Why apps make sense

29th of May 2019
Why apps make sense

More and more cleaning operations are being run on-site with the help of digital apps, which can offer a wide range of management information including quality auditing, daily reports, instant reporting and staff time & attendance. ECJ speaks to a developer of the technology, and a cleaning company seeing significant benefits from

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 winner - Derrycourt

28th of May 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 winner - Derrycourt

Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists won its fourth ever European Cleaning & Hygiene Award in Berlin in November 2018. Ann Laffeaty asks the company’s Anne Heather what she thinks earned the company the coveted Commitment to and Investment in Training award.

As we all know, the lifeblood of the cleaning industry is its people. Millions of

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Japan - ultimate high-tech toilets

23rd of May 2019
Japan - ultimate high-tech toilets

In Japan washrooms are a holy area, whether it’s at the office, or just a random public washroom in a park. Although they are already outstanding, the Japanese continue to invest in technology. It makes the life of cleaners much easier. Bobbie van der List reports for ECJ.

The idea that washrooms are almost sacred in Japan perhaps has a

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Washroom hygiene - the little boys’ room

22nd of May 2019
Washroom hygiene - the little boys’ room

What issues should be considered when equipping a washroom designed for use by small children, asks ECJ?

Not everyone likes visiting a public washroom. In fact many of us try to avoid them where possible due to hygiene concerns or a general reluctance to share an intimate space with strangers.

But public toilets can be even more intimidating for

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Teamwork in action

10th of April 2019
Teamwork in action

The Farnborough International Airshow is a highlight of the events calendar in the UK. Taking place every two years, this week-long event combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public air show. Providing cleaning services for the first time this year was Stadium Support Services and ECJ spoke to Scott

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Scrubber dryers - the human touch

8th of April 2019
Scrubber dryers - the human touch

Cleaners are unlikely to get excited about the more basic cleaning tools such as dusters, mops and buckets. But a smart new scrubber dryer may engender a sense of pride and ownership on the part of the operator - and it might even lead to improved cleaning results, reports Ann Laffeaty.

Most of us can connect with that “new car”

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