We are pleased to announce that we have started our B CORP journey, watch this space for regular updates on our progress.
Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps form a community of leads and drive a global movement of people using business as a force for good.
Back in 2020, our Managing Director, Faith, pledged to run in the London Marathon to raise funds for the wonderful St Margaret’s Hospice.
“St Margaret’s Hospice are a fantastic charity supporting so many local people through very difficult times, and they have a particularly special meaning in my heart being there at the end for both my own father and my father in-law.”
This event was unfortunately delayed to due to COVID. One year later on the 3rd October 2021, the London Marathon was allowed to proceed.
Faith completed the marathon in 4 hours and 33 minutes, raising over £3,000 in the process for St Margaret’s Hospice.
“Thank you to everyone that sponsored me in aid of St. Margaret’s Somerset Hospice, we raised over £3,000 for an amazing cause. Very relieved to complete the marathon in 4 hours and 33 minutes!”
During the Lockdown we’ve been working hard to make the best of these difficult times.
As part of our investment plans for the future, we are now thrilled to announce that two new gas dryers have been installed by JENSEN®.
- Low energy consumption
- High evaporation performance
- Low noise level for more operational safety
“Thanks to InfraCare, the infrared control, the drying process is optimized even further: Both the energy consumption and the drying time is reduced, since the linen temperature is the regulating variable and not the exhaust air temperature.”
These new dryers contain many new features and improvements helping us ensure the Guarantee quality, as well as minimising our impact on the environment
“2020 started so well, then we were hit by COVID. Our market has taken an unprecedent thumping, for 3 months not one piece of laundry to wash!
As our business has shrunk, job losses have been inevitable. It is with great sadness that I have had to say goodbye to a number of our colleagues as we have closed our Corsham site and expanded our laundry in Dorset. This has enabled us to bring all our customers into one Guarantee site.
We are raring to go and will be ready and waiting for the return of all of our wonderful Hotels in July and beyond. Same company, same values with the same top-quality linen and 5-star service.”
Faith Foote, Managing Director
Our wonderful hotels are of course closed during this very difficult time and we have therefore temporarily put our laundry in Corsham into hibernation until they re-open.
Our Dorset laundry is still operational, albeit in a much-reduced size and is proud to be supporting the food industry supply chain with essential high care workwear.
We welcome any feedback and information from our customer base as the situation changes. You can contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please support our Managing Director, Faith Foote, in her goal to run the 2020 London Marathon, raising funds for the wonderful St Margaret’s Hospice.
To pledge, please visit: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/im-running-the-london-marathon-2020
To find out more about St Margaret’s Hospice and the fantastic work that they do, visit: https://www.st-margarets-hospice.org.uk/home-page
Our Corsham site has been trialling the Ozone Technology by Laundry Efficiency since the beginning of this year.
Using just electricity and oxygen, the Ozone system is cutting edge technology that reduces the chemical usage of washing, and uses less water and energy in each cycle, bringing both changes and benefits, not only to us, but our customers also.
The benefits we will potentially see are:
- Product quality will be maintained.
- Reduces the rewashing of stained items.
- Washing and drying times will be reduced.
- Energy and chemical consumption will be reduced – we will become more environmentally friendly as a result.
- The brightness and life span of the linen will be greatly improved.
- Linen has been said to feel softer and smell fresher.
Please watch the video to see what Corsham’s Factory Manager, Ryan Park, thinks of the Ozone Technology.
For more information about Ozone Technology please visit: https://www.laundryefficiency.com/ozone-technology/
Guarantee Wins Again, Two Years Running:
Laundry & Cleaning News Best Laundry Customer Service Award 2018
We are delighted to announce that for the second consecutive year Guarantee Laundries and Guarantee Linen Services are the winners of the 2018 LCN (Laundry & Cleaning News) Awards for Best Laundry Customer Service in the UK.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support, especially those of you who were kind enough to nominate us for this prestigious award.
We also want to thank our hard working and dedicated staff, who strive every day to go above and beyond the call of duty for each and every one of our customers.