German correspondent Thomas Schulte-Marxloh on the future of robots in the cleaning sector.
The future according to Star Trek is bright: a peaceful coexistence of races and cultures on earth, a brotherhood of man enjoying advanced technology: both, the so-called ‘transporter’ as well as the ‘replicator’ represent
Nico Lemmens of ISS Facility Services brings news on Dutch government policy to insource cleaning services.
In the November 2013 issue of this journal we discussed the Dutch cabinet’s remarkable plan to insource cleaning services for the central government. This policy contradicts the findings of a recent White Paper on the Future of Public
Oleg Popov of Cristanval Cleaning compares the cleaning sectors of the USA and Russia.
In September 2014 Ipsos Public Affairs published the results of research concerning the cleaning industry in the US. A total of 400 ceo’s and/or top managers participated in the study. They represented numerous trades: food service, hospitality,
The next congress of the World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) will take place from April 4-7 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. Hosting it is the Japan Building Maintenance Association (JBMA).
The theme will be Weaving Culture - Building Maintenance and Cleaning that Create Rich Life'. In compiling the programme JBMA says the cleaning
The British Cleaning Council will hold its annual conference on November 6 in London - the theme this year is Changing Perceptions in the Cleaning Industry.
Speakers include Ruby McGregor-Smith, ceo of Mitie, and former sales and marketing director for Easyjet, Tony Anderson. Other sessions include tips effective networking by business
The use of gloves in the healthcare sector can increase the risk of infection to patients if used inappropriately, according to new research.
And medical staff need to examine their motives for wearing gloves in order to protect themselves and improve patient safety.
According to an article in Nursing Times, the use of gloves was first