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Eco friendly Grounds Maintenance

Councils across the country are drastically reducing the amount of chemicals and pesticides they are using and investing time and money into more environmentally friendly products and methods of grounds maintenance and landscaping, in order to respond to the climate change policies that will no doubt become legal regulations, over the next few years, rather…

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Get Smart in 2019 – Outsource

Special New Year offer for new or growing businesses…. With the start of the year upon us, many small business owners are starting to gear their operations back up, following the relatively quiet holiday period. When you’re running a small business, it’s easy to try and do everything yourself – but that’s not always great…

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Fix your potholes PERMANENTLY before the winter comes

With so much rain around at the moment, potholes can start to become a nuisance. Traditional potholing methods often see holes re-occur within months of being filled, but N & S Group are now using a unique permafill formula, (provided in the UK solely by Ground Control). The filled surface will stay filled permanently and…

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Are Your Dirty Toilets Scaring Away Customers?

Check your loos for Halloween Horrors – are your dirty toilets scaring away customers? According to a recent survey, 94% of respondents say they would avoid a business in the future after experiencing a dirty toilet there in the past. When it comes bathroom cleanliness, people will avoid retail stores, petrol stations, business centres, supermarkets,…

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GDPR compliant Privacy Policy changes 2018

At the end of this month, GDPR comes into effect, officially on the 25th May, 2018 and as all businesses are expected to comply, we decided to get ahead of the curve and get our data privacy policy updated and ready. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new regulation that will replace the…

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Security for your Business

The security of business premises is always paramount to the safety of their staff, equipment and their confidential information. Many companies keep filing cabinets containing hard copies of client data and naturally also computers and systems, which remain in the building overnight. Unfortunately, due to the world we live in, many thefts from businesses are…

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Preparing Your Business Grounds for Spring

As we progress through mid-January, although we are still in the midst of Winter, our attentions are slowly turning to the preparation of the ground, ready for Spring and the planning of beds and plants that will pop through the soil during this season. Below are suggestions for optimising the space to achieve a bright…

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Emergency Call Out for Damaged Wall

At 7:46am on December 1st, 2017, the maintenance team at N & S Group attended an emergency callout for a damaged stone wall, in the Doncaster area, which had been ploughed into by a lorry, skidding on black ice. The driver never stopped, so we don’t know exactly how this happened, but the fallen stone…