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3 tips to keep your business safe from infection


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


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


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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Celebrating Living Wage Week Leaders


The 5th of November is a day of celebration, as spectacular fireworks displays light up the night’s sky. This year, there’s even more to cheer with the launch of Living Wage Weekrunning from Sunday 5th November to Saturday 11th November.

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Recycling Week


We’re worth it!

‘Recycling – It’s Worth It!’ is the message being shared for Recycle Week (25 September – 1 October), the annual UK-wide campaign encouraging people to recycle and celebrate success. Initiatives like this show how everyone can do their bit to recycle as much as they can. We passionately believe in working with our clients to implement green initiatives, including recycling and using innovative, chemical-free cleaning methods.

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Meticulous about training


Anyone who tries to argue that the cleaning industry is for unskilled people is either being patronising, or worse – playing deliberately ignorant.

Cleaning requires skills that must be taught through training, not least the health and safety procedures surrounding the correct use of equipment, and the proper technical knowledge connecting cleaning with good hygiene and infection prevention.

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The partnership approach


Multifaceted soft-FM contracts with large, discerning clients are becoming increasingly central to our business here at Julius Rutherfoord & Co, and we are proud to be raising the bar in terms of what a true partnership approach looks like.

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Apprenticeship & training success stories


Here at Julius Rutherfoord & Co, we are delighted to offer an ongoing apprenticeship and staff training programme at our Battersea home.

We have long celebrated the positive impact that apprenticeships and traineeships have on individuals, businesses and the economy, and are very proud to have had many positive placements sharing knowledge with enthusiastic and dynamic individuals.

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Innovation in sustainable cleaning


Sustainability and environmental protection are central to our business model. Whether it’s environmentally-friendly cleaning products, or the way in which we implement a service, we’re always searching for new and better solutions to improve industry standards and reduce the impact of the cleaning industry on the world around us.

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The Design Museum & Julius Rutherfoord feature on EC Television


Julius Rutherfoord featured in a prime spot on the European Cleaning Journal’s TV channel, EC Television (ECTV), discussing the unique challenges of cleaning London’s Design Museum. Our passionate approach to innovation, security and environmental sensitivity helped us to win this iconic contract for a world-class cultural venue.


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