|ASSOCIATION OF BUILDING CLEANING DSPS
The Association of Building Cleaning DSPs is a non-political organisation established in 1989. It seeks to create an alliance of Building Cleaning DSPs who wish to exchange views, enhance their professionalism and ensure Best Practice for their customers.
It seeks, further, to provide members with the support necessary to achieve the highest standards of quality service and customer care, furthering the British Cleaning Councils aims.
Mission Statement: The ABCD exists to add value to its members by becoming the primary association for building cleaning within the public sector.
|Mailing Address||PO Box 10362, Syston, Leicestershire, LE7 2WJ|
|Contact||Pat Wherton, General Secretary|
|ASSOCIATION OF HEALTHCARE CLEANING PROFESSIONALS
The Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP) is the principal organisation which defines the standards and represents the interests of the healthcare cleaning sector throughout the UK. Having grown out of the primarily hospital based Association of Domestic Managers, the AHCP now encompasses all areas of healthcare cleaning including NHS and private hospitals, Primary Care Trusts, care and nursing homes, dental and GP clinics and surgeries as well as the mental health field.
To say that the AHCP is the most influential force in healthcare cleaning in the UK today is not an overstatement. AHCP members are present in every healthcare trust in England, Scotland and Wales and in a growing number of hospitals and clinics in both Northern Ireland and the Republic. Individual membership is steadily growing as is the network of regional branches. Expertise is shared and best practice encouraged through local branch and national study days, workshops and conferences.
|Mailing Address||148 Lawrence Street,
|Contact||Delia Cannings, Regional Director|
|BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR CHEMICAL SPECIALITIES
The British Association for Chemical Specialties (BACS) is the UK trade association representing the interests of companies operating in the field of specialty and performance chemicals, particularly maintenance products for institutional, industrial and consumer use, biocides (including water treatment chemicals), disinfectants and speciality surfactants.
Membership of BACS embraces not only manufacturers and marketers of specialty chemicals but also professional consultants and supermarket chains marketing their own branded products within the categories covered by the Association.
BACS participates in the formulation of legislation and standards at both national and continental European levels. It shares non-confidential technical data and disseminates to members relevant information received from a variety of sources. The Association actively promotes technical symposia relating to the business areas in which it operates.
|Mailing Address||Simpson House
|Contact||John Reid, Secretary|
|BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR CLEANING IN HIGHER EDUCATION (BACHE)
The Association exists to add value to its members as the Primary Association for Building Cleaning and Associated Services within the Higher Education Sector.
The key objectives of the Association are:
to encourage the training and development of staff within British Higher Education Institutions` (HEIs) cleaning organisations to recognised standards;
to promote best practice in the activities of its members; to enhance the profile of HEI cleaning through professionalism;
to influence the decisions of the funding councils, UK Universities and other key stakeholders to benefit the activities of its members and their customers;
to facilitate the networking of all its members;
and to disseminate information of value to members; to represent the British HEI cleaning community wherever necessary and provide advice to members.
|Mailing Address||BACHE Office
Whitehouse Wymeswold Rd
|Contact||Anthony Tyrell, National Chair|
|BRITISH INSTITUTE OF CLEANING SCIENCE
The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) is the largest independent, professional and educational body within the cleaning industry. Founded in 1961 it now has over 10,000 individual and corporate members in the UK and Internationally.
Our mission is to raise the status and standards of the cleaning industry, through education and accredited training. We maintain these high standards through our Code of Practice, which all Corporate and Individual Members must abide by.
|Mailing Address||9 Premier Court
|BRITISH TOILET ASSOCIATION
|Mailing Address||Enterprise House
Balloo Avenue, Bangor
Co.Down Northern Ireland
|Telephone||+44 (0) 2891 477397|
|Fax||+44 (0) 7739 950784|
|Contact||Raymond Martin, Managing Director|
|THE BRITISH PEST CONTROL ASSOCIATION
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is a UK trade association representing those organisations with a professional interest in the eradication of public health pests. They are a not-for-profit organisation which acts in the interests of its members, and on behalf of the pest management industry within the UK. BPCA places great importance on promoting the highest standards of professionalism within the industry.
|Address||4A Mallard Way, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8GX|
|Telephone||+44 (0) 1332 294288|
|Fax||+44 (0) 1332 225 101|
|Contact||Simon Forrester, Chief Executive|
|CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
The CIEH is the professional body for environmental health. We set standards and accredit courses and qualifications for the education of practitioners. We are a regulated awarding body and a major provider of accredited vocational qualifications.
