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BICSc 2023 Awards Finalists Announced

BICSc 2023 Awards Finalists Announced
24 July 2023

The shortlist of successful finalists for the annual British Institute of Cleaning Science awards has been announced.

The industry accolades reward the outstanding efforts of professionals from the global professional cleaning industry.

Star of TV’s The Chase, Paul Sinha, professional quizzer, comedian, doctor and broadcaster, has been announced as the celebrity host for the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) awards ceremony, held on Thursday, 21 September 2023 at The Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club.

The finalists are as follows:


Outstanding Corporate Member of the Year – presented to a BICSc corporate member for their outstanding corporate commitment to the Institute and through excellence in supporting the Institute’s goal of raising awareness and standards for the cleaning industry:


The Mount Charles Group Limited

Lynn Webster Consultants Ltd

National Catering Company


Excellence in Training and Assessment (UK) – this award is for training and development by an Accredited Training Member, who is audited and approved to deliver BICSc training and assessment within their organisation based in the United Kingdom:


Vinci Facilities

University of Huddersfield

Mainstay Facilities Management


Excellence in Training and Assessment (International) - this award is for training and development by an Accredited Training Member, who is audited and approved to deliver BICSc training and assessment within their organisation operating outside of the United Kingdom:


Farnek Services LLC

Berkeley Services UAE LLC

National Catering Company

Emrill Services LLC


Assessor of the Year – this award acknowledges the success of an inspirational individual Licensed Assessor who, when it comes to exacting standards, continues to strive to raise the bar. This accolade will be awarded to someone who demonstrates an outstanding level of passion, professionalism, and commitment to excellence for their students and themselves:


Pundarik Ghimire

Ameenulla Syed

Emma Windle

Nicola Boulter


Outstanding Client Commitment by a Cleaning Operative – this award is for an individual who exhibits exceptional commitment to BICSc standards. They will be a supporting figure when it comes to excellent service delivery:


Christine McKinnon

Elaine Noble

Olga Bancov


Outstanding Candidate of the Year – this special award reflects the exceptional achievement of an individual and their award of BICSc qualifications. The focus will be centred on how the candidate has been able to achieve an award against personal difficulties or adversity. It shines a spotlight on someone who has gone the extra mile to complete and receive BICSc qualifications within the workplace:


Syful Islam Rahat Khalifa

Steven Parish

Mirza Ehteshamul Haque


Neil Spencer-Cook, BICSc Group Managing Director, said: “Once again, our industry-leading awards attracted an incredible number of entries, which are of exceptional calibre. Our awards allow us to shine a spotlight on inspirational individuals and organisations operating within the global cleaning community.

“We have reviewed all the entrants and are delighted to announce the shortlist of finalists. We look forward to being able to announce the winners at our illustrious awards ceremony being staged in September and would like to congratulate all of those who have been shortlisted and everyone who has entered.”

Tickets for the awards ceremony are available here.


Exhibition and Industry Insights Conference


Ahead of the evening awards event, BICSc will host its Exhibition and Industry Insights Conference, featuring keynote speakers Gill McAteer from Citation, Gareth Hughes from Anti Bacterial Sciences, Lawrence Osborne from TASKI and Nicky Biggart from Evans Vanodine International.

Picture: a photograph from a previous awards ceremony with a branded BICSc balloon. Image Credit: BICSc

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 24 July 2023


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