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APPG Webinar Week announced

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) and Cleaning and Maintenance (C&M) magazine have worked together to launch a week of free webinars looking at the work of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the UK Cleaning and Hygiene Industry. APPG ...

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One year anniversary of GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, launched its GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation to assist facilities in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from infectious disease risks. The first facilities to ...

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CHSA launches new brand: ‘Our Standards. Your Guarantee’

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) is announcing the launch of a new brand. It follows the CHSA’s achievement of its strategic aim of every member being Accredited. Our Standards. Your Guarantee. The CHSA has a longstanding commitment to standards, ...

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Textile Services Association joins BCC

The Textile Services Association (TSA) has joined the British Cleaning Council (BCC) as an associate member. The TSA is the trade association for the textile care services industry, which contributes over £1.3 billion in GVA and supports some 28,000 jobs ...

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All frontline industry staff deserve key and essential worker status says BCC

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has expanded on its major initiative to achieve ‘key and essential worker’ status for employees in the cleaning and hygiene sector. BCC Chairman Paul Thrupp said: “As everyone is now aware, the BCC has been ...

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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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