Facilicom trainee has her eye on a management role

4th of May 2016
Facilicom trainee has her eye on a management role

Attracting and retaining talented people can be a major challenge for many businesses whatever industry they are in. The recent CBRE European Occupier Survey, reported that 42 per cent of the world’s leading companies see labour and skills shortages as key issues. Anna Boss, a management trainee, gives the inside view on how the Facilicom

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Peracetic acid - the new hero in hospitals

22nd of March 2016
Peracetic acid - the new hero in hospitals

There have been many products tried and tested in the realm of hospital and healthcare in the quest to discover the most effective cleaner in an industry where hygiene is paramount.

Adam Duxbury, new product development chemist at specialist chemical company, Airedale Chemical, explains why there is a new hero product emerging that is ticking all

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Many looming challenges for the EU

22nd of March 2016
Many looming challenges for the EU

Will the European Union survive 2016? It’s a fair question considering the battering the region has taken from a perfect storm of crises in recent years and with fresh challenges looming over an increasingly darkening horizon. Hartley Milner goes in search of some answers.

Whether the EU collapses this year or not will be of no consequence

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The invisible scrubber dryer

21st of March 2016
The invisible scrubber dryer

As daytime cleaning becomes more prevalent there is an increasing need for quieter, more unobtrusive cleaning equipment. Ann Laffeaty looks at the latest scrubber dryers that offer the capacity to fade into the background – while also remaining safe to use around the public.

Scrubber dryers are not necessarily the most compact or elegant of

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Raising the bar in washrooms

18th of March 2016
Raising the bar in washrooms

A new chain of smart, upmarket toilets have recently appeared in Europe’s city centres while upgraded facilities are cropping up in stadiums and many other locations.  What effect have these had on standards in public washrooms across the board? ECJ finds out.

Over the past four years, a chain of more than 200 premium toilet shops have

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Waste management - keep hazards out of the bin

18th of March 2016
Waste management - keep hazards out of the bin

Many small businesses are unintentionally operating outside of the law by disposing of their hazardous wastes with general rubbish, but it’s easy to do the right thing explains Barry Dennis, chairman of European waste management event RWM.

When most of us think about hazardous waste, we tend to think of industrial effluents. But in fact,

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