Air fresheners - a matter of common scents

20th of September 2013
Air fresheners - a matter of common scents

Air freshener companies are constantly coming up with new fragrances to differentiate their products from that of the competition. But does the average customer actually want this level of choice, or do most tend to opt for citrus, lavender or one of the other more common scents? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Aromas such as citrus, lavender and rose

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Future trends - take decisive action now (ISS 2020 Vision)

20th of September 2013
Future trends - take decisive action now (ISS 2020 Vision)

Global facilities services provider ISS published its 2020 Vision study as an assessment of the trends that will shape the facilities management industry between now and 2020. Responsible for compiling this comprehensive document was Peter Ankerstjerne, group marketing director, who is based at the company’s headquarters in Copenhagen,

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Labelling - know the hazards

19th of September 2013
Labelling - know the hazards

Supplying and transporting potentially hazardous cleaning substances requires accurate labelling to adhere to strict European legislation. James Killerby, director of Hibiscus, supplier of bespoke labels, warning diamonds and software solutions for the chemical and transport industries, explains the legislation and what to look for in labelling

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Cleaning in food manufacture - managing service delivery

19th of September 2013
Cleaning in food manufacture - managing service delivery

Cleaning a food manufacturing facility may sound like a straightforward process.  However in planning a cleaning programme, care must be taken to properly match particular machinery or types of soil with the correct cleaning methodology and materials, as this can have a significant impact on the quality, speed, and cost of cleaning. The

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Carpet care - follow best practice

19th of September 2013
Carpet care - follow best practice

Gary Johns, sales director designate for cleaning and FM specialist In Depth Managed Services, outlines factors to consider and best practice when it comes to carpet care procedures.

Carpets in commercial, leisure, healthcare or educational environments improve the appearance of the building, enhancing the visitors’ experience by providing

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Sodexo puts Diversity & Inclusion at the heart of company culture

19th of September 2013
Sodexo puts Diversity & Inclusion at the heart of company culture

Global facilities management services provider Sodexo recently attained the number one position in the DiversityInc top 50 for 2013, in recognition of its Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) efforts. The UK and Ireland division won the Personal Fair and Diverse category at the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion awards in London recently.

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