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A new European company which claims to offer a solution to the dilemma of how to dispose of used cleaning machines was launched in the Netherlands last year. ECJ speaks to Frank Smit, director of European Cleaning Machines Recycling (ECMR) about how it is now expanding its geographical reach.
Have you ever considered what happens to scrubber
The minimum wage was made law across much of Europe to lift low-paid workers out of poverty. Critics say the rates set |nationally are too low to have a real impact. Hartley Milner reports on a campaign to provide people with a pay packet they can live on.
‘Get a life’ we are told when we plunge ourselves into our work to
C?Zero is a cleaning system developed by cleaning services provider Facilicom that assesses the carbon emissions and impact of each element of the cleaning process in order to establish an accurate carbon footprint. The company is now offering this programme on its contracts and ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visited the London office of global
French reporter Christian Bouzols brings news of an agreement designed to improve part-time working.
The major French unions and the French cleaning federation FEP have come to an agreement, expressed in a joint declaration, to improve provisions concerning part-time working in the cleaning sector. Their agreement is to move forward on existing
Global facilities services provider ISS published its 2020 Vision study as an assessment of the trends that will shape the facilities management industry between now and 2020. Responsible for compiling this comprehensive document was Peter Ankerstjerne, group marketing director, who is based at the company’s headquarters in Copenhagen,
ECJ’s reporter in Russia, Oleg Popov of Cristanval, reports on new anti-discrimination laws.
In the past, one might see the following advertisement: “Seeking a Russian cleaning woman under 45 years old.” Now one can only write: “Seeking a cleaning woman.” Due to such changes in legislation, the stream of