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BICSc Roadshow - Ballymena

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc)

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)

BICSc Roadshow - Ballymena

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SPEAKERS

  

Understanding and Developing Skills Excellence – Dr Sally Messenger

The UK Government continues to invest in several initiatives to raise skill levels including every two years when the UK competes in the WorldSkills International Competition across a wide variety of skills. The event represents the pinnacle of skills excellence. WorldSkills UK also leads a programme of national competitions and designs and delivers an annual ‘Skills Show’.

In 2012 the UK Government invested in a series of projects, through WorldSkills UK, designed to support the development of ‘skills excellence’. This session will focus on the findings from the research undertaken by SKOPE (University of Oxford): what contributes to skills excellence, the learning environment and the benefits. The aim of the session is to give participants greater insight and ideas to enable them to foster ‘skills excellence’ within their organisations.

 

BICSc Update - Tracy Rinaldi

Tracy Rinaldi, Commercial Director for The British Institute of Cleaning Science will be giving an update on BICSc.

 

The Soiling of Textile Floor Coverings - Dr Eric Michael Brown

Dr Eric Michael Brown, a specialist in carpet complaints and cleaning will be talking about the various tools for effective cleaning of textile floor coverings. The talk will look at various case studies from the healthcare and hospitality sectors to show how soiling can be managed and reduced effectively.

 

How can we control costs in a changing world - Darren Byford and Kelly Snee

In a world where current financial pressures affect every part of our service, understanding what is happening in the wider marketplace can help improve what we do. Looking at the wider marketplace and how world events can impact directly and indirectly on operating costs. What can our suppliers do to help negate ever increasing costs through innovation and changes in how we do things?


What you need to know in 2017- how upcoming changes in Employment Legislation will affect your Business - Citation HR & Employment Law

Citation will be sharing their specialist knowledge on how upcoming changes to employment law and HR will affect your business in 2017

 

Tangible Business Benefits of ISO – QMS

QMS will be speaking about the business benefits of ISO.

 


 

PRESENTER BIOS

 

Dr Sally Messenger

 

Dr Sally Messenger has been undertaking educational research and policy projects for BICSc since the beginning of this year. A key area of focus has been following the development of the new apprenticeships and their impact. Sally’s career has focused on vocational education and training and spans further/higher education and national accreditation/awarding organisations.

For fifteen years Sally has held senior leadership and management roles with the Institute of Leadership & Management and City & Guilds, and from 2012-15 was a WorldSkills UK Projects Director. As a freelance advisor Sally is currently working on projects for WorldSkills International and UK organisations involved in the development of apprenticeships.  During her career Sally has contributed to a number of research projects, conference papers and publications related to vocational education and training.

 

 

 

Tracy Rinaldi

Tracy Rinaldi is the Commercial Director for The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) and has been with the company for over two years.
Tracy is a member of the Senior Leadership Team for BICSc and sits on the board for BICS Business Services (BBS) where she has overall responsibility for the BICSc and BBS sales, training delivery, customer support, logistics and marketing teams. Tracy oversees all of the organisation’s current activities while identifying and acting on new opportunities to drive future growth both in the UK and internationally. 

Outside of BICSc, Tracy has over 12 years of experience running operational functions as well as leading large-scale projects with particular expertise within the regulatory and governance environments.

 

  

Dr Eric Michael Brown

Dr Eric Michael Brown is the Director of Cleaning Research International Ltd. He has been a consultant for BICSc for many years and is currently the Publication Technical Editor for BICSc.

A graduate of Leeds University in Textile Chemistry, he has a PhD in Carpet Technology and has written several textbooks and manuals on carpet complaints and cleaning.

From 1970 until 1987 he was employed by BTTG-Wira, (formerly Wool Industries Research Association), where he was a manager of CAMRASO (the Cleaning and Maintenance Research and Services
Organisation). Since 1987 he has worked with Cleaning Research International Ltd and has acted as a consultant for organisations in connection with the performance, cleaning and installation of carpets.

Dr Eric Michael Brown also provides expert evidence in cases where disputes have arisen about carpet performance, durability, cleanliness and installation.

 

 

Darren Byford and Kelly Snee

 

Kelly and Darren have around 50 years of combined experience working within cleaning and FM procurement. In that time they have worked closely with numerous customers and suppliers to find solutions to meet the needs of their cleaning and FM operations.

Kelly and Darren’s combined industry knowledge gives them a unique insight into the public sector, cleaning suppliers and the manufacturers base. With a clear public sector ethos, they offer clear, straight-forward and independent advice to customers ensuring that they find the best route to market as well as the best value for money.



COMPANY BIOS

 


Citation HR & Employment Law provide specialist advice and support to businesses on a range of HR and Employment law issues. Whether it’s lowering your sickness rate, training your team or looking at flexible working requests, Citation HR & Employment Law can support businesses through these processes with their dedicated team of experts.

 


QMS International provides a unique management system for ISO certification. Organisations can select a Management System and Certification Process that works for their business, achieving their chosen ISO Certification in less than 45 days. QMS International have thousands of clients of all sizes throughout the UK and overseas helping businesses win tenders, enter new markets and improve their internal processes.

 

 


 

As a leading public sector procurement organisation with over 40 years’   experience, YPO not only has a huge range of products and services, but most importantly, the expertise to help you find the best solution.


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Tullyglass Hotel
Galgorm Road
BT42 1HJ Ballymena
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)


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Organiser

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc)

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) is the largest independent, professional and educational body within the cleaning industry with over 10,000 individual and corporate members in the UK and Internationally.

 

Our mission is to ‘raise the status and standards of the cleaning industry, through education and accredited training.'

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