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New Year – New Contract

How is your office cleaning going? Have you recently inspected your office? If you need a hand, we have a cleaning audit document, free to download on our website. Areas you need to check are: – Skirting Boards – Stairs – High level atriums & ceiling areas – Reception glass – Cleaners cupboard – for …

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Christmas is coming…..are your cleaners ready for the clean up!

Christmas is a great time of year in offices…..but it does get messy. Lots of nibbles, mince pies etc, drinks and festive cheer. Secret Santa presents to unwrap, and lots of tinsel and glitter. Does that sound familiar??? But can you rely on your cleaners to clean the offices, meeting rooms and reception areas ready …

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Cleaners Cupboards….

If you have a cleaners cupboard on your site, have you seen inside it recently? Go take a look and see what you find….. This area is for your cleaning team to keep all their chemicals and equipment to clean your office, including your desk, your washrooms and your kitchen areas. So, it should be: …

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Colour Coding in Your Cleaning Cupboard

Although some cleaning companies do not follow it at all, at Shipshape we follow the colour coding guidelines to the letter, as colour coding is imperative to keep your office or school environment healthy and germ free. We are always surprised when we visit prospective clients, how many clients have cleaners cupboards with no evidence …

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Do you get let down in the Summer on your Office Cleaning?

When it comes to the summer months, do you get a reduced or non-existent cleaning service in your office? Excuses are not good enough, and when your cleaning contract is managed properly, whether it is a one cleaner site, or a larger cleaning team, holiday and absences should be managed and teams should know what …

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End of Year Lunch

Its been a busy year at Shipshape with new projects and contracts. We have also had a new member of staff in the office, Claire Harding, who now manages our accounts department. This year we have been awarded Safe Contractor status again, for the 5th consecutive year. As a company we are very Health & …

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