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Relaunch of the CSSA to bring massive benefits to Cleaning Contractors in the UK

Posted by Gary Fage on 23-Nov-2016 10:50:36

Cleaning & Support Services Association

The CSSA is a Trade Organisation for the cleaning and support service industry. As of February, following a two-year hiatus and the
cssa-logo-small.jpgbreakup of the Building Futures Group, the CSSA (Cleaning & Support Services Association) is relaunching.

The CSSA's main aim is to protect the reputation of the cleaning and support services industry and safeguard the integrity of the people who work in the industry. This, in turn, ensures Cleaning Companies provide an efficient and reliable service to customers.

In addition, the CSSA provide a huge driving force towards excellence through training and development. The Trade Association dates back to 1966, promoting high level practices within the industry and pushing the change in government legislation to will benefit both members its users.

The CSSA code of practice must be adhered to by all its members. The code gives clients the comfort of knowing that their contractor is both ethical and provides great value for money.CSSA Code of Practice.gif
From the contractors perspective the CSSA provides its members with industry updates and discussion points. This includes a regular issue of the CSSA industry Bulletin.

The organisation has Government forum representation on two key forums: The Border Agency Contractors Forum and the HSE Cleaning Industry Forum.
The CSSA will act as an intermediary and provide dispute resolution assistance to its members and in 2017 members will be given access to a document library containing useful industry related documents. 

The Board
The new CSSA Board contains some of the most influential thought leaders in the UK cleaning industry and is headed the inimitable Doug Cook as Chairman. Other members include Darren Marston (currently Junior Warden of the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners), Ashley Hoadley, Sean Taylor and Michael Rutherford.
Representing the Suppliers and new to the CSSA you have Joanne Gillard of the Jangro Group and Clare Green of Mesta Tissue.
The relaunch of the CSSA is excellent news and will benefit the cleaning and services industry immensely, if you are connected to the Cleaning Industry and not already a member I would strongly recommend you consider it. To download an applicaton form please follow the link


The CSSA Inaugural Awards Programme
The CSSA are launching the Inaugural Awards Programme in association with The Cleaning Show (taking place on the 14th-16th March 2017!) Entrants do not need to be a CSSA member nor do they need to be a member of any other industry association. You can enter the competition anytime between 14th November and 12:00 on 24th January 2017.
There are 6 award categories including The Best New Product Award, The Contract Innovation Award, The Training Award, The Environmental and Sustainability Award, The Corporate Social Responsibility Award, The Outstanding Contribution Award.
To enter simply visit

Great things ahead! 

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Gary has over 30 years experience in the UK Cleaning Industry and is managing director of Janitorial Express, a director of the Jangro Group and vice chairman of the Hill Club the UK's premeire cleaning industry networking club.

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