Services & Benefits

The British Association of Removers remains dedicated to promoting professional excellence in the Removals Industry. Membership of the Association confers a range of benefits to Members through the Association itself and through its network of Affiliate partnerships. The annual audits and inspections also ensure that Members remain compliant with the Membership Criteria and the CTSI Code of Practice, as well as to their statutory obligations. To learn more about membership benefits, contact us.

Certification

BAR will inspect your business across the range of client services, estimating, operational procedures and health and safety considerations. In return, for compliance with BAR’s exacting standards, Members are certified with one of several prestigious marks that convey a powerful message to consumers; namely one of trust, quality and reliability.

Training Services

BAR operate a specialist division – BAR Training Services – to provide training in a range of best practice procedures and methods for the industry.

While these services are open to all (and indeed, have cross-sector application), BAR Members benefit from discounts and priority access to our training programmes.

Increased Recognition

As the association for the industry, BAR attract a lot of interest from potential customers looking for information and reassurance, and recommendation of suitable removal companies for their needs.

Via our website, we provide a membership search function by service type, location, keyword and name. We also provide access to a simple home move estimating tool, which draws on Member details to give consumers a range of pricing to expect. BAR can also make a version of this estimating tool available to individual Members to embed in their own site.

Special Interest Groups

BAR operate a number of special interest sub-groups within the membership that promote the interest of specialists in certain fields:

Free Marketing Material

BAR provides its Members with a range of free marketing material to help promote their businesses to customers. Marketing leaflets, brochures and promotional videos are available to BAR Members for digital download via the Member Area of the BAR website.

Professional Advisers

The BAR Professional Advisers Panel consists of professional industry experts that provide support and advice to Member businesses on insurance, financial and legal matters.

Lobbying

BAR is the unified voice for the industry to government, lobbying MPs, committees and local government on behalf of the interests of our Members. We have over 100 years experience of helping to shape legislation affecting the removal industry.

Discounted Products & Services

Via its Partners, Affiliates and Subsidiaries BAR provides products and services to Members at discounted rates. These include, but are not limited to; packaging materials, fuel cards, crates, lifting equipment and IT solutions.

Want to Join?

Then please contact us and we can provide you with an information pack and talk you through the membership application at the level appropriate to your organisation.