In the UK more than 95 per cent of people who are in contact with secondary care mental health services are out of work - and employers often turn their backs on applicants with a history of mental illness.
But experts suggest those who return to work truly value their employment and go on to excel at their job.
One London cleaning company is
Global facility services provider ISS is to acquire the Nordic strategic workspace management and design consultancy SIGNAL.
SIGNAL advises on how to use strategic space management and workplace design to improve performance - based on engagement with customers, managers and employees. The company has annual revenue of just over €4
The 2017 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards are now open for entries. This pan-European awards programme celebrates excellence across all parts of the sector and was launched last year by ECJ.
This year's ceremony takes place at the Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel in Rome on November 9.
There are 10 categories:
• Best use of technology
Pokemon Go revolutionised the gaming world when it exploded on to our lives last summer. Could augmented reality now have a similar impact on the cleaning industry? ECJ's Ann Laffeaty talks to Martin Cudzilo, developer of the AR-Check system.
Pokemon Go was a major craze when it was released worldwide in 2016. Suddenly our streets were filled
A UK hospital has shown its lighter side by "employing" a robot cleaner in the shape of an ambulance.
The machine is currently patrolling the corridors of Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon. It has been dubbed Moptimus Prime - a play on the fictional Transformers' character Optimus Prime - following a Twitter poll.
The robotic scrubber dryer
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