London's reopened Design Museum selects Julius Rutherfoord as specialist cleaning and soft FM services provider

18th of January 2017
London's reopened Design Museum selects Julius Rutherfoord as specialist cleaning and soft FM services provider

London's Design Museum, which is set to become the world's leading museum of contemporary design and architecture as it reopens in a spectacular new location, has chosen Julius Rutherfoord as its specialist cleaning and soft FM services provider.

The museum's new home is in a landmark building from the 1960s in Kensington High Street, where it

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‘Who’ comes first in marketing

17th of January 2017
‘Who’ comes first in marketing

Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems. He writes his latest blog for ECJ, on the subject of marketing.

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Chinese city to promote 'toilet chiefs' for better management

11th of January 2017
Chinese city to promote 'toilet chiefs' for better management

The Chinese city of Xi'an, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, is to appoint "toilet chiefs" this year, the city tourism bureau has announced.

The city aims to ensure all public toilets and those in restaurants and entertainment venues meet national standards in terms of sufficient numbers and cleanliness.
All public

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Experts scoff at schools’ ban of toilet roll cores

10th of January 2017
Experts scoff at schools’ ban of toilet roll cores

Pupils of UK schools are being prevented from bringing in cardboard toilet roll cores due to fears that they could spread disease.

Teachers have alerted parents to the ban quoting alleged health and safety guidelines. However, government officials have denounced these as an "urban myth".

Parents at one nursery school in County Durham were told

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Spanish law voids Court of Auditors and Madrid Education cleaning tender competitions because of below-cost pricing

9th of January 2017
Spanish law voids Court of Auditors and Madrid Education cleaning tender competitions because of below-cost pricing

The courts in Spain have ruled that both the Board of Education of the Community of Madrid and the Court of Auditors rerun the public tender competitions for the award of the cleaning services in their respective buildings because they were put out to tender at less than cost.

The Professional Association of Cleaning Companies (Aspel) brought

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The robot vacuum cleaner that can be controlled using Amazon’s Alexa

6th of January 2017
The robot vacuum cleaner that can be controlled using Amazon’s Alexa

An automatic vacuum cleaner for people who like to bark out orders to their appliances has been presented to visitors at this year's CES technology show in Las Vegas.

Samsung's Powerbot VR7000 can be linked with Amazon's Echo Support technology to enable it to be activated via voice controls.

Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker that features a

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