We produce leading sector publications and run a comprehensive programme of educational events. We provide information, evidence and policy advice to government, industry and other stakeholders, helping to further the British Cleaning Council’s aims. We work to promote improvements in environmental and public health policy by campaigning on key issues of concern.
|Mailing Address||Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
London SE1 8DJ
|Telephone||020 7928 6006|
|Fax||020 7827 5831|
|Contact||Tina Garrity – CIEH Information and Communications Manager|
|CHARTERED INSTITUTION OF WASTES MANAGEMENT
The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) is the leading professional body for the waste and resources management sector representing nearly 7000 individuals in the UK and overseas. Established in 1898, CIWM is a non profit-making organisation, dedicated to the promotion of professional competence amongst waste managers. Different grades of membership are awarded dependent on qualifications, training and experience.
CIWM seeks to raise standards for those working in and with the sector by producing best practice guidance; developing educational and training initiatives; organising training and events and providing information on key waste-related issues, helping to further the British Cleaning Council’s aims.
The Institution runs its annual conference in Torbay in June combined with Europe’s most comprehensive exhibition for the wastes and resources management sector.
|Mailing Address||9 Saxon Court
St Peter’s Gardens
|Contact||Colin Church, Chief Executive|
|CLEANING & HYGIENE SUPPLIERS’ ASSOCIATION
Run by our members for our members, the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers’ Association (CHSA) represents the majority of major manufacturers and distributors of cleaning and hygiene products in the UK ‘away from home’ market.
The Association has a long-standing commitment to maintaining standards in the industry. As well as a rigorous Code of Practice, which all members sign on joining the Association, the CHSA has developed and manages Accreditation Schemes for Distributors and Manufacturers of Soft Tissue, Plastic Refuse Sacks and Industrial Cotton Mops. Underpinned by an auditing process conducted by an independent inspector, the Accreditation Schemes guarantee ‘what’s on the box is what’s in the box’.
The CHSA also operates an undergraduate bursary scheme for the children of its members’ employees, and hosts popular events, including the Golf Day and Gala Ball, raising thousands of pounds each year for the Chairman’s charity in the process.
|Mailing Address||Albany House, 14 Shute End, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 1BJ|
|Contact||Linda Belcher – Administrator|
|CLEANING and SUPPORT SERVICES ASSOCIATION
The CSSA is the UK’s trade association for the contract cleaning and support services sector, whether as providers, suppliers, clients or otherwise as stakeholders.
The Association has been the most active supporter of contract cleaning businesses for almost 50 years, achieving many wins in expanding our industry, bringing clarification and understanding to externally enforced regulations and building the credibility, perception and professionalism of all who work and use its services.
The CSSA was relaunched at the beginning of 2016 and has just launched a brand new awards for the cleaning industry.
|Mailing Address||CSSA c/o Price Bailey LLP,7th Floor, Dashwood House,69 Old Broad Street,
London EC2M 1QS
|THE DOMESTIC CLEANING ALLIANCE
The DCA is a UK trade association working exclusively for the domestic cleaning industry. Its aim is to support both the service provider and the client, as well as offering training for those currently involved in the sector, or anyone wishing to join it.
The DCA currently consists panel of industry experts, all of whom have a broad and up-to-date knowledge of domestic cleaning, largely through running their own successful cleaning services. It hopes by joining the BCC it can grow in both numbers and stature over the coming years.
|Mailing Address||110 Hillcrest Road, Birmingham B43 6LU|
|Telephone||0121 357 5987|
|FEDERATION OF WINDOW CLEANERS
Established in 1947, the Federation of Window Cleaners (formerly National Federation of Master Window & General Cleaners) is an independent, non-profit making organisation supporting the needs of Domestic & Commercial window cleaners in the UK.
Our purpose is to support and improve the window cleaning industry and to represent and safeguard the interest of our members with the EU, Government and other professional bodies. We also work alongside other forums and associations such as the HSE Cleaning Industry Health and Safety Liaison Forum (CILF)
|Mailing Address||Summerfield House
|Telephone||0161 432 8754|
|INDUSTRIAL CLEANING MACHINE MANUFACTURERS` ASSOCIATION
The Industrial Cleaning Machine Manufacturers` Association (ICMMA) is a trade association representing the principal UK manufacturers covering a spectrum of industrial cleaning technology that ranges from floor and carpet maintenance and high pressure washers through to fixed installation cleaning systems and mechanised sweeping.
ICMMA provides a forum to monitor and influence UK and EEC legislation, to link up with government departments and with major users requiring reliable and efficient cleaning appliances.
