Promoting Excellence

It is a regrettable fact that our industry can still be largely unregulated, and there is little to prevent anyone from buying a van today and advertising themselves as a removals ‘expert’ tomorrow. It is against this backdrop that the BAR, still the oldest and only properly constituted Association in our sector, applies regulation in an open and auditable way. So, how do we do that? All Members of our Association are VAT registered and are required to comply with 2 sets of ‘rules’ with compliance to both being mandatory, and  inspected every year at each operational location for every Member. Those areas of compliance are inspected against;

  • The BAR Criteria of Membership
  • The CTSI Code of Practice

To recognise outstanding performance, the Association promotes three annual  competitions to recognise outstanding performance in the different fields of removal activity;