Brexit drives skilled workers from UK

10th of July 2018
Brexit drives skilled workers from UK

Skilled European workers played a crucial role in lifting Britain out of its economic doldrums, contributing billions of pounds each year in much-needed tax revenues. Since the Brexit vote, however, they have been leaving in droves. Hartley Milner looks at the impact of the exodus on one of the UK’s world-leading sectors.

Britain’s

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Airport cleaning - how to be the world’s best

9th of July 2018
Airport cleaning - how to be the world’s best

A Japanese airport recently hit the headlines when a staff member was pictured dusting off pieces of luggage on a baggage carousel. This is just one example of how dedicated Japanese people are to maintaining their environment and keeping it clean. ECJ correspondent Bobbie van der List visited the cleanest airport in the world – Haneda in

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 winner - Derrycourt

6th of July 2018
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 winner - Derrycourt

Founded in 1992 and based in Dublin, Ireland, Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists was declared the winner in the Excellence in Client/Contractor Partnerships category at the 2017 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards. It won the award for its work with FBD insurance company.

Family-owned Derrycourt operates according to a set of core values: family

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 winner - SmartTask

5th of July 2018
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 winner - SmartTask

The University of Wolverhampton in the UK teamed up with technology solutions partner SmartTask in 2015 to develop and implement an advanced employee scheduling and remote workforce management solution to gain effective visibility and control across its campus operations
and estate management. The project won the 2017 award for Best Use of

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 winner - Jan-Hein Hemke

4th of July 2018
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 winner - Jan-Hein Hemke

Exactly what it is that makes an inspirational leader? A commitment to the success of the business is a given, however a true leader will also have other qualities that inspire the respect and loyalty of his team. The 2017 winner of the Inspirational Leader of the Year award was Jan-Hein Hemke, managing director of Facilicom Cleaning Services in

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Robotic cleaning machines - raising the bar on safety

3rd of July 2018
Robotic cleaning machines - raising the bar on safety

Robotics is currently the hot topic of the professional cleaning sector but robots are not a new phenomenon. In Janaury 2018 the first safety standard specifically targeting robotic floor treatment machines came into effect. Michael Gamtofte, vp global compliance at Nilfisk, writes for ECJ.

These days, robotics is the talk of the town in the

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