Why has profit become a dirty word?

5th of January 2023
Why has profit become a dirty word?

Why has ‘profit’ become a dirty word? Could it be because the profit motive is all too easily seduced by the lustful influences of ‘greed’ or is that just how we perceive it? Hartley Milner explores our conflicted relationship with monetary gain in the context of the energy crisis.

There is a jolly little game people like to

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Batteries - information is power

4th of January 2023
Batteries - information is power

Cleaning machines all require high quality batteries to ensure performance and long autonomy. However cleaning is also one of the most challenging markets for manufacturers, as batteries often have to withstand to less than optimal charging conditions, deep discharging and intermediate charging. Micha Denys, export sales manager for Battery

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Fresh air - what is it?

3rd of January 2023
Fresh air - what is it?

Is it a bracing sea breeze? Is it a pleasantly-scented building? Or does it refer to an allergen-free environment? ECJ asks companies what the term “fresh air” means to them and their customers – and finds out how their products and systems freshen the air of publicly-used facilities.

Air freshening systems have become a common

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Hard floors - wear and tear versus care

29th of December 2022
Hard floors - wear and tear versus care

In what types of facilities are the hard floors most at risk of wear and tear? And where does a pristine appearance matter most? Ann Laffeaty looks at the sliding scale of wear versus care and finds out where floorcare needs to be a top priority.

The floors of some facilities are seemingly in constant use. Industrial environments and warehouses

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Report from a Mop Bucket revisited

28th of December 2022
Report from a Mop Bucket revisited

Lotte Printz on a Swedish cleaner and author, Maja Ekelöf, whose biography has just been released.

”Ugh! Most people would probably say when they think about working as a cleaner. It’s a dull word. You can almost sense the smell of dust and dirty water. You also sense the back pains and the chapped hands. This is a low-income

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End of an era as a new king reigns

23rd of December 2022
End of an era as a new king reigns

UK reporter Lynn Webster reflects on the period of mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

The UK has recently experienced a momentous event as we mourn the passing of our sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II. It was reported around 5.1 billion watched her funeral service worldwide, that is around 64 per cent of the world population.

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