BICSc releases long-awaited industry publication BICSc Standards & Best Practice

Since 1961, the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has been an industry leader in education, standards and best practice.

At a time when cleaning and hygiene remains a top agenda item, BICSc has released a brand-new publication aptly named ‘Standards & Best Practice’.

With contributions from highly regarded industry experts, it combines intelligence, experience and knowledge which, when followed, will become an integral part of your organisation’s overall performance.

Contents include:

  • BICSc recommended colour-coding
  • The Cleaning Professional’s Skills Suite explained
  • ‘BICSc Outcome Criteria’ offers an effective and efficient way of measuring cleanliness and what is and isn’t acceptable
  • ‘BICSc Compound Productivity Rates’ provide a standardised figure for calculating time needed to complete a cleaning operation.


Standards across all professional disciplines originate from the knowledge and experience of industry experts.

Often, they are used as a proficiency tested by examination through education or training. BICSc Standards & Best Practice is a means to simplify an agreed way of delivering cleaning methodology.

Many dimensions exist within the professional cleaning and hygiene world.

This publication offers a wealth of knowledge and explains how the BICSc ethos and principles of cleaning can be adapted to suit a professional cleaning company.

Corporate and accredited training members are offered online access to the publication free of charge – just one of the benefits of being a BICSc member.

Non-members can purchase BICSc Standards & Best Practice in hard copy from the online shop

For more information about BICSc:

w: e: t: +44 (0) 1604 678 710

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