Flexi cleaning on road to success

28th of December 2023
Flexi cleaning on road to success

ECJ’s Lotte Printz takes another look at the flexible market meeting a Flex-job cleaner in Denmark.

One Monday morning at 8am, yours truly arrives at the old building where I used to study journalism. A building now a community and conference centre run by Skejby Rangers. It may sound like it, but this is not a football club, nor is my

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EFCI attends EP hearing on social impact of public procurement

27th of December 2023
EFCI attends EP hearing on social impact of public procurement

Towards the end of last year EFCI participated in a hearing, organised by the Employment and Social Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (EMPL) to discuss the findings of a report on the social impact of the current public procurement provisions. For the first time, EFCI was
given the opportunity to present its views before the members of

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Busy month for contract cleaning

28th of November 2023
Busy month for contract cleaning

Katja Scholz in Germany brings us reports from Craft Day and the CMS exhibition in Berlin.

In September there were two highlights for the contract cleaning sector taking place simultaneously in Germany:  on ‘Craft Day’ the achievements of Germany’s craftsmen and women took centre stage for the 13th time and the

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Finding an easier way to inclusion

22nd of November 2023
Finding an easier way to inclusion

ECJ’s Lotte Printz on supported employment (SE) for disabled people in Sweden in the cleaning industry.

The approaches may differ, but all over Europe it’s being discussed how to include people with disabilities in the ordinary labour market. In real jobs in real workplaces with real workmates and real pay.

In Sweden, approximately

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Survey shows a positive outlook

20th of November 2023
Survey shows a positive outlook

Anna Garbagna in Italy takes a look at the annual survey by Afidamp on product sales for 2022.

There is a climate of optimism for professional cleaning which is predicting a growing trend for the closure of the current year.

The companies interviewed for the annual survey of producers and distributors  commissioned by Afidamp to Cerved have

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Awards recognise unsung heroes

17th of November 2023
Awards recognise unsung heroes

From the UK, Lynn Webster reports on the job done by those responsible for hygiene on the front line.

We acknowledge that the cleaning industry is very diverse, providing services across many sectors. An area that can often be overlooked is the contribution made by our armed forces and the various military cadre; the key groups of officers and

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