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Meet our Director – Dora

Recently appointed a Director, as part of the management buyout here at A&R Services, Dora has been part of the team for over eight years. Another new, but not so new face has been appointed to our Board of Directors at A&R Services.   The wonderful Dora started out as one of our Commercial Cleaners at Blue Arrow and was …

A&R Director, Chloe Stanford

Meet our Director – Chloe

Recently appointed a Director, Chloe has been part of the A&R Family for over seven years and has become a real success story for the company. Chloe is a very driven young talent who has been through a range of NVQ’s, and management training programmes, and accumulated extensive knowledge of our business and the soft services industry giving us a …

New Management Team at A&R Services

MBO at A&R Services sees co-founder and long-standing management take the reigns

Three directors, led by co-founder Ashley Davies, have completed the management buy-out of Bridgend-based A&R Services.  Ashley is joined by 25-year-old Chloe Stanford who first joined the company as an apprentice at the age of 18, and operations manager Dora Vasarhelyi. The deal was funded by the Development Bank of Wales with a loan and equity investment package from the …

A&R Finance Director Ashley Davies pictured in Bridgend Town Centre

5 Facilities Management Trends for 2022 That You Should Know

As soft service providers continue to survive and even thrive in today’s continuing tough economy, one thing stands out above all else – the strength and resilience of those in our industry. A&R Services Co-founder and Finance Director, Ashley Davies has listed what he feels are the top trends for the year ahead, and ones you should be aware of: …

A&R Services Feed Families

The Welsh Business Feeding Local Charities in Need This Christmas

Bridgend-based Soft Services provider A&R Services is aiming to feed over 100 families this Christmas with the launch of their ‘Feed Families’ Christmas appeal. Aimed at helping households in need across the whole of Wales, the ‘Feed Families’ campaign will provide a festive food hamper to those who need it most during the holiday season. With the help of local …

A&R Operations Manager Appointment

Operations Manager Appointed at A&R Services

A&R Services has appointed Dora Vasarhelyi as Operations Manager and head of its team of Commercial Managers. The Soft Services provider which provides cleaning services such as security, and washroom & facilities management across the UK has made another senior appointment to support the company’s continued growth. Starting her journey with A&R as a cleaner, Dora has been with the …

A&R Team Celebrating Fast Growth 50 2021

A&R Services Announces Fifth Consecutive Year of Business Growth

Award-winning soft facilities provider, A&R Services has today announced their inclusion in the Fast Growth 50, for a record fifth consecutive year. The Fast Growth 50 has been around since 1999, identifying the fastest growing firms in Wales, Fast Growth 50 is a unique initiative that has firmly established itself as THE list of businesses that entrepreneurs across Wales aspire …

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Welsh Businesses help local community gym to re-open

A Welsh gym, which was forced to close during the pandemic, has reopened after support from one of Wales’ largest not-for-profit organisations Welsh Water, and award-winning soft services provider A&R Services. Dowlais ABC, an amateur boxing club in Merthyr Tydfil has been providing a place for local enthusiasts to train for over 70 years, producing well over 100 ABA Champions. …

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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, …

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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, …