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Georg Lintner of the Austrian professional cleaning association writes exclusively for ECJ about the professional cleaning sector in Austria as part of our series focusing on the major countries of Europe.
In the Austrian cleaning sector there are currently 8,100 companies, employing a total of 52,000 people. The proportion of female employees is
Companies are constantly coming up with new, more sophisticated products designed to remove graffiti or deter the culprits from offending in the first place. But are the latest graffiti-removal products on the market actually deterring the offenders? Or is Europe’s graffiti problem still as bad as ever? Ann Laffeaty finds out.
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It’s a well known fact that as a result of the current economic climate, cash strapped consumers are far more likely to pursue a compensation claim for personal injury than they might perhaps otherwise have done during less ‘lean’ times. Shane Clifford of software specialist Zetes explains how software can help to curb the
Crime scene cleaning is a highly specialised area which requires sensitivity as well as thorough training in the appropriate processes required. Charlotte Sleven, training and safety, health, environment, quality (SHEQ) manager for cleaning contractor Nviro - which recently secured a contract with a major UK police force - reveals the crucial
Fresh moves are under way at EU level to remove the tangle of regulation choking business growth and the region’s economic recovery. Hartley Milner looks at some of the most burdensome laws on the hit list.
It appears our leaders found time at their recent summit for a little soul-searching. The outcome was recognition of a grievance
Floor pads have come a long way since they were first developed in the 1950s. Richard Jones, market manager for floor & surface care for 3M – the company said to have invented the floor pad - talks about the evolution of the product and considers the impact that the continued development of the floor pad has had on the market