Data - how to succeed?

25th of May 2018
Data - how to succeed?

An increasing number of companies are investing in data-driven solutions. But some are failing to fully act on the intelligence they gain – which means they are also missing out on much of the value. Essity’s director of European business development Paul Church explains how a clear-sighted vision of the benefits of data can

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Philanthropy is alive and kicking

24th of May 2018
Philanthropy is alive and kicking

Philanthropy is not dead. Corporate charitable giving fell away dramatically across Europe during the worst years of the recession. But the sector is bouncing back strongly, thanks in part to small business owners increasingly looking to ‘give something back’ to the communities they serve, writes Hartley Milner.

The Winter Olympics in

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A cleaning chemical reaction

23rd of May 2018
A cleaning chemical reaction

We are constantly being told about the damage that chemical products can cause to our health, safety and the environment. But what are customers’ reactions to such reports? Are they turning away from chemical cleaning products, or are they continuing to use the same formulations they have always done? Ann Laffeaty reports.

Cleaning

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Mental health - taking care of your workforce

22nd of May 2018
Mental health - taking care of your workforce

Mental health problems affect one in four of us at one or other time in our lives. And according to the World Health Organisation these issues are responsible for almost 20 per cent of illnesses in the WHO European Region. So are cleaning industry operatives particularly susceptible to mental health problems? And if they are, what are employers

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When will the smart revolution come?

21st of May 2018
When will the smart revolution come?

Smart solutions in the guise of mobile apps, robots, sensors and web-based tools have exploded on to our world. But is the “smart revolution” leaving the cleaning industry trailing behind, asks
Ann Laffeaty?

According to many estimates at least two-thirds of Western Europeans now have access to a mobile phone. Meanwhile, technology in

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Smarter facilities management

11th of May 2018
Smarter facilities management

Smart buildings, Internet of Things – both now familiar phrases to most of us. Their potential impact on how building services such as cleaning are delivered is still uncertain. What’s not in dispute however, is that the implications for facilities management will be far-reaching, and now global technology corporation Microsoft is

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