosses

A furniture maker in the UK has been advised that he should put down his broom in favour of an industrial vacuum by health and safety bosses.

Michael Northcroft said he was encouraged to no longer sweep the floor of his factory as it could cause serious harm to his 10 workers. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) told him the sweeping of

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EFCI Brussels conference looks to the future of the sector

10th of July 2019
EFCI Brussels conference looks to the future of the sector

More than 100 delegates from EU member states gathered in Brussels recently for the EFCI (European Cleaning and Facility Services Industry) conference, with the theme Cleaning and Facility Services: Shaping the Industry of the Future.

The event coincided with the relaunch of the federation, bringing together representatives from the European

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New London portrait exhibition celebrates the city’s cleaners

8th of July 2019
New London portrait exhibition celebrates the city’s cleaners

A new portrait exhibition in London celebrates the lives of cleaners and other less visible workers.

Staged by ethical cleaning company Clean for Good, the display tells the stories of some of London's hardest-working "hidden workers" and highlights their contribution to city life.

The exhibition features striking black-and-white portraits of

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