Hand in Glove: How City & Essex is paving the way in sustainable PPE

Hand in Glove: How City & Essex is paving the way in sustainable PPE

How many pairs of disposable gloves does a commercial cleaning company go through a day? And what happens to them when they are discarded into site waste streams? These are the questions we have ...

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City & Essex team raises £2,620 for charity at Tough Mudder 5K

City & Essex team raises £2,620 for charity at Tough Mudder 5K

On Saturday 21 September in the beautiful sunshine, our green kitted squad pushed through 5k of woodland terrain and 13 obstacles at Tough Mudder London South. The team crawled under ...

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Welcome to the team Phoebe Newton

Welcome to the team Phoebe Newton

A warm welcome to our new Apprentice Phoebe Newton who has joined City & Essex's Customer Service Team at our Head Office. This year has brought many necessary changes within our ...

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A cleaning company gets muddy for a good cause

A cleaning company gets muddy for a good cause

12 brave souls will be forever bonded in mud, working together to overcome 13 obstacles in 5 kilometres to raise money for the incredible -Macmillan Cancer Support. By 2020, almost ...

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4th UhUb training reward raffle

4th UhUb training reward raffle

22 Winners of our 4th employee training reward raffle have now been announced. Congratulations to the 20 employees who each won £100 for passing our core module training and to the 2 that ...

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A blossoming relationship with Royal Horticulture Society

A blossoming relationship with Royal Horticulture Society

The RHS Headquarters at 80 Vincent Square specialises in the preservation and display of botanical art and garden history and is home to the worlds finest horticultural library and associated ...

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LIVING WAGE ANNOUNCEMENT

LIVING WAGE ANNOUNCEMENT

The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate that is voluntarily paid by over 3,500 UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a fair day's pay for a hard day's work. All accredited ...

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GENDER PAY GAP REPORT

GENDER PAY GAP REPORT

As an employer of more than 250 employees, City & Essex are required by law to carry out Gender Pay Gap Reporting under the Equality Act 2010 Regulations 2017. This involves carrying out six ...

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CITY & ESSEX AWARDED LIBERTY LONDON CONTRACT

CITY & ESSEX AWARDED LIBERTY LONDON CONTRACT

The iconic department store Liberty London selects City & Essex as it's full Cleaning Service provider. We are delighted to announce the commencement of our cleaning services at the ...

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LIFE AFTER COLLECTION

LIFE AFTER COLLECTION

Ever wondered what happens to your general waste once it is collected? We did. So we visited the largest Energy from Waste facility in the UK. Located on the banks of the River Thames, Cory ...

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NEW TRAINING PLATFORM A SUCCESS

NEW TRAINING PLATFORM A SUCCESS

Over the past 6 months, City & Essex has been augmenting the new company-wide training system - UhUb. This mandatory training platform was specifically designed to improve on our training ...

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NEW DIVISIONAL MANAGER

NEW DIVISIONAL MANAGER

We are very pleased to announce that James Hookway has been appointed our new Divisional Manager. City & Essex has seen significant growth this year and to ensure the same level ...

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THE TRAINING REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN!

THE TRAINING REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN!

City & Essex are excited to announce our innovative employee training and engagement platform UhUb. This month, we see the launch of our new company-wide training system - UhUb. This user-friendly ...

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GETTING TO KNOW: WENDY FREDRICKS

GETTING TO KNOW: WENDY FREDRICKS

HR & PAYROL ADMINISTRATOR  JOINED NOVEMBER 2016 What are your responsibilities? I manage the full Payroll function for City & Essex (London), I have additional responsibility ...

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WAGE BOOST FOR WORKERS

WAGE BOOST FOR WORKERS

This April will see The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rise from £7.20 to £7.50, for those aged 25 and over. The minimum wage for 25-year-olds and over will ...

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Successful retender of three prestigious clients

Successful retender of three prestigious clients

Following a successful four year partnership, we are delighted to have retained cleaning contracts with Knightsbridge Estate, Harrods and Great Portland Estates. The contracts will be managed ...

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Congratulations on new arrival

Congratulations on new arrival

Congratulations to our Marketing Director, Russell Blunt and Fiance, Ashleigh Higgins on their first child: Scarlett was born at 3:15pm on the 6th January weighing 4lb 6oz. "After 12 ...

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The Cleaning Show 2017

The Cleaning Show 2017

This March we see the return of The Cleaning Show at London's ExCel. This major event is designed specifically for the Cleaning and Support Services sector. It is a great opportunity to ...

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City & Essex Reaches New Heights With Contract Win

City & Essex Reaches New Heights With Contract Win

City & Essex is proud to announce the major contract win of the iconic skyscraper - One Canada Square. One Canada Square was the first tower to rise out of the docks in 1990. At 770ft above ...

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New eco fleet hits the road

New eco fleet hits the road

Our new ultra low emission cars are out and about this month sporting the new branding. In 2006, City & Essex took the initiative to change its fleet to the fuel efficient ...

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Our brand new website

Our brand new website

As part of our complete rebrand strategy of 2016, we would like to welcome you to our new website. We hope you find it more informative and easier to navigate. If you are reading this, then ...

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Proud to be working with Harvey Nichols

Proud to be working with Harvey Nichols

City & Essex are delighted to announce the commencement of its services at the newly refurbished Harvey Nichols Flagship store in Knightsbridge and Head Office in Chiswick. This incredible ...

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We are a founding member of the CSSA

We are a founding member of the CSSA

City & Essex is now a founding member of the newly relaunched CSSA (Cleaning and Support Services Association). The CSSA is the UK trade association for the contract cleaning sector and ...

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