Carpet care and astro turf adventures at Mind Candy

7th of March 2014
Carpet care and astro turf adventures at Mind Candy

When the term ‘carpet care’ is mentioned, astro turf carpeting does not normally spring to mind, but that’s what the majority of flooring in Mind Candy’s new headquarters consists of. Mind Candy is the world’s fastest growing digital entertainment company and creator of Moshi Monsters. The company moved into its new

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Legionella - the danger in still water

7th of March 2014
Legionella - the danger in still water

Maintaining a clean, safe water supply is essential in every built environment.  One of the major threats to the water supply is the legionella bacterium, which can occur in systems that are not adequately protected from it.  Gary Nicholls, managing director of Swiftclean Building Services in the UK, explains the principles of good

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Public washrooms - the gender divide?

5th of March 2014
Public washrooms - the gender divide?

There was a time when gents’ toilets tended to be grubbier, smellier and less well-equipped than ladies’ facilities. But with the rise of the metrosexual man and a growing interest in male grooming, has this position changed? ECJ finds out about current expectations in male and female washrooms – and whether these are being

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Investment in people key for every business

5th of March 2014
Investment in people key for every business

It’s a bombshell that is invariably dropped out of the blue and it can have a devastating impact on your business. When a crucial member of staff announces they are moving on, the fallout can be far ranging, creating more than just an inconvenience for your HR department, reports Hartley Milner

An employee who you rate as indispensable pops

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Sustainability becomes a performance issue with Product Environmental Footprint

5th of March 2014
Sustainability becomes a performance issue with Product Environmental Footprint

In Brussels over the last few years DG Environment (Directorate General) has been working with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre to develop a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) based method to calculate the environmental performance of products and companies. ECJ spoke to Sandy Smith of sustainability consultancy firm thinkstep AG about the

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High pressure cleaning - a little extra help

13th of December 2013
High pressure cleaning - a little extra help

Many surfaces can be cleaned effectively using cold water at high pressures. But some tasks require a little extra help in the form of heat, detergent or some other agent – and manufacturers have plenty of resources up their sleeves for tackling these more challenging tasks, as Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Cold water at high pressure is

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