Become a Member of BACHE
Membership is available to anyone who is responsible for providing cleaning or associated services (i.e. waste management, portering) within a University or College or Institution of Higher Education in the UK and/or Ireland.
Membership is currently available to all HE institutions. Applications from Colleges of Further Education will also be considered.
The Annual Membership fee is currently £265 per year (1 September to 31 August) for each institutional member. New members joining after 1 March each year will be charged £135 for the remaining period of the membership year with the full year's membership fee being invoiced from 1 September.
Each institutional member is required to nominate one Primary Contact. An unlimited number of further representatives from the university's cleaning and support services teams can be nominated, thereby enabling them to participate in the Associations network discussion forum and to have access to the Members Area of the Associations website.
Apply for membership here
Member are grouped into one of six regions: Ireland and Scotland; London; Midlands and North Wales; South East; South-West and South Wales.
Benefits of membership
Network with members regionally and nationally through jiscmail e-mail discussion forum;
Preferential BACHE conference delegate rates;
Participation in Regional Meetings;
Access to training grants up to the value of £10,000 provided by the British Cleaning Council
(subject to application and approval by the BCC Board);
Access to subsidised cross-cultural competence training provided by "thinkingpeople";
Access to workshops and training events designed to meet and enhance operative and supervisory skills;
Contribute to consultations about training needs, sector key performance indicators and development of and sharing of good practice guidance;
Access to good practice guidance and reports produced for members
Access to best practice guidance that enhance service delivery deployed by other members
Opportunity for your university to bid to host The Associations annual conference
A full list of current members and their Primary Contact is available to view in the Members Area.
We do not currently allow commercial membership but do welcome inquiries regarding conference and/or regional meeting sponsorship. Please contact InAnyEvent UK Limited (telephone 01275 266002) for further details about our Annual Conference and/or opportunities to attend and showcase your products and services at regional meetings.