Entries by EFCI

Improving EU Public Procurement Event in Brussels

Improving EU Public Procurement: A Vision from Industrial Cleaning, Private Security, and Contract Catering Services  Last 14 November, the EU social partner organizations of the industrial cleaning, private security and contract catering sectors organized in Brussels a joint event – IMPPROVING EU PUBLIC PROCUREMENT – to discuss the current state of the EU public procurement […]

Autumn Business Survey 2023 in Germany

The mood of companies in the building cleaning trade has clouded over again compared to the spring 2023 survey. This is the result of the autumn business survey published in mid-October by the Bundesinnungsverband des Gebäudereiniger-Handwerks (BIV). Around 300 member companies nationwide took part in the online survey in the period from 28 September to […]

Monde de la Propreté FEP France Revolutionizes Collective Negotiation in Cleaning Industry with Free E-Learning

Our members from France are seizing the reins on education by launching a free e-learning program. Empowering Small Businesses: particularly for companies with less than 50 employees, this e-learning initiative delves into the nuances of collective negotiation. Aimed at directors and negotiation participants within cleaning companies, the program offers a flexible, two-hour self-paced journey. https://www.monde-proprete.com/elearning-negociation-collective-moins-50-salaries

EFCI and Eurofound: discussing essential workers’ employment conditions

On October 10th EFCI’s Director General, Matteo Matarazzo, took the stage during the event, organized by Eurofound an EU Agency Working on living conditions, emphasizing the significance of social dialogue as a pillar connecting industry, employees, and policymakers. Mr. Matarazzo highlighted the vital role of open communication in preventing conflicts at the political level and […]

European Cleaning and Hygiene Awards in Dublin

On October 6, EFCI marked its presence at the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2023 in Dublin, a prestigious event recognizing and rewarding excellence across various facets of the cleaning and hygiene sector. As the sole pan-European award-event for the industry, these awards commend outstanding achievements in client relationships, technological adoption, diversity and inclusion, image […]

CMS Fair in Berlin

On September 21, the Board of Directors gathered in Berlin, on the occasion of the CMS exhibition. CMS is Europe’s most successful industry platform for cleaning and hygiene. This is where the entire range of expertise meets in 2023. The international cleaning trade fair CMS Berlin offers a complete market overview of products, systems and […]

New communication and policy officer

Q: welcome to EFCI! Can you share a bit about yourself and your background? Alessandro: Thank you! I’m Alessandro Oshiai, and I’m thrilled to have joined EFCI. Let me introduce myself, I’m a bit of a cultural cocktail—I’m half Italian, half Brazilian, with Japanese roots, all while being born and raised in Belgium. It’s a […]

EFCI gathers experts in Brussels to discuss daytime cleaning

The European cleaning industry has been debating the case for daytime cleaning for years. And while in some countr ies this way of working is being implemented, it is not so widespread in others. Could it be a realistic solution for the cleaning industry of tomorrow? To discuss this point and further the public debate […]