International partnership innovation

20th of September 2019
International partnership innovation

Phil Smith, group sales director for Excellerate Services UK - LCC and Templewood, highlights the benefits of international partnerships to transform cleaning provision.

The sheer volume of companies involved in the cleaning sector means competition for business is a constant. This has its challenges, but also means the sector is a hotbed for

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What cleaning contractors need to know about WELL - part two

20th of September 2019
What cleaning contractors need to know about WELL - part two

Following the launch of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in the US some time ago, there is now the International WELL Building Institute. This focuses not so much on buildings but on the people working in those buildings – and cleaning contractors are very much involved. In the second part of his exclusive article for

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The dizzy heights of cleaning Kia Oval

19th of September 2019
The dizzy heights of cleaning Kia Oval

The Oval is one of the UK’s iconic cricket grounds, in fact it was one of the 11 selected to host Cricket World Cup games over the summer. Before that however, a thorough makeover was needed on one of the stands and Stadium Support Services was brought in to carry out the work.

Based in south London, the Oval (known for sponsorship reasons

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The fragrance experience

18th of September 2019
The fragrance experience

There are many different and ingenious ways of perfuming a room and today’s air fresheners come in the form of solids, mists, sprays and gels. Paul Wonnacott, managing director at Vectair Systems, discusses the pros and cons of each format, how they work and what the future holds for fragrance systems.

It’s an exciting time for the

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EFCI Trend Report: The European Cleaning Industry 1995-2016

18th of September 2019
EFCI Trend Report: The European Cleaning Industry 1995-2016

The EFCI recently published a Trend Report entitled The European Cleaning Industry 1995-2016. This 38-page statistical document gathers Eurostat’s most recent data (NACE 81.2) and builds on historical EFCI’s surveys. It presents the evolution of the cleaning industry from different angles, between 1995 and 2016.

The Trend Report was

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The two-sided mop market

17th of September 2019
The two-sided mop market

‘Smart mopping’ has become the new watchword as companies increasingly seek to develop sophisticated systems that gather data and monitor water and chemical use. But is there still a place for the traditional, manual mop as well? Ann Laffeaty looks at both sides of the mopping market in a bid to discover which way it is heading.

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