Eco Cost Cleaning Solutions reduces consumption on IPC Gansow scrubber dryers

25th of March 2015
Eco Cost Cleaning Solutions reduces consumption on IPC Gansow scrubber dryers

Eco Cost Cleaning Solution is a system fitted to IPC Gansow scrubber dryers that reduces water and detergent consumption.

There are three elements in the system - Microscrub, Chem Dose and Energy Saver. The microfibre pads used by ECS are said to last longer than conventional brushes or abrasive pads - they can be washed up to 250 times and last

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Labour market participation in the Netherlands

24th of March 2015
Labour market participation in the Netherlands

Nico Lemmens of ISS Facility Services reports on new Dutch laws affecting the cleaning sector.

On July 1 2014 the Dutch Senate agreed to the so called Participation Act. That same day a proposal for a Quota Act was sent to the Second Chamber, the legislative part of Dutch parliament. Both laws are about employing people with a so called

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Joining the apps revolution

20th of March 2015
Joining the apps revolution

If you have a smart phone or other mobile device, you probably use apps – to play games, access news, books, weather reports and much more. Easy to download and user-friendly, apps are now becoming essential tools for business operatives out on the road. Hartley Milner looks at some of their uses.

Mobile phone technology has come a long way

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World hygiene picture from SCA Hygiene Matters report

20th of March 2015
World hygiene picture from SCA Hygiene Matters report

Where in the world are people most likely to use their workplace washrooms to let off steam, eat, rehearse a presentation or carry out an exercise routine? And which nationality is most likely to shun a gym, public washroom or even dinner at a friend’s house due to concerns about poor hygiene?

Tork manufacturer SCA shares some insights from

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A look at the year ahead for the UK cleaning industry

20th of March 2015
A look at the year ahead for the UK cleaning industry

ECJ’s UK reporter looks ahead to important events this year, including the new London cleaning show.

This is the season for forecasting and fortunately few bother to review the results at year end, as most are wide of the mark. This being so we will not be stating any stone cold certainties but looking at some areas which might affect our

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2015 - a year of crisis for Russia?

20th of March 2015
2015 - a year of crisis for Russia?

This year is promising to be a very difficult year for Russia, a year of crisis says correspondent Oleg Popov of cleaning company Cristanval.

In 2014 the Russian economy faced heavy challenges and partially succumbed to the combined impact of sanctions and oil price drop. Starting in February 2014 through to February 2015 the euro exchange rate

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