Celebrating 45! 2021 was a landmark year for Arrow, marking our 45th year as a company. It’s certainly been a momentous journey, spanning more than four decades, and including more than four generations of family leadership. From our initial inception in 1976 as a small supplier of vending ingredients, we’ve grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent cleaning and janitorial suppliers. By Frankie Blackledge 23rd December 2021 We are CHSA Accredited! Arrow County Supplies are pleased to announce we are now CHSA accredited! It’s a fantastic note on which to finish the year, recognising our continued focus on providing the best possible solutions while ensuring the highest possible product quality. By Honor Johnson 20th December 2021 To clean, sanitise or disinfect? One of the main preventive measures that individuals can take in the fight against Covid-19 is to wash their hands regularly with soap and water and, where soap and water aren’t available, use hand sanitiser gel. But what about organisations working tirelessly to prevent the spread of the virus in workplaces and public spaces? The advice is to increase how often and how thoroughly they normally clean these areas, as well as cleaning surfaces they do not normally clean. By Frankie Blackledge 14th December 2021 Our Sweetlake Distribution Centre Is Now Open! We’re excited to announce that our new Sweetlake warehouse and office facility is now fully operational! It’s a key achievement on our 2021 roadmap, and will have a significant impact on our stockholding and distribution capability – helping us drive more efficient delivery processes and support ongoing growth.  By Frankie Blackledge 11th October 2021 We're Exhibiting at The London Cleaning Show Come and see us at the London Cleaning Show – the UK’s largest cleaning and hygiene event. Running from the 2nd – 4th November, it’s a real opportunity to shout about the critical role the industry has played in the COVID-19 pandemic, and showcase the latest innovations keeping business, hospitals and facilities safe. By Frankie Blackledge 4th October 2021 Our Cradle to Cradle GOLD family has grown! Our MANUDISH range of dishwashing detergents is now official Cradle to Cradle GOLD-certified, bringing our Greencare® portfolio to over 20 Cradle to Cradle certified products. By Frankie Blackledge 15th June 2021 Introducing our Charity of the Year! As part of our commitment to charitable causes, every year Arrow County Supplies selects a Charity Partner who become the focus of our company fundraising activities. By Alistair Oakley 10th June 2021 Supporting KFC and the Great British Spring Clean Proud to be supporting the team at KFC UK as they take part in the Great British Spring Clean!   By Alistair Oakley 4th June 2021 Celebrating our EcoVadis Silver Medal Arrow County are proud to announce that we have been awarded a Silver EcoVadis Medal, placing Arrow County in the 92nd percentile of over 75,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis. By Alistair Oakley 25th May 2021 Why You Should Make The Switch to Quick & Easy The benefits of a fast and effective cleaning routine are becoming increasingly meaningful. With cleaning times up by over 20% since 2020 and use of cleaning chemicals at a record high, the challenge of maintaining a cleaning routine that is not only effective but cost-effective is real. By Frankie Blackledge 13th April 2021 Arrow Join RRT & Supply Food Boxes To Local Primary School Here at Arrow, charitable work is one of our key company values, and we are committed to supporting charities locally and nationally. 12th March 2021 Our Guide to Creating the Perfect Cleaning Trolley With a growing emphasis on daytime cleaning, businesses are demanding trolleys that look good – but are also ergonomic, safe, hygienic, and easy to use. By Frankie Blackledge 9th February 2021 Can a HEPA filter vacuum protect against COVID-19? Ever since the current pandemic began, HEPA filters have become an increasingly popular topic for discussion – a way to protect against COVID-19 beyond face masks, social distancing and regular sanitising. By Frankie Blackledge 12th January 2021 Arrow’s Covid-19 Update While we have got everything crossed for brighter times ahead, following the announcement of the latest lockdown, we have put together answers to some frequently asked questions about what we are doing to make sure we continue to supply essential products to your company, whilst ensuring our staff remain safe. By Frankie Blackledge 7th January 2021 The Facts About Fogging - Separating Fact from Fiction Disinfecting - whether short-term to address the issue of maintaining hygiene standards as people slowly return to work, or longer-term stopping localized outbreaks of the virus – is now a topic of huge public interest. No matter what we choose to do, the ‘new normal’ for post-COVID-19 cleaning routines look very different. 19th December 2020 We are Proud to Launch Victor Floorcare Products Victor is back! It’s a brand that resonates with us here at Arrow and, after months of preparation, we’re excited to announce that we are now a registered Victor distributor! Established for over 70 years, Victor is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of floorcare equipment. An iconic British brand, Victor is renowned for its reliability, durability and performance, and remains hugely popular to this day. 11th December 2020 Introducing Zonitise! Introducing our new partnership with Zonitise! COVID has had a huge impact on the cleaning industry. Cleaning time has increased exponentially as teams work to keep touchpoints and other surfaces safe across facilities. Cleaning regimes have been completely reinvented to support decontamination and sanitisation, leading to huge increases in cleaning time and spend. By Alistair Oakley 25th September 2020 It's time to unmask the truth... Advice surrounding whether to wear a face mask has become increasingly confusing, but one volunteer - Dr Davis from the Sacred Heart Medical Centre in Washington - decided to show us the real story. 2nd July 2020 How we are staying safe during COVID-19 Changing stock levels, uncertain supply and huge demand has meant our team has faced some big challenges during the Coronavirus pandemic, but we are proud to say that we have been able to support key industries from Day 1. Our aim, after all, has always been to make keeping safe as easy as possible, and our huge range of dedicated COVID-19 products does just that. Staff across the business have worked tirelessly to ensure supply of the products you need, and their work has more than paid off. By Alistair Oakley 15th June 2020 Kindness Matters! Here at Arrow we’re very proud to say that we have been able to support our key workers during this period of uncertainty. It’s a time when frontline professionals are some of the most at risk, and we have supplied thousands of life-saving masks, gloves and other PPE to industries across the UK. 9th June 2020 ARROW ARE BREXIT READY! The risk to toilet paper supply in the event of a no-deal Brexit has been a hot topic in parliament and the media in recent days - we want to reassure you that we are ready and prepared to continue supplying you with   cleaning and janitorial products, regardless of the outcome of Brexit. 9th October 2019 Take a look inside our refurbished office.... The refurbishment of our head office 'Arrow House' has proved to be a hit among staff and visitors since its completion in May 2019. The new space has helped to accommodate our ever growing team and provided an innovative show room to demonstrate our products to customers. 23rd July 2019 Arrow Wins at The NHS in the Midlands Excellence in Supply Awards 2019! The NHS in the Midlands Excellence in Supply Awards 2019 promotes and celebrates private sector organisations working in partnership with the NHS to deliver high quality, effective and efficient patient care; helping the health service to do more for less. 30th May 2019 Arrow County Supplies Awarded Investors in People Gold (IIP) Accreditation IIP is a world-recognised standard that reflects the best in people management excellence and is underpinned by assessment around 3 key indicators -  Leading (clarity of vision, purpose and inspiring employees to perform), Supporting (how jobs are designed, reward and recognition and performance management) and Improving (how capabilities are developed, and resources, plans and innovation to achieve the company’s objectives) 24th April 2019