Affiliates & Partnerships
A great many companies provide the removals industry with vital products and services, and a number of these have decided to work closely with BAR and our Members by becoming BAR Affiliates.
Between them our Affiliates provide the industry (and other sectors) with quality, proven products and services which include insurance to lead generation to software.
Anyone can purchase from our Affiliates, but only BAR Members will benefit from the agreed preferential rates on offer.
BAR partner with a number of organisations who share a common business ethic of placing the consumer at the fore of their thought and delivery processes. They support and recognise the benefit of using professional Members of BAR and the protection afforded to them by the strict BAR Membership Criteria and CTSI approved Code of Practice.
Immigration Industry Association
The Immigration Industry Association (IIA) is the Global Professional Association for immigration/expat service providers, migration and visa advisers, immigration lawyers, international recruiters/employers, global mobility and relocation companies, non-profit and government agencies, or any business or sole trader who facilitates, supports, assists or provides any product or service for clients or corporates moving from one country to another, including the international student market.
BIFM – The Professional Body for Facilities Management
The BIFM is the ‘natural home’ of facilities management in the UK. Founded in 1993, the Institute provides information, education, training and networking services for nearly 13,000 members – both individual professionals and organisations. BIFM’s members are responsible for many of the services that support business and other organisations, including business continuity, health & safety, space planning, energy management, maintenance and catering. The Institute is inclusive, working across related disciplines and forming alliances with like-minded professional bodies such as the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), and more recently the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). Increasingly international in outlook, the BIFM is a founding member of networking organisations EuroFM and Global FM. BIFM’s mission is to advance the profession – to consolidate FM as a vital management discipline.
For more information about BIFM, please visit www.bifm.org.uk or call 0845 058 1356
The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA), the residential sales arm of the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFOPP), is the UK’s leasing professional body for estate agency personnel, representing the interests of around 10,000 members who practice across all aspects of property services both in the UK and overseas. These include residential and commercial sales and lettings, property management, business transfer, auctioneering and land. The National Association of Estate Agents is dedicated to the goal of professionalism within all aspects of property, estate agency and land. Its aim is to reassure the general public that by appointing an NAEA member to represent them they will receive in return the highest level of integrity and service in both sales and lettings, for all property matters. Each NAEA member is bound by a vigorously enforced Code of Practice and adheres to professional Rules of Conduct. Failure to do so can result in heavy financial penalties and possible expulsion from the Association.
For more information about NAEA, please visit www.naea.co.uk or call 01926 496 800
The Tile Association
To get the right advice on the perfect tile for your home be sure to choose a retailer who is a member of The Tile Association. The Tile Association checks out any tile retailer, fixer or tile fixing company wishing to join their ranks. It checks their experience, abilities, track record and financial health. Go to the Tile Association website where you can search by town or postcode. You can also download a copy of Your complete Guide to Tiles or Tile it Right, a step by step DIY tile fixing, guide.
If DIY really isn’t for you then you will also find your nearest TTA tile fixer on the website and you can spend your weekend doing the most enjoyable bit – choosing your tiles. The Tile Association are so confident of their members’ workmanship that they have introduced the TTA insurance backed Warranty Scheme especially for TTA Registered Fixers working in the consumer sector and cover is provided for six years after the tiling has been completed. Ask your TTA fixer for details.
Remember you get what you pay for and peace of mind is priceless. To find out more about The Tile Association and the Warranty Scheme go to www.tiles.org.uk or phone 020 8663 0946
Fork Lift Truck Association
As the UK’s foremost authority on fork lift trucks the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is keen to work more closely with organisations whose members routinely use materials handling equipment and would benefit from expert guidance and support on safety and best practice.
With that in mind, the FLTA has established a dedicated class of membership for you as the lead organisation (Partnership Member) and advantageous rates for your membership to join the FLTA’s highly regarded Safe User Group.
The benefits of Partnership Membership for BAR Members are:
- A cost-effective way to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the materials handling industry
- Access to the most authoritative and definitive Fork Lift Truck Health and Safety information and best practice advice
- Stay in the loop on legislative changes that affect you, your workplace practices and your staff
- Insider knowledge, publicity and free, in-depth resources
For more information visit www.fork-truck.org.uk or call 01635 277577
Road Haulage Association
The RHA lobbies government on behalf of the road transport industry. Our membership includes small to medium-sized businesses, as well as the vast majority of the UK’S contract haulage and logistics operators – in fact, more than 80 of the Motor Transport Top 100 road transport operators are RHA members. The RHA works hard to be at the heart of a professional and diverse road haulage industry that organisations, government and the public understand and value.
For more information please visit www.rha.uk.net
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