Are hospital sinks doing more harm than good?

7th of December 2016
Are hospital sinks doing more harm than good?

Fears that hospital sinks could be spreading illness have been raised by infection control experts.

And this could be a problem in the light of today's increasing focus on hand washing in healthcare according to Dr Michael Gardam, director of infection control at Canada's University Health Network. "The thing about sinks is that they're the

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ECJ app now available to download

7th of December 2016
ECJ app now available to download

The new European Cleaning Journal app is now available to download.

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Download the free app now at the App Store. Available for iOS or Android.

 

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Brexit - after the referendum, what next?

6th of December 2016
Brexit - after the referendum, what next?

It would not be unfair to say that the Brexit referendum result came as much of a shock to the people who voted for it as it did to Britain’s EU partners, writes Hartley Milner.

Having cocked a snook at the EU at the polls, a goodly number of citizens were now feeling less cocky about the wisdom of their decision. Had their revolt against

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Cleaning and hygiene at work - connecting the dots...

6th of December 2016
Cleaning and hygiene at work - connecting the dots...

With the arrival of the Internet of Things it seems inevitable that the offices of tomorrow will become more connected. Jamie Wright from Tork manufacturer SCA considers the impact that smart technology could have on cleaning and hygiene at work.

One of the huge benefits of the internet is the fact that it saves us so much time. Gone are the days

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Tesco sells mulled wine scented toilet roll for Christmas

5th of December 2016
Tesco sells mulled wine scented toilet roll for Christmas

UK supermarket giant Tesco has launched a seasonal toilet roll for Christmas - which smells of mulled wine.

The ‘luxury soft toilet tissue' contains citrol, eugenol, cinnamol, citronella and limonene.

Tesco claims: "Our mulled spice scented toilet tissue has a mulled spice fragrance core and a decorated paper for extra indulgence

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New London Living Wage announced

2nd of December 2016
New London Living Wage announced

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that the new London Living Wage has increased from £9.40 (€11.12) to £9.75 (€11.54) per hour to reflect the higher cost of living facing families in the city - an increase of 3.7 per cent.

This year over 300 more London-based employers have signed up to pay their staff the hourly

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