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Archive for 2009

Employee of the Year at Shipshape Cleaning

Monday, December 21st, 2009

We are pleased to present the Shipshape Cleaning Employee of the Year award to Carla Tredwell. Carla has worked with Shipshape Cleaning since the beginning and is a valued employee.  Carla manages a team on one of our larger sites and keeps everything working smoothly. We did the presentation on Thursday night when she came with … Continue reading

Top Safety Accreditation for Shipshape Cleaning

Monday, December 14th, 2009

We have received our Acceditation Certificate today and are very pleased to announce that we have been successful in joining this leading edge scheme, designed to help industry improve its safety record. The SAFEcontractor programme recognises very high standards of health & safety practise amongst UK contractors. Shipshape decided to start working towards achieving this … Continue reading

Save the Meerkats!

Monday, December 7th, 2009

On visiting the Christmas Without Cruelty Fayre at Kensington Town Hall hosted by Animal Aid on Sunday, one of the causes that particularly horrified us was the Meerkat ‘must have’  pet craze. Due to the recent popularity of the comparethemarket.com TV commercials, Meerkats are fast becoming the new pet to have in the UK. (CAPS) The Captive Animals’ … Continue reading

Looking after your Poinsettias & Christmas Tree

Monday, November 30th, 2009

This time of year we like to dress our homes with festive plants and of course the traditional Christmas Tree, the question is, after spending money on these, how do we prolong their life over the Christmas period? Here are our tips for success: Poinsettias Watering – Examine the soil daily and when the surface … Continue reading

Tea towels in your Office…

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

With these winter bugs escalating at the moment, hygiene in the office is even more important. In kitchen areas, both at home and work, damp cloths are a perfect place for bacteria to breed .  It is important to wash all kitchen cloths, not just tea towels, regularly and leave them to thoroughly dry before … Continue reading

Shipshape Offering Even More Services to Clients

Monday, November 16th, 2009

At Shipshape we are very customer focused. We strive to not just get the cleaning right for our clients but aim to be flexible, helpful and knowledgeable in all areas of facilities management.  In the current economic market we want to make organising your additional services as easy and cost effective as possible and just … Continue reading

Slipping in the Wet Weather….

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Well, we are well into Autumn now with the darker evenings and what seems like constant rain showers. One of the hazards we encounter this time of year in the rain, ice and snow is slipping on hard floor surfaces. I encountered this very problem at the weekend, mearly walking from outside in a shopping centre … Continue reading

All Natural Cleaning Products

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

It is important these days that we are more aware of what we put down our toilets and sinks to reduce the harm to the environment. One of the ranges we can provide to clients is the Method range of cleaning products.  We have tested Method products in the Shipshape office and we were impressed at … Continue reading

HALLOWEEN

Monday, October 26th, 2009

As Halloween approaches, our Business Park is holding a Halloween Fancy Dress Party on Friday 30th October.  It goes without saying the Shipshape Team will be there in fancy dress & enjoying the festivities.  Pictures will be posted next week, so watch this space.

Autumn Site Cleaning – Inside & Out

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Are there areas of your premises that need attention this time of year? As well as providing your office cleaning to a very high standard, we can also provide other services as part of your office cleaning contract.  Let us organise these services for you and draw up a schedule with you.  We will then invoice … Continue reading

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