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As the new coalition government unveils its programme of spending cuts, the UK reporter for ECJ considers how they may affect the cleaning sector.
As the ‘cuts’ or the threat of cuts hover over us, we have a plethora of protestations regarding the damage the policies might do. Most of these come from people who helped to create the
An update on the story in September's edition of ECJ from German reporter Thomas Schulte-Marxloh.
In the last issue we reported a supposed lack of hygiene conscience in the pharmaceutical department of the ‘Mainzer Universitätsklinik’ (University hospital of Mainz). Three babies died after the application of bacteria contaminated
As French reporter Christian Bouzols explains, the French cleaning federation has set aside funds to help apprentices in the industry with living costs.
As young people starting off in working life, apprentices often need a bit of material support. They’ll need to find a place to live, to have a driving licence and to acquire some of the
Dutch correspondent Anton Duisterwinkel discusses software dedicated to cleaning operations.
The Netherlands has a bit of a reputation when it comes to software development. Examples are games like Overlord and the gaming sites of Spil Games; the navigation software of Tom-Tom and accounting software. No less so in cleaning. Specific cleaning
Cleaning companies in Italy have voiced their discontent at public sector payment delays, writes Anna Garbagna.
In Italy cleaning companies have launched an appeal: in fact many of them, creditors of public administrations, can no longer bear the financial burden of the constant and growing delays to payment for their services. The consequences
Tom Crockford, ECJ's Scandinavian correspondent for many years, has decided to retire.
In writing this regular column, I have tried to give the rest of Europe a glimpse of how the professional cleaning sector operates in Scandinavia. I’m not sure how well I have succeeded in this but it has, nevertheless, been a worthwhile exercise for I