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Clean Sweep for Achievers

01 October 2015 | Updated 01 January 1970

The British Institute of Cleaning Science has recognised the best in the industry achievers at its recent awards dinner.

Over 200 guests gathered at the Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club in Birmingham for the BICSc Annual Awards that attracted cleaning and FM professionals from across the industry who enjoyed a memorable evening which saw 11 awards presented to those who had maintained high standards via training and assessment throughout the year.

The Institute’s top accolade, The Sholom Gordon Award, went to Doug Cooke, CEO of Principle Cleaning and former Chairman of the British Cleaning Council, for his services to the industry over many years.

BICSc CEO, Stan Atkins, paid special tribute to Colin Hasson, who died in April this year. He announced that the BICSc International Award would now be known as the Colin Hasson International Award in his honour.

The BICSc Awards Dinner is regarded as one of the few ‘must-attend’ events in the cleaning and FM calendar and the purpose built conference marquee adjoining the famous Forest of Arden Hotel, was a suitable setting for the event. 

After the presentation of the awards and banquet dinner, guests took part in the charity auction and raffle which this year was in aid of the St Margaret of Scotland Hospice, raising £2,000.

Picture:    Over 200 guests from the industry enjoyed the BICSc Annual Awards with 11 awards recognising excellence in the cleaning sector.

Article written by Cathryn Ellis | Published 01 October 2015


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