Innovation with purpose

1st of August 2022
Innovation with purpose

Colin Shute, group managing director at SBFM discusses why organisations must avoid getting drawn into the industry’s game of ‘technology top trumps’ and instead focus on driving innovation with purpose.

The ever-burgeoning European cleaning market remains extremely competitive; and FMs and commercial cleaning companies alike

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Food hygiene - always be prepared

29th of July 2022
Food hygiene - always be prepared

What are the key challenges involved with cleaning an area where food is being prepared? Ann Laffeaty asks manufacturers about the logistical, ergonomic and hygiene issues in a commercial kitchen - and quizzes them about their solutions.

CLEANING IN AN ENVIRONMENT where food is being prepared can be a nightmare. Hygiene is particularly important

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The great resignation

27th of July 2022
The great resignation

As we emerge from the pandemic a new phenomenon known as ‘The Great Resignation’ has emerged. In order to adapt to the changing landscape of the world of work the cleaning sector must work hard to increase employee retention and avoid even higher levels of staff turnover.

In addition to its impact on health, the Covid-19 pandemic has

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A.I.S.E - prioritising the safe use of products and safety of workers

15th of July 2022
A.I.S.E - prioritising the safe use of products and safety of workers

A.I.S.E. is the umbrella organisation representing the European detergents and maintenance products industry. Its professional cleaning and hygiene sector manager Aisling O’Kane tells us more about its work.

Professional cleaning product and service providers have an important legal responsibility to provide accurate, up to date safe use

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Wipes & cloths - it's all about placement

13th of July 2022
Wipes & cloths - it's all about placement

Businesses will run more efficiently when staff members have the ‘tools’ they need close to hand. And this includes wipes and cloths. ECJ finds out how the placement of wiping products can dramatically improve productivity.

PICTURE THE SCENE. You are hard at work on a production line, in an industrial workshop or in a commercial

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Let’s hear it for cleaners!

28th of June 2022
Let’s hear it for cleaners!

Cleaners are the life-blood of our industry. ECJ celebrates the amazing work they do and looks at the many ways in which cleaners go above and beyond what is expected of them.

WE ALL DEPEND ON the invisible workforce that toils tirelessly to ensure that our streets and facilities are clean and litter-free. Cleaners are expected to remove

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