European Cleaning Journal editor Michelle Marshall visits the trades union representing contract cleaning workers in Ireland - SIPTU - to find out about how it started its successful Fair Deal for Cleaners campaign earlier this year.
The cleaning sector in Ireland is remarkably diverse in that it employs people from many countries around
What is the ideal configuration for a cleaning trolley in an office, a school or a hospital? Ann Laffeaty asks trolley manufacturers how they adapt their products to fit specific locations.
Cleaning trolleys are ingenious inventions. They are sufficiently lightweight and easy to push while also housing a wide variety of tools, chemicals and waste
In the last of his exclusive series of articles for ECJ, Pedro Chidichimo of Diversey writes about the importance of service quality and customer satisfaction as components of measurable profit for a company. He advocates the development of a service quality model for facility management/service contractor companies, based on five simple
In recent years, indoor and outdoor sweeper technology has advanced considerably, making it easier for the customers to find the right solution for their sweeping requirements. Once the need for sweeping has been established, the choice for the most suitable equipment is driven by a number of criteria that relate to air quality, safety, cost of
In the first article of a new series written exclusively for ECJ, Amy Munice of Global B2B Communications in the USA offers advice for businesses on making the most of their internet activity. Here, she focuses on marketing and search engine optimisation.
You own or manage a business devoted to cleaning or cleaning supplies. Your task list to
Hand sanitisers are becoming increasingly widely used as the public’s fear of becoming ill grows higher with each new health scare. However, a recent study has linked the use of hand sanitisers to an increased risk of Norovirus. So are sanitisers a good substitute for soap and water, or aren’t they?
Suddenly, hand sanitisers are being