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Is the office set to become redundant? Well, perhaps not – but its role at the heart of business is certainly undergoing radical change with the emergence of a new technology-led trend. Hartley Milner reports on the rapid rise of flexible working.
The great office breakout is unstoppable. Desk-bound employees across a range of industries
Cleaning companies typically have many employees who may be working at different times, at multiple locations, on different rates of pay. This can mean complex and time-consuming administration procedures when carried out manually, however there are now software solutions that can automate all employee-centric processes.
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UK-based wiping specialist Saul D Harrison has changed its trading name to Harrison Wipes.
The ownership and legal entity of the company is unaltered by this change, explained managing director Stephen Harrison. "The business decided it was time to ensure that our trading name should say what we do."
Our correspondent Petra Sjouwerman reports from Denmark, where a Danish municipality takes the lead in the fight against physical burn-out.
Tough competition in the cleaning sector has forced cleaners to swing the mop faster than ever. This is also the case for cleaners working for municipalities - in Denmark amongst the biggest clients on the
The French Cleaning Federation is organising a conference focusing on the issues surrounding part-time working, reports ECJ's Christian Bouzols.
As the country returns to work, the French Cleaning Federation (Fédération des Entreprises de Propreté - FEP) is happy that its proposals to hold a conference about part-time working
The Sofidel Group, tissue manufacturer with its headquarters in Italy, has bought the the US company Cellynne Holdings, a well established name in the away-from-home market there.
Cellynne has production facilities in Florida, Nevada and Wisconsin with a capacity of over 70,000 tonnes per year. The Sofidel Group now has a total annual production