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It's easy to stay abreast of the latest opinions, thoughts and insights from JR&Co. Scroll down to discover reports on different sectors, new technology, and discussions on the day-to-day commerical cleaning challenges faced by companies like yours.

8 Practical tips for a perfect premises throughout autumn... come rain or shine

22/10/2018

The changing colours of the leaves during autumn are a beautiful sight and have inspired famous paintings and poetry. However, the season also brings more unsettled weather, meaning extra steps need to be taken to protect workplaces and people. Read our blog to discover our 8 practical tips for a perfect premises.

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Our latest guide provides invaluable insight into expert management of people and places

26/09/2018

Exceptional service is crucial to any organisation and should be the primary focus of any outsourcing relationship, underpinned by expert management of the contract delivery. We work hard to raise professional standards and deliver best practice in the cleaning and FM industry. That’s why we’ve created a guide to expert management, so that our clients and prospects can be secure in the knowledge that we understand their needs and are focused on providing service excellence.

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Watch our new videos to see how we put your premises in safe hands

06/08/2018

We’re the secure commercial cleaning® experts – and we make sure our staff, systems and technology ensure clients are in safe hands. To highlight just how meticulous our security procedures are, we’ve created two short videos showcasing our staff vetting procedures and systems for security on our client sites.

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Introducing our free guide: A Secure Approach to Workplace Sustainability

14/06/2018

The importance of taking green actions and minimising the amount of materials that end up in landfill or polluting our oceans has been stimulated by recent media coverage. From our experience of providing professional cleaning services to some of the most prestigious organisations across London, we recognise that they care about their impact on the environment and that sustainable thinking is fundamental to their business.

 

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Facilities fit for royalty

15/05/2018

Facilities fortunate enough to be showcased as part of the upcoming Royal Wedding will need to be of immaculate standard. We know first-hand how important it is for prestigious organisations to have facilities that are fit for royalty. Many of our clients run high profile sites of historical, cultural, educational or charitable importance – such as Kew Gardens, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, and United Grand Lodge of England – and have been honoured with royal visits.

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Supporting every walk of life

14/05/2018

As well as being successful in business, the prestigious organisations that we work in partnership with recognise they can make a positive impact on society. This can involve measures including investing in the well-being of staff, providing the London Living Wage, or championing charitable causes. Corporate social responsibility is at the root of their business and it’s also at the heart of ours

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Embracing innovation to meet exacting requirements

26/04/2018

We see first-hand that the facilities managers we partner with work tirelessly to overcome daily challenges, and ensure their sites are fit for purpose and run effortlessly. Issues they face include high-traffic levels, duty of care matters, managing multiple service providers, safeguarding the building and the people within it, and the arrangement of multiple functions and events to name but a few.

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3 tips to keep your business safe from infection

26/02/2018

UK flu levels continue to hit the headlines after a record winter outbreak, with the most recent data released by Public Health England on 15th February showing that, whilst they are beginning to stabilise, flu continues to circulate across the UK. Employees are particularly vulnerable to infections during the winter months, especially those in large commercial premises where there is a high density of people.

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Secure Commercial Cleaning Is Our Focus As We Rebrand

22/01/2018

Over the next few months you will really see some changes to our business, as we’ve undergone a rebrand to highlight our ethos to deliver secure commercial cleaning® to our customers. We are rolling out our new Julius Rutherfoord & Co logo and livery into all corners of the business as you read! You will see our new look across our website, social media, uniforms & vehicles, marketing materials, signage, our HQ and more.

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In Safe Hands

12/12/2017

It’s more important than ever to have appropriate security measures in place for every aspect of your business to protect people and reputation.

As technology advances, we firmly believe that the professional cleaning industry should be moving towards a more systems-based approach to vetting staff and improving the safe delivery of cleaning.

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