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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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BCC report reveals UK cleaning industry totals 5% of the national workforce

New research by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has revealed that there are approximately 1.63 million workers in the sector, making up around five per cent of the UK workforce. This total, calculated for the first time by including cleaning ...

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BICSc provides updated guidance on COVID-19

As the situation around novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has put together some FAQs and answers to support those in the sector to play its part in helping to reduce the risk of the ...

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Seeking the CHSA’s 2020 Undergraduate Scholars

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has launched the search for its 2020 Undergraduate Scholars. ‘Would be students’, who are the sons or daughters of CHSA members’ employees and on 1 September 2020 will be 18 years or over ...

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Cleaning sector invited to national pest management event

Opportunities for cleaning industry professionals to get a broader picture of the pest control sector will be available at a forthcoming trade association event. The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) will be signposting the cleaning industry to the options available to diversify their skillset ...

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BCC voices concern over proposed immigration rules

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has said it is “very worried and concerned” about the “huge” possible impact of Government proposals to introduce an “Australian-style points-based” immigration system from 2021. The BCC, which is the industry body for the cleaning sector, fears plans to restrict visas ...

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ISSA-GBAC issues cleaning guidance on Coronavirus

The Global BioRisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the worldwide association for the cleaning industry has published its latest tip sheet for cleaning and restoration professionals addressing the recent outbreak of 2019nCov (Wuhan coronavirus). In the release, which can ...

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Audit results show exceptional conformance to CHSA Accreditation Schemes in 2019

Members of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) Manufacturing and Distributor Accreditation Schemes achieved high levels of conformance to the demanding standards of the Schemes, according to the analysis of the 2019 audit results. The Schemes’ Independent Inspector conducted ...

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CHSA spotlights Accredited Members in new advert

Focusing attention on its work to maintain standards in the industry, the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) new advert spotlights Accreditation members. Proving the strength and depth in the membership, the names of members of the Accreditation Schemes for ...

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BCC welcomes the Environmental Services Association

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the trade body representing the UK’s resource and waste management industry has joined the British Cleaning Council (BCC). The ESA has around 100 members, two-thirds of whom deliver recycling and waste services, and is working ...

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