Ebola - a risk for Europe?

26th of March 2015
Ebola - a risk for Europe?

Are medical professionals in Europe concerned about the risks of Ebola? How easily is it spread, and is it on the radar of those European companies serving the healthcare sector? ECJ takes a closer look at Ebola and finds out what is being done to keep it away from Europe’s shores.

Over the past 12 months the world has been facing the

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Who cares if you’re ‘green’?

25th of March 2015
Who cares if you’re ‘green’?

Companies worldwide have been proclaiming their ‘green’ credentials over the past few years and the cleaning and hygiene sector has been no exception. But do customers actually care about ‘greenness?’ We ask companies their views.

The attitude towards ‘green’ and ‘sustainable’ companies is changing

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World hygiene picture from SCA Hygiene Matters report

20th of March 2015
World hygiene picture from SCA Hygiene Matters report

Where in the world are people most likely to use their workplace washrooms to let off steam, eat, rehearse a presentation or carry out an exercise routine? And which nationality is most likely to shun a gym, public washroom or even dinner at a friend’s house due to concerns about poor hygiene?

Tork manufacturer SCA shares some insights from

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Know your biocidal products obligations

19th of March 2015
Know your biocidal products obligations

The Biocidal Products Regulation No. 528/2012 (BPR) has been in force in the EU since
September 2013. It concerns the placing on the market of biocidal products, the active substances used in biocidal products, and treated articles incorporating active substances.

Siobhan Murphy at The REACH Centre offers advice and clarification of substances now

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OCS - ready for take-off

12th of March 2015
OCS - ready for take-off

UK-based facilities services provider OCS has been working in aviation for over 50 years and now lists in excess of 50 airlines among its clients, in more than 25 airports worldwide. The company has the contract to clean over 70 per cent of aircraft landing at London’s Heathrow Airport, with British Airways being its largest client

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Distributors must add value to service offering, says INPACS’ Scholes

12th of March 2015
Distributors must add value to service offering, says INPACS’ Scholes

Distributors of cleaning supplies are coming under increasing pressure from price competition, and the future of many is under threat unless they add value to their service offering. That’s the opinion of David Scholes, chief executive of the INPACS international distribution group.

“As a sector, distributors cannot simply sit back

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