Is your business ready for hybrid working?

Ever since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic early last year, quarantines, lockdowns, and self-imposed isolations have forced millions of workers to work remotely from home. This workplace experiment that had once struggled to gain any traction amongst businesses, became a saving grace for many during a time of great uncertainty. While there have undoubtedly been challenges along the way, …

Explaining The SIA Licensing Process

When providing security services for commercial properties, construction, and events it is important that your security staff are SIA licensed to operate. So, to help explain the SIA licensing process here is some helpful information When can you lawfully work in a licensable role? You can lawfully work in a licensable role in the following circumstances: You hold a current, …

How to Secure Unoccupied Land

Around the Newport area, there are some areas of land that are yet to be developed on and are left unoccupied. Unoccupied land is very much like a vacant property and can be vulnerable to crime, which means that owners should take precautions to ensure the land remains safe and secure. In Newport and the UK, vandalism is a growing …

In-house vs Outsourced Security Services: What’s the difference?

Nearly every business in Newport needs some form of security. However, it can be a bit of a minefield to know what the best security solution for your business is – whether that is having an in-house or an outsourced security team. Here we look at the benefits of having a professional outsourced security team over an in-house security team. …

Step aside ‘Multipurpose’ household cleaner: Why specialist industrial cleaners are more effective

Commercial setting cleaning products The cleaning procedure of a commercial workplace is much more demanding than that of the domestic household. Basic cleaning with mainstream cleaning products should be enough in a home setting but that’s not the case with in a commercial setting. With exposure to higher volumes of people using shared equipment, communal areas and washrooms, businesses need to take …

A&R Services Crowned Family Business of the Year

A&R Services were last night crowned winners of the Family Business of the Year 2021 for Wales. The soft services provider, covering Wales and the South West were announced amongst a line-up of leading family businesses from across the country. The announcement came following a virtual awards ceremony, hosted by the Family Business United and is the Bridgend-based firms’ first award win …

Keeping Your Store Clean and COVID-19 Free

With the outbreak of the coronavirus and the introduction of social distancing, many of our stores have taken measures to ensure our safety and prevent further spread of this awful virus. However, with social distancing measures in place, there is still the potential risk of the virus coming into your store, putting yourself, your staff and customers at risk. To …

Why Should Your Extractor Fans Be Regularly Cleaned?

Extractor fans, whether a property is domestic or commercial, everyone has one somewhere. But what do they do other than being dust collectors?  Extractor fans draw up air particles containing dust and moisture removing foul smells from a room. But when cleaning, extractor fans can be an overlooked area and after a while those drawn up particles can collect in …

7 Tips for Hiring a Commercial Cleaning Company

Screening and hiring a commercial cleaning company may seem like a daunting prospect. You will want to ensure that your facility’s cleaning schedule is in capable hands. Maintaining a clean environment is key to the success of your business. So, you should treat the process like hiring a new employee. We’ve come up with 7 questions which will help you …