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Sites Should Accept Expired SKILLcards During COVID-19 Crisis, says BESA

Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) logoThe Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has joined calls for site managers to show leniency towards staff with expired SKILLcards, because operatives are unable to sit their tests due to the closure of testing centres last Friday to help stem the outbreak of COVID-19.

UK Cleaning Industry Revealed To Be 5% Of National Workforce As The Sector’s Income Rises At Double The Rate Of UK Economy

British Cleaning Council (BCC) logoScale and importance of top 10 employment sector illustrated by new research

New research by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has revealed that there are approximately 1.63m workers in the industry, making up around 5% of the UK workforce.

Manufacturers And Distributors Of Cleaning And Hygiene Products Are Essential Services And So Remain Open

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Following discussion, the Government has confirmed those involved in the production and distributors of cleaning and hygiene products are classified as key workers.  Our members, therefore, are classified as essential services and, following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement last night, remain open.

Cleaning Staff Must Be Considered As ‘Critical Or Key Workers’

British Cleaning Council logoAs we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic together as an industry, it is my duty to keep you informed about how the British Cleaning Council (BCC) is campaigning to ensure that people within our industry are viewed as essential ‘critical or key workers’ who are needed more than ever to ensure we not only maintain but elevate hygiene standards in the UK in order to come out of this crisis quicker.

Protect Home Workers

Office image with a desk and a bedAdvice from the Health and Safety Executive

As an employer, you have the same health and safety responsibilities for home workers as for any other workers.

ceda Makes Hygiene Documents Available

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In light of the ongoing Covid-19 situation, ceda would like to remind its Members of the relevance of the guidance documents it has published in the past relating to E coli and cross contamination in kitchen environments.

Coronavirus Impact Survey Launched By Engineering Services Bodies

FMUK - Corona Virus ImageGiven the developing situation regarding coronavirus, a new engineering services industry survey has been launched by BESA, ECA and SELECT.

Camfil Contributes To Top Industry Health Guidance

Experts from leading air filtration company, Camfil, have made a major contribution to an important new guide from the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

British Safety Council: employers must keep people working from home safe

Free training courses to help you stay safe working from home during Coronavirus

“It’s our job to help people stay safe and look after their mental wellbeing when they work from home” says British Safety Council

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