Pickwick’s Bilal cleans up at BSCAA Awards

BSCAA NSW held its annual awards ceremony on Friday 11th October to acknowledge and celebrate the industry’s hardworking cleaners, supervisors and managers.

Pickwick Group’s NSW division nominated 5 people across 8 categories in recognition of their dedication and commitment, with our Bilal Fouani winning the Excellence Awards in Maintenance of an Educational Facility.

Nicholas Jenkinson, Pickwick Group’s NSW General Manager, congratulated Bilal on his win, saying Pickwick is incredibly proud of his achievements.

“In his role as site supervisor at UNSW, Bilal has built a uniquely positive client relationship with the facility and asset managers and invests in developing his team to ensure the highest level of client satisfaction and quality standards are consistently achieved.”

“The award is both an acknowledgement and a thank you for the leadership excellence Bilal demonstrates in his role day in, day out. Congratulations from all of us, Bilal!”

Bilal currently oversees 70 cleaners from a diverse range of backgrounds and is known and respected for the exceptional workplace culture he has developed and maintained since starting with Pickwick in 2018.

The BSCAA Excellence Awards are designed to acknowledge the outstanding contribution and achievements of employers and employees in contract cleaning and security. To learn more, visit their website.

Pickwick partner now proudly Supply Nation Certified

We’re proud to announce our partner Pickwick 1A Services is now Supply Nation certified.

Pickwick 1A Services was recently awarded Supply Nation certification in recognition of their status as a First People majority-owned, managed and controlled business.

Supply Nation connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander initiatives with procurement teams from government and corporate Australia to shape and transform the Indigenous business landscape.

To receive and maintain the highly coveted certification, businesses must meet stringent criteria and undergo rigorous ongoing auditing to verify their position as a majority Indigenous owned and managed enterprise and to ensure continuing compliance.

Pickwick Group CEO Ken Holder has welcomed the news as a significant milestone for its partner.

“Pickwick 1A is now one of just a small number of Supply Nation certified businesses within the facilities services industry making real and positive change.”

“By actively supporting reconciliation and putting our First People, first Pickwick 1A is creating sustainable employment, training and supplier diversity opportunities.”

Acknowledgement through certification will help Pickