Did you know that, when vacuuming, 89 per cent of people globally vacuum for less than one hour, and of this group 43 per cent do it for less than 30 minutes?
That's according to the latest Electrolux Global Vacuuming Survey for 2013, an online survey of 28,000 consumers from 23 countries on their vacuum cleaning habits and preferences. Taking
The first Thailand Cleaning Industry Forum took place in Bangkok recently, bringing together key figures to exchange views on the future of the professional sector in Thailand and south-east Asia.
Topics discussed included the implications of the ASEAN Economic Community which will be established in 2015; rising operational costs; technology;
Simple remedies such as keeping antibacterial gel dispensers clean and giving healthcare workers their own hand sanitiser can help to keep patients safe in operating and recovery rooms, according to two new studies.
In the first study, healthcare workers were given a personal sanitation gel dispensing device to be worn on their belts. Compliance
The organisers of The Cleaning Show, one of the exhibitions for the UK cleaning sector - set to take place in London from March 10-12 2015 - say the industry is extremely positive about its move from the NEC in Birmingham.
The event is jointly organised by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) and Quartz Business Media and all profits fund projects
A child with an infectious illness can contaminate more than half their playmates in less than an hour of outdoor activities, according to a study.
And any child coming home from school has a 50-50 chance of having been contaminated by disease-causing germs.
The study, commissioned by soap brand Safeguard, aimed to determine the rate of germ
The World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) will hold its 20th congress next April in New York.
The content has been organised around three 'big ideas' that are designed to help contractors grow their businesses over the coming years - strategy, health and people.
Keynote speakers include Peter Diamandis, coauthor of the New