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BCC pays tribute to Terry King

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has paid tribute to one of its co-founders who died earlier this year, aged 82. Terence King and two industry colleagues set up the BCC in 1982 after hearing the Master of the Worshipful Company ...

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MBE awarded to leading cleaning industry figure

A leading figure in the cleaning and hygiene industry has been awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) at Buckingham Palace. Kim Phillips is a Director at the British Cleaning Council (BCC), the National Chairperson of ...

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‘Twindemic’ could cost more lives due to the severe shortage of cleaning staff

Industry leaders are very concerned and reasonably warning that the ongoing severe staff shortages affecting the £59 billion cleaning, hygiene and waste sector could cause any ‘twindemic’ this winter to be much worse. The situation could become absolutely critical and ...

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Sector anger after opposition parties ignore meeting call

Angry and disappointed cleaning and hygiene industry leaders have hit out after opposition parties so far avoided meeting with them to discuss key and pressing sector issues. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) wrote to the Labour, Scottish Nationalist, Lib Dem ...

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Cleaning industry leaders snubbed by Government to discuss Sue Gray report findings

Angry business leaders in the cleaning and hygiene sector have hit out after the Government simply failed to fully respond and agree to their demands for a meeting to discuss the findings in the Sue Gray report. The industry body ...

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BCC to launch ‘We Clean, We Care’ at the Manchester Cleaning Show

Attendees at this year’s Cleaning Show in Manchester are being strongly encouraged to claim and wear a free badge celebrating the work of cleaning and hygiene staff. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) will launch a new stage in its campaign ...

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BCC thanks those organisations which fed back on the Cleaning Hygiene Operative consultation

The 29 cleaning and hygiene sector organisations which gave feedback during the recent consultation on the Cleaning Hygiene Operative apprenticeship are being thanked by the British Cleaning Council (BCC). Consultation on proposals for the Apprenticeship Levy accredited industrywide training programme ...

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BCC warns public health could be put at risk by severe staff shortages

Severe staff shortages affecting the cleaning and hygiene sector, combined with an increased threat from Coronavirus, could potentially put the health of members of the public at risk, the body representing the industry has warned. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) ...

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BCC calls for industry APPG to urgently make progress on key issues

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has urgently called on the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry to drive progress on key issues affecting the sector. Senior figures at the BCC are concerned that there has been a ...

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Cleaning and hygiene Trailblazer group receives greenlight for accredited industry-wide training programme and apprenticeship

Delighted cleaning and hygiene industry leaders have welcomed a decision to give the greenlight to develop detailed proposals for an accredited industry-wide training programme and apprenticeship for the sector. Earlier this year, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) sponsored a Trailblazer ...

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