Acting not only for the benefit of its members but for the cleaning equipment industry by setting national standards for industrial cleaning machines, ICMMA safeguards and raises manufacturing and safety requirements.
|KEEP BRITAIN TIDY
The Keep Britain Tidy campaign (of which the British Cleaning Council is a sponsor) and the Blue Flag award for beaches in the UK. Keep Britain Tidy works to improve local environments from streets to town centres, local parks, rural areas, beaches and rivers.
We are part funded by Government, through Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), and work closely with other government departments such as the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, and the Anti-Social Behaviour Unit in the Home Office. Additional funding is received through private sector backing or via consultancy work with local authorities and others.
|Mailing Address||Elizabeth House
|NATIONAL CARPET CLEANERS ASSOCIATION
Established in 1968, The National Carpet Cleaners Association is the only independent UK trade body dedicated to the craft of carpet, upholstery, curtain and other soft furnishing cleaning.
As such, it is now widely recognised not just by homemakers, but also by government, the media, industry and commerce, as the authoritative source of information and advice on all aspects of the industry.
|Mailing Address||62c London Road
|Telephone||0116 271 9550|
|Fax||0116 271 9558|
|Contact||Dave Wheadon, CEO|
|THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WHEELED BIN WASHERS
The National Association of Wheelie Bin Washers represent those wheelie bin washing companies that are able to satisfy the association’s entry criteria, which requires them to comply with all existing legislation and guidelines for the washing of bins using high pressure water pumps.
The association aims to provide a forum to monitor and influence UK and EU Legislation with regard to the washing of wheelie bins, whilst policing the industry on behalf of its members to try and improve standards within the association’s membership. It also aims to influence both Councils and Government with regard to the policing of those companies that do not respect present legislation and guidelines whilst carrying out the activity of washing wheelie bins.
|Mailing Address||1 Ladfordfields Industrial Park, Seighford, Staffordshire, ST18 9QE|
|Contact||Marius Coulon, Secretary|
|THE UK CLEANING PRODUCTS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
UKCPI represents UK producers of cleaning, hygiene and surface care products. From soap to washing powders, from disinfectants to polishes, many of these products fundamentally support the everyday lives of millions of consumers.
With around 50 member companies, membership ranges from very small companies to major multinationals and provides focussed guidance, representation and concise information, often on an individual basis, to all its members.
|Mailing Address||1st Floor Suite
|Contact||Phillip Malpas, Director-General|
|UK HOUSEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION
The United Kingdom Housekeepers Association was formed in May 1984 with the backing of the Caterer and Hotel-keeper magazine and with Lord Forte of Ripley as its patron.
By the end of its first year, it had over 100 members from all parts of the UK, and from all areas of housekeeping, hotels, schools, institutions and hospitals. It rapidly made a name for itself as an Association for professionals. The Association has many objectives
The Association is self-funding and is made up of professional UK members. We have major companies as Associate members who also sponsor us.
|Mailing Address||Flat 7
14-15 Molyneux Street
WAMITAB is an awarding organisation and charity that develops qualifications for those working in cleaning; street cleansing; facilities management; resource management and recycling and parking from operative through to management level.
Since it was formed in 1989, WAMITAB has evolved in line with the convergence between the sectors with a clear focus on promoting and supporting environmental sustainability. With over 120 qualification pathways and 70 quality assured centres, WAMITAB offers an unrivalled specialist network to support staff development.
We work directly with industry leaders to shape and deliver employer-led qualifications that provide individuals with fit-for-purpose skills for the workplace. Our values are underpinned by the desire to see every individual being given the opportunity to learn. By qualifying the workforce, we aim to embed a culture of safety and progression, making the industry more attractive as a career.
We are a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting technical competence in the industry via regulated programmes and accreditation of in-house training schemes.
WAMITAB is delighted to be accepted as a member of the British Cleaning Council (BCC), sharing common objectives around the development of skills and partnership working to further the reputation of cleaning as a key contributor to the UK economy and the environment: in short, why cleaning matters
|Mailing Address||Peterbridge House
3 The Lakes
|Contact||Chris James, CEO Wamitab|
|WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANERS
A livery company within the City of London, the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners has within its membership cleaning industry personnel who are active in the fields of contract cleaning, waste disposal, chemicals and machinery supply, and buildings services management.
The Company’s aims are to encourage and maintain high standards of practice and integrity through social and professional exchange, at the same time supporting and promoting education, training and research projects within the industry. Through its Charitable Trust, it aims to provide relief to members and their families suffering financial hardship.
|Mailing Address||6 Grange Meadows
Bury St Edmunds
|Contact||Neil Morley, Clerk to the Company|