Thirty Years of Thriving Business for Chequers Contract Services

Futures Supplies would like to congratulate Chequers on their incredible 30-year milestone.

Founded in 1987 by brothers Gary and Paul Jeal and joined by their sister Kate Ward, Chequers has gone from strength to strength over the past three decades. Maintaining family values at its core, the business has recently seen its second generation of family members join and thrive within the business.

We have been delighted to forge a strong partnership with the company over many years and were delighted to be part of their anniversary celebrations in June, held at Crystal Palace Football Club.

We wish Chequers continued success in delivering cleaning and facilities management services for many years to come.

You can find out more about Chequers and their work at www.chequerscontracts.co.uk.

Croydon Business Excellence Awards 2016

Croydon Business Excellence Awards 2016

The cream of Croydon’s business community came together on 6th October at the Grand Sapphire to celebrate the winners of the Croydon Business Excellence Awards 2016.

The event raised around £10,000 for this year’s chosen charities of the Mayor of Croydon, Councillor Wayne Trakas-Lawlor.

It was hosted by broadcaster and journalist Julia Hartley-Brewer and featured a charity auction presented by Crystal Palace legend John Salako.

Croydon Awards Chequers 2016Our congratulations goes out to all this year’s winners especially our client Chequers Contract Services on their Award.

You can see the complete list of winners here https://croydonawards.co.uk/2016-winners/

We Love Croydon!

Significant regeneration has seen Croydon go from strength to strength with recent reports confirming that the town has the UK’s fastest-growing economy.

Boxpark CroydonWith Boxpark due to open on the 29th October and Westfield Croydon on the horizon it is without doubt an exciting time for Croydon.

Croydon has fast become known as the Silicon Valley of South London with a recorded annual business growth rate of 9.3 per cent, according to a report by accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan was keen to visit recently to hear more about Croydon Council’s multi-million-pound plans including a new cultural quarter.

Mr Khan said: “I think Croydon is a hub for technology, for culture, for development, and it is one of the hidden gems of our great city, and I’m looking forward to Croydon flourishing and thriving.”

You can read more about some of Croydon’s exciting developments here:-

http://www.boxparkcroydon.com/

http://www.uhy-uk.com/news-events/news/tech-hub-croydon-is-uks-fastest-growing-economy/

http://thecroydonpartnership.com/

http://croydontechcity.com/

ISSA Interclean Amsterdam 2016

Amsterdam3 2016 We were delighted to attend the ISSA/INTERCLEAN show in Amsterdam this year. It was a great opportunity to review new innovations and meet with both customer and supply partners and develop new relationships.

With cleaning products and solutions, inspiring sessions on cutting edge topics and the technology of the future, ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam is without doubt the go to exhibition for the cleaning industry.

Covering eleven halls and hosting over 800 exhibitors, the exhibition aims to showcase the latest professional cleaning products and solutions along with providing a number of seminars and demonstration zones. Numerous events were hosted throughout the show floor to enrich understanding of technologies and trends that are driving the industry.Amsterdam 2016

Considered worldwide as the launching platform for innovations, it was a great show with more visitors from more countries than ever before.

Find out where the next ISSA event is at www.issainterclean.com/

Croydon Chamber BBQ

Chamber 2The senior management team were delighted to meet with key customers and network with over 50 local companies at the Croydon Chamber Summer BBQ last night.

Chamber 5It was a fabulous setting at Farleigh Golf Club where we were treated to a welcome drink of on arrival and a delicious barbeque in the glorious summer evening sunshine.Chamber 4

Futures Supplies were also delighted to pick up not one but two of the raffle prizes on offer.

The company Chamber 1has been a member of the Croydon Chamber for almost 20 years and our CEO Mandie Kemp remains a Chamber Ambassador committed to supporting other local business.

 

 

What a Surprise!

cakeThe whole team at Futures Supplies would like to thank Jo, Mark and all the team at Metsa for the most fabulous cake to help mark our 20th year celebrations, we are delighted to be able to work with such a great trading partner.

As the manufacturer of Katrin products, Metsä Tissue is a leading manufacturer of tissue paper products to professional users in Europe. It has eleven production units located in Finland, Germany, Poland, Russia, Slovakia and Sweden and in value terms is the fourth largest supplier of tissue paper products in Europe.

Metsä Tissue lead the tissue industry in developing low-impact processes and practices. Recycled fibre accounts for 60% of the fibre it uses and all primary fibre suppliers are chain-of-custody certified, ensuring sustainable forest management which means they make the perfect partner for Futures Supplies.

 

Evans Vanodine Wins Queens Award for Enterprise

EVANS QA InternationalTrade2015We would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to our supplier Evans Vanodine who has been named as a winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade. The award is in recognition of the company’s outstanding overseas sales growth over the last three years.

Evans exports to seventy-two countries worldwide, with a further ten countries serviced by licensed manufacturing units overseas.  Over the last three years new sales territories have been added, such as New Zealand and South Africa, with the latter noted as being particularly promising.

Evans Vanodine is a family owned company whose products cover an extensive range of cleaning and hygiene applications for industrial, janitorial, food process and animal health sectors. evans-footer-logo

 

Charity Update

GOSHC LogoGreat Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust is the country’s leading centre for treating sick children and has the widest range of specialists under one roof.

Together with the UCL Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street is one of the world’s leading research centres for children and we are delighted to have supported this worthy cause for almost 20 years  www.gosh.org/gen/?utm_source=gosh.nhs&utm_medium=toptab

 

This year we have continued also to support other worthy causes including Principle Cleaning’s chosen charity, The London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy through sponsorship and locally Amelia’s Journey, along with The Great Marie Curie Stamp appeal and our local Salvation Army www.salvationarmyappeals.org.uk/site/Donation2?df_id=1622&1622.donation=form1&idb=0

GOSHC Letter

Amelias Journey 2