Swap soap for liquid handwash in war on superbugs, says health watchdog

3rd of February 2017
Swap soap for liquid handwash in war on superbugs, says health watchdog

People should stop using bars of soap and switch to liquid soap in the war against superbugs, according to official advice.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the UK claims that liquid soap and tepid running water are the key to good hand hygiene.

Deputy chief executive Professor Gillian Leng cites two reasons for NICE

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Watch the first episode of EC Television now!

31st of January 2017
Watch the first episode of EC Television now!

EC Television - the world's first news programme for the professional cleaning sector from ECJ - is now available to watch online.

Series one will be broadcast fortnightly from today and will include news, features and insight from business leaders.

The first episode highlights the latest news from the professional cleaning sector before

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Launch for CMS Purus Innovation Awards

30th of January 2017
Launch for CMS Purus Innovation Awards

The organisers of the CMS Berlin cleaning exhibition, which takes place from September 19-22, have announced their plans for this year's Purus Awards. They will now become the Purus Innovation Awards.

The new awards programme will recognise 'intelligent products and solutions'. Exhibitors at the exhibiton will be invited to submit entries in six

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Sodexo earns highest marks in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook

27th of January 2017
Sodexo earns highest marks in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook

Global facilities services provider Sodexo has been awarded Gold Class distinction in RobecoSAM's annual ‘Sustainability Yearbook 2017'. This is the 10th consecutive year the company has been ranked as the top-scoring company in its sector.

This recognition reflects Sodexo's long-term mission of contributing to the economic, social and

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Sea Life London Aquarium starts the new year with a deep clean

26th of January 2017
Sea Life London Aquarium starts the new year with a deep clean

The team at Sea Life London aquarium has been carrying out the annual deep clean, with all of the tanks being spruced up to make sure they are sparkling and ready for some exciting additions arriving in 2017.

Earlier this week a total of 20 aquarists and specialist staff embarked on the mammoth task of cleaning the 64 displays that showcase more

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‘More changing facilities needed for disabled children’ say parents

24th of January 2017
‘More changing facilities needed for disabled children’ say parents

Thousands of UK parents are having to lay their disabled children on dirty toilet floors in order to change their clothes.

These parents are unable to use standard loos to change their severely disabled youngsters because there is rarely space for a wheelchair. And they say standard baby-changing facilities are too small to accommodate older

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