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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.

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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Cycling to success


We supported our client Broadgate Estates by sponsoring its team for the grueling long-distance endurance cycling event. Ted Bowler, Broadgate Estates Associate Director – Surveying, and Ed Cree, Director of Asset Management for Canada Water at British Land, raised a total of over £30,000 for Club Peloton during Cycle to MIPIM 2017.

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A high-tech industry


When you think of the latest technological innovations, it’s fair to say that the cleaning industry may not be the first to spring to mind. But while others in this sector have been slow to adapt to and adopt new technologies, we are proud to be blazing the trail with our passionate approach to innovation. We do this because innovative new working practices directly benefit our clients, improving the quality, efficiency, transparency and security of our service.

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