Community

Chequers at Pridefest

Chequers were proud to attend Croydon Pridefest as sponsors for the third year running! We ran a stall full of enjoyable games with several prizes to be won by the public. Croydon pride aims to provide a safe and tolerant community within Croydon for all of its diverse members. The event allowed people from the

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Charity

Team Chequers Raise Over £1000

Once again Team Chequers have done us proud, raising over £1000 for charity at a run in Hyde Park! Nine Chequers employees took part in the annual Lady Garden Run to raise money for the Gynaecological Cancer Fund.   Georgia, Marcus, Mason, Sina, Arshia, Katie, Amanda, Cat and Alexandra all ran 5k in support of

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Charity

Bringing A Touch Of Magic To Milton Grange

  Billy’s hard work finally paid off in May as a magical new installation delighted residents living with dementia at a care home in Eastbourne.   The Tovertafel interactive ‘Magic Table’ debuted at Milton Grange, giving residents the chance to have some fun with the vibrant games and interact socially.   It was made possible

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Community

Dementia Action Week

Some of our newest employees became Dementia Friends as part of National Dementia Action Week this week.   Apprentices Sufyaan, Sina and Richard joined Mason from our Recruitment Team for the session which raised awareness of the difficulties people face when living with dementia.   Those of you who work on senior living or extra-care

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Cleaning

Hearing Resident Voices

  Good communication is an important part of providing a good service.   If we know and understand our clients then we know how to make sure they’re happy and improve.   Some of our Contract Managers got a bit of face-to-face feedback from residents at CCHA’s (Croydon Churches Housing Association) Action Day this month.

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Celebration & Awards

Chequers Certified Gold

In recognition of our continued commitment to sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint, we have been awarded the Carbon Smart Gold certification!   To take a proactive stance and address our contribution to climate change, we have committed to the Carbon Smart Programme.   Being Carbon Smart means taking an intelligent and flexible approach to

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Celebration & Awards

Apprentices Celebrated as we Welcome New Recruits

At Chequers, we were incredibly proud to see three of our former apprentices graduate from Croydon College last month.   Joe, Danielle and Marcus have all accepted full time roles within the company after completing their course, and were officially presented with their diploma’s at a ceremony in March.   Our CEO Rosaleen Liard was

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Environmental

CarbonClean Gives Our Engines A Boost

Whether it be all the vehicles in our fleet, or the machinery used by our Grounds Maintenance Department, it’s clear we have a lot of engines at Chequers.   We’ve recently been looking at how we can use these engines more efficiently, and in a more eco-friendly way.   As part of our commitment to

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