UK-based facilities services provider OCS has been working in aviation for over 50 years and now lists in excess of 50 airlines among its clients, in more than 25 airports worldwide. The company has the contract to clean over 70 per cent of aircraft landing at London’s Heathrow Airport, with British Airways being its largest client
Distributors of cleaning supplies are coming under increasing pressure from price competition, and the future of many is under threat unless they add value to their service offering. That’s the opinion of David Scholes, chief executive of the INPACS international distribution group.
“As a sector, distributors cannot simply sit back
“The profile of the cleaning and FM industry must be raised significantly in the eyes of the general public, and in order for that to happen we need some dynamic figureheads and ambassadors.”
That’s the view of Sarah Bentley, chief executive of the UK-based Building Futures Group (BFG).
“We must pull together all
A large number of Americans are fastidious about touching the surfaces in public washrooms, according to a study.
The survey revealed that 57 per cent of Americans prefer to operate the toilet flusher with their foot rather than use their hands. Meanwhile, 55 per cent said they used a paper towel to avoid touching the door handle directly.
A pan-European study of over 4,000 respondents commissioned by P&G Professional has revealed 97 per cent of hospitality guests felt that cleanliness is the most important factor when choosing a restaurant, café, bar or hotel - more important than cost, service, location and little perks.
The European study also found if hospitality
The February/March edition of ECJ is now available to read online. As well as latest industry news and reports from around Europe, special reports include:
• Cleaning aircraft at Heathrow
• Is Ebola a risk for Europe?
• Survey - washrooms around the world
• Focus on scrubber dryers
• Business - joining the apps