Wages and Olympics bring doubt

25th of April 2024 Article by Christian Bouzols
Wages and Olympics bring doubt

French cleaning firms face uncertainty in 2024 as wages rise and the Olympic Games take place there. Christian Bouzols tells us more.

The year 2023 was an active but quite varied one for French cleaning companies and their clients. The economic background encouraged a high number of takeovers among companies large and small.

According to Patrick Klug, managing director of Entreprises et Décisions, a financial p..

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Solutions to combat poverty risk

18th of April 2024 Article by John Griep
Solutions to combat poverty risk

Low-skilled workers in the Dutch cleaning sector are at a higher risk of poverty, explains VSR’s John Griep.

A 2021 report by the Social Economic Council (SER) shows low-skilled workers in the Dutch cleaning sector are at greater risk of poverty. The issue occurs in all sectors with relatively more minimum wages, temporary workers and short working weeks.

All properties that are ch..

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High-fives, hearts and cake

11th of April 2024 Article by Lotte Printz
High-fives, hearts and cake

The first Cleaners’ Day in Denmark went well with the sector, says Lotte Printz. Media still reluctant.

Imagine entering an empty office every night when everyone else has gone home, working on your own without the support of colleagues and without any recognition for your job whatsoever…

That’s what everyday life for many cleaning operatives looks like and that’s how one of numerous posts on s..

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How to make sense of ESG goals?

4th of April 2024 Article by Lynn Webster
How to make sense of ESG goals?

How can the cleaning sector unravel the ESG goals set by the UN? Lynn Webster takes a closer look.

The New Year started with impacts from COP26 for many organisations. Topics covering youth and public empowerment; nature and land use; transport the built environment; energy, science and innovation.

Unravelling of ESG goals for any cleaning company has its challenges and this is compounded for the smaller and medium size c..

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