20k users and counting

According to LinkedIn’s 2021 Workplace Learning Report, 57% of learning and development (L&D) professionals agree that L&D has shifted from a “nice to have” to a “need to have”.

Indeed, offering access to high quality and relevant training is something that we have been passionate about for a long time, here at Jangro. It is what led to the development of our e-learning platform, the Jangro Learning Management Solution (LMS).

As LinkedIn reports a surge in learner engagement, we have been observing a steady increase of our very own, with the LMS recently passing the 20,000 user-mark! It’s a huge milestone and we are incredibly proud to have helped so many industry professionals develop their knowledge and skills.

Fully interactive and highly accessible, the LMS is optimised for all devices and is offered free to Jangro customers and their staff. It has also been accredited by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Certification Service, providing additional assurance that the training content is appropriate, and of first-class quality and integrity to enable operatives to stay up to date.

New course alert!

It has grown phenomenally since it launched eight years ago and we are constantly refining and enhancing the software to make it even better, more accessible, and user-friendly. In fact, we have just launched a NEW COSHH Bitesize course.  This mini-module provides all the essentials from our main COSHH but lasts just 30 minutes. It is perfect to use as a refresher or for those that require the important insights of what’s involved but are limited on time.

All LMS courses have varying lengths, so users can train remotely at times that suit them, and dip in and out of sessions as required.

With budgets set to be squeezed again this year, having a well-trained team can make a real difference. In a competitive market, businesses can consistently offer the very top service possible and prove their staff have the correct training in place to work efficiently, cost-effectively and to a high standard.

It’s also the right thing to do. Not only ensures the physical health and safety of staff, but positively impacting their mental health, wellbeing, and confidence.

For more information or advice, please call our friendly distributors on 01204 795 955 or visit www.jangrolms.net.

Happy New year one and all!

The festivities are over for another year, and we are excited to welcome 2023! We have lots in the pipeline and are looking forward to sharing it all with you as it happens here on our blog.

We’re starting the year on a high! Last month, we were delighted when our ntrl cleaning range scooped the Innovative Product of the Year category at the Cleaning Excellence Conference & Awards. Fresh from this award win, we are thrilled to announce our ntrl collection has also made the shortlist in both the Tomorrow’s Cleaning Awards 2023 and the Tomorrow’s FM Awards 2023.

Our e-learning software, the Learning Management Solution (LMS) is also up for a Tomorrow’s Cleaning gong. Read more about our nominations in the awards guides and if you’d like to show your support, you can vote for us here:

We are so proud that the ntrl range is being recognised in the industry. It has been designed to be as environmentally friendly as possible at every stage of its life and we truly believe that it can help companies with their own environmental targets.

As the world unites to tackle climate change, sustainability will remain a theme of great importance for the industry and is something that we will be continuing to work hard on this year. Through our ongoing certification with Planet Mark, our efforts to make a 5% year-on-year reduction of our carbon footprint will continue.

Keep reading our blog this year for regular updates on our progress, as well as news, highlights, and plenty more. Here’s to 2023 – may it be a successful, sustainable, and profitable year for all!

For more information about Jangro, visit www.jangro.net.

Checking out of 2022

As December draws to a close, we bid goodbye to what has been another unsettled 12 months and prepare to enter 2023, with new challenges ahead of us. But before we dive into what next year might bring, let’s take a few moments to reflect on 2022. Whilst it was another tricky time, there was much to celebrate. Here are our highlights…

Our commitment to sustainability was recognised
We started the year by sharing the exciting news that we had been certified by Planet Mark, and by September, had passed our second-year accreditation. Through our ongoing certification, we continue to measure and reduce our footprint, to ultimately realise a brighter and more sustainable future.

Our ntrl range secured accreditation from The Vegan Society
We were also delighted to announce that our new natural collection of cleaning products, ntrl, are registered with The Vegan Society’s Vegan Trademark. An internationally recognised standard, this registration helps customers identify products that are free from all animal use, in terms of both ingredients and testing, providing an additional level of confidence.

We celebrated our birthday in Italy
Although this year was Jangro’s 42nd birthday, we were finally able to mark our ruby milestone and we did it in style! 160 fabulous Jangro members and suppliers joined us in Sorrento for a very special annual conference and lots of fun. Whilst we were there, I had the privilege of presenting Bryan Squires, our founder and honorary lifetime president, with a lifetime achievement award.

We selected a new charity to support
Towards the end of 2021, we reached our fundraising target of £100,000 for MacMillan Cancer Support. Following this incredible achievement, this year we decided to lend our support to a new cause: The Trussell Trust. This worthy charity supports a nationwide network of food banks to provide emergency food and care to people locked in poverty.

All 47 members in our network have been collecting food and other essentials and dropping them off to their local food banks across the country. We have also been donating any monies from fundraising events throughout the year, such as the raffle that took place during our celebrations in Sorrento. To date, we have raised over £7,000 – track our progress or donate at our Just Giving page. At a time when the true cost of living is soaring, we hope our contributions will help families get by that little bit easier.There have been so many other highlights during the year – trade shows and awards ceremonies were back, we launched new catalogues and products, and our e-learning software, the Jangro LMS, continued to go from strength to strength.

So, a massive thank you to everyone who has made this year so wonderful, at a time with so many challenges. We wish you all the very best season’s greetings, and rest assured, we will be there every step of the way next year to help support our customers during these turbulent times.
For more information, advice, or to place an order, please call our friendly distributors on 01204 795 955 or visit www.jangro.net.

Celebrating cleaning excellence

Wish us luck! We are excited to be attending the Cleaning Excellence Conference and Awards on Wednesday 7th December as both a sponsor and a finalist! Our industry plays such an important role in society, so we are always delighted to support events that recognise and champion its invaluable work.

We are particularly proud to be sponsoring the ‘Cleaning Operative Of The Year’ award. This category recognises any individual who has made a significant contribution to the cleaning & hygiene standards within their own or a client organisation. We all know that it is the people who make the greatest contribution and keep everything running smoothly – and without them, services would grind to a halt! We wish all 10 finalists the very best of luck and look forward to celebrating their achievements at the ceremony.

We are also up for an award ourselves! Our new ntrl cleaning range has been shortlisted in the prestigious ‘Innovative Product Of The Year’ category. We are delighted to be a finalist and are keeping our fingers crossed for the win as we 100% believe that this collection is a true innovation.

Registered with The Vegan Society’s Vegan Trademark, all formulations in the ntrl range are vegan and 100% biodegradable, contain zero petrochemicals, and can help reduce the product’s carbon footprint by up to 85%. Several products in the range also harness revolutionary, probiotic cleaning. This means that they can help to reduce the presence of harmful bacteria on surfaces, including deep into hard-to-reach cracks and crevices, and continue working after they have been cleaned. You can read more about all its innovative features in one of our recent blogs.
We are thrilled to be attending this event. It’s a great opportunity to network, so do come and say hi if you’re there – and keep an eye on our socials to see if we bring home the trophy. 🤞

For more information about Jangro, visit www.jangro.net.