Trade union concerns over cutbacks

24th of November 2021
Trade union concerns over cutbacks

Lotte Printz reports from Denmark where municipalities are reducing expenditure on cleaning to pre-Covid levels.

Every year, more than 40,000 are admitted to hospital and 16,000 people receive ambulatory treatment in Denmark due to lower respiratory infections such as influenza, pneumonia, and acute bronchitis. Treatment that costs the Danish

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Chemicals forever

23rd of November 2021
Chemicals forever

A growing concern about the potential risks posed by “forever chemicals” has created bad publicity for an industry that already receives negative press on a regular basis. So what are “forever chemicals”, and how far are they used in cleaning, asks ECJ?

The term “forever chemicals” sounds like something out of

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The sustainability focus

22nd of November 2021
The sustainability focus

Climate change, waste reduction, energy savings, water conservation  - what are today’s most pressing sustainability issues? Ann Laffeaty asks industry representatives about their environmental priorities.

Sustainability, like everything else, is subject to trends. As a society we naturally react to the most immediate threats. For

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Speculating on the future of cash

19th of November 2021
Speculating on the future of cash

The huge surge in digital transactions during the Covid pandemic has renewed speculation about the future of cash. So will we see the emergence of a cashless global economy anytime soon? Hartley Milner seeks some answers.

Remember the last time you handled cash? For me, it was the rental fees I raked in from the portfolio of houses and hotels I

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Washroom dispensing - with opportunities come challenges

18th of November 2021
Washroom dispensing - with opportunities come challenges

An increase in health awareness is expected to drive the global washroom hygiene market over the coming years. Koen van den Braak, global marketing and sales director at FoOom Advanced Dispensing, takes a look at how current trends and challenges may affect the dispenser sector.

My ideal experience would be to enter a restaurant and the first

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Chartered in cleaning

15th of November 2021
Chartered in cleaning

Cleaning professionals can now achieve chartered status, as Lynn Webster in the UK explains.

We are all proud to acknowledge the professionalism of our industry. It is exciting to see many avenues being promoted for the upskilling and recognition of our workforce.

Until now what has been missing is the acknowledgement of our status in terms of

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