The Biocidal Products Regulation No. 528/2012 (BPR) has been in force in the EU since
September 2013. It concerns the placing on the market of biocidal products, the active substances used in biocidal products, and treated articles incorporating active substances.
Siobhan Murphy at The REACH Centre offers advice and clarification of substances now
In Italy, the first Facility Management Masterclass - organised by two industry associations - took place recently. ECJ correspondent Anna Garbagna reports.
The first Facility Management Masterclass promoted by ANIP (the National Association of Cleaning and Integrated Services Companies of Confindustria) and Afidamp Servizi was held recently
According to German reporter Thomas Schulte-Marxloh, the German government is accusing the contract cleaning sector of breaching rules concerning the minimum wage.
The contract cleaning business in Germany seems to have a bad reputation – at least in the eyes of some politicians, like the minister of labour and social affairs.
In order to
Almost every year the council workers, including dustmen, in Marseilles go on strike, leaving piles of household and business waste to pile up in the streets. French correspondent Christian Bouzols reports for ECJ.
Piles of household and business waste rose up in the streets of Marseilles, blocked entrances to shops and gave off awful smells
UK-based facilities services provider OCS has been working in aviation for over 50 years and now lists in excess of 50 airlines among its clients, in more than 25 airports worldwide. The company has the contract to clean over 70 per cent of aircraft landing at London’s Heathrow Airport, with British Airways being its largest client
Distributors of cleaning supplies are coming under increasing pressure from price competition, and the future of many is under threat unless they add value to their service offering. That’s the opinion of David Scholes, chief executive of the INPACS international distribution group.
“As a sector, distributors cannot simply sit back