The British Institute of Cleaning Science
Floorbrite have been a corporate member of BICS since 2013. BICSc are the largest independent, professional and educational body within the cleaning industry, with over 10,000 individual and corporate members in the UK and Internationally. Their mission is to ‘raise the status and standards of the cleaning industry, through education and accredited training.'
The Institute was formed in 1961 by a group of like-minded individuals seeking to give the cleaning industry recognition. The Institute’s founder, Mr Eric Hill, supported by a small network of men and women, initially set up the Institute to raise the profile of the cleaning industry as a profession and then went on to establish educational standards.
Over the years the services and training provided by the Institute have evolved to reflect changes within the industry today. BICSc have maintained an active role in setting standards and procedures for cleaning, training and education.
The British Safety Council
Becoming a member of the British Safety Council in 2015, has given Floorbrite the support and access to key information, expert training and the right people. Membership also helps us to keep up with changing legislation and compliance in order to continually raise our standards and it is a means of demonstrating our commitment to improving health and safety in the workplace.
The British Safety Council is a not-for-profit organisation there solely to help businesses and individuals achieve the highest health, safety and environmental standards, protecting businesses and their staff.
For over 60 years the British Safety Council have been a leader in health, safety and environmental management, they are dedicated to making sure no-one is injured or made ill through work.
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Having been a member of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce over the years, we chose to re-join in 2014.
The GMCC are an independent, not-for-profit private company, working to create a better business environment for its members by providing business support through a range of services. They also aim to influence key decision makers in local and central government and are regularly consulted for feedback from the business community when policy is being developed, locally and nationally.
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most influential in the UK and is the recognised voice of business in Greater Manchester. Their focus is to secure the best climate for business in Greater Manchester to grow and prosper.
Federation of Window Cleaners
Floorbrite have been a member of the Federation of Window Cleaners since 1978. The Federation was established in 1947 as an independent, non-profit making organisation to support the needs of window cleaners in the UK. Owned by and run only for the benefit of its’ members, their purpose is to maintain and improve the window cleaning industry.
The Federation provides information on all aspects of the Window Cleaning Industry, and circulates this information to all its members. They also assist in an advisory capacity wherever possible and represent the industry in important discussions with government and municipal bodies on all aspects affecting the industry.