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High-level cleaning and hygiene sector workshop planned for later this year

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has held a virtual meeting with Matthew Taylor, Director of Labour Market Enforcement (LME), as part of its drive to ensure the voice of the cleaning and hygiene sector is heard at the highest levels. ...

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BCC publishes industry-backed guide to cleaning and hygiene terms 

The industry body for the cleaning and hygiene sector has published a guide to cleaning terms to help the UK economy reopen safely following the Coronavirus lockdown.  Since the pandemic began, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has received many enquiries ...

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British Toilet Association making headlines 

The British Toilet Association (BTA) has made national and international news with Managing Director Raymond Martin being interviewed by over 50 sources from the UK and World news media about all aspects of public toilet provision and cleaning. It started ...

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BCC names two new board directors

Delia Cannings of the ahcp and Kim Phillips of the ABCD have been elected to the board of the British Cleaning Council (BCC). Delia Cannings Cannings, National Lead for Education & Training, the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (ahcp), Phillips, Chair of the Association of Building ...

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BCC warns public of ‘profiteers’ cashing in on Coronavirus fears  

The industry body for the cleaning and hygiene sector says the public is being targeted by organisations from outside the established cleaning and hygiene sector, that offer products and services which purport to protect buyers from the virus but can come with an exceptionally high mark-ups or have ...

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British Cleaning Council asks to meet minister to discuss key industry issues

Following discussions with the Government about the official, national guidance it issued this month to businesses about how to ensure workplaces are safe from Coronavirus, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has written to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and ...

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BCC calls for all cleaners to be included in priority list for Coronavirus testing

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is calling for all cleaners to be to be included in the expanded first wave of testing for Coronavirus for ‘essential workers’ announced last week. Last Thursday, the Government launched an online testing scheme which ...

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Lives of cleaners ‘put at risk’ due to lack of Coronavirus testing, says BCC

The lives of cleaners working on the frontline in the fight against Coronavirus are potentially being put at risk because they are not automatically entitled to testing, according to the industry body for the sector. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) ...

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Employers in critical industries urged to issue letters to cleaners as proof of critical and Key Worker status

Employers of cleaning staff operating in critical industries have been urged to provide them with written proof that they should be treated as critical and Key Workers. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) made the call to help remove confusion over ...

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Parliament praises ‘extraordinary’ role of cleaners

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have paid tribute in Parliament to the ‘extraordinary’ role of cleaners during the Coronavirus crisis. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has welcomed the supportive comments and is repeating its call for cleaners to be recognised ...

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