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New APPG to champion cleaning and hygiene worker’s rights

The new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the cleaning and hygiene sector has been inaugurated to represent the interests of the cleaning and hygiene sector in Parliament and influence MPs, ministers and Government. The British Cleaning Council, which sponsors the ...

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Proposed APPG ‘should call for key worker status and vaccines for cleaning and hygiene personnel’

The proposed All Party Parliamentary Group for the cleaning and hygiene industry will have the status of the sector’s operatives as key and essential workers, and their priority for Covid-19 vaccination, as a priority. The British Cleaning Council (BCC), which ...

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‘Exceptional conformance’ to CHSA Accreditation Schemes in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic did not stop the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) auditing members, giving buyers of cleaning and hygiene products the certainty that ‘what’s on the box is what’s in the box’. During 2020, a total of 146 audits took ...

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The BCC is ‘proud’ to support the Living Wage

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has renewed its commitment to being a Living Wage employer, encouraging member organisations to support the payment of the real Living Wage. This commitment should apply equally to directly employed staff and also to third ...

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BICSc announces imminent launch of NHS compliant cleaning skills

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has announced the imminent launch of a selection of NHS compliant cleaning skills, which have been adapted from the long-established Cleaning Professional’s Skills Suite. The selected skills will be compliant with both PAS ...

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CHSA 2021 Undergraduate Bursary 

Young people may not yet be certain of the detail of what’s replacing A’ Levels this summer but there is one thing they can rely on – the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) Bursary. “Young people are living in ...

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BCC urges the public to respect ‘Hands-Face-Space’

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has urged the public to follow the rules as most of the UK went into another Covid-19 lockdown. The resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic has again emphasised the important role of the cleaning and hygiene ...

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The search has begun for the window cleaning company and employee of 2021

The Federation of Window Cleaners (FWC) is welcoming entries into its biennial industry competitions Window Cleaning Company of the Year and Window Cleaner Employee of the Year, 2021. The competition is open to all window cleaners who are registered members ...

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BICSc releases Standards & Best Practice publication

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has released a new publication ‘Standards & Best Practice’. At a time when cleaning and hygiene is a top agenda item, the publication includes contributions from highly regarded industry experts, it combines intelligence, experience and ...

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CIRI to host three-part Covid-19 webinar series

In its ongoing effort to provide facility cleaners and disaster restoration professionals with the latest research related to COVID-19 and protection of the built environment, the Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) will host “COVID-19: The Second Wave,” a three-part webinar series ...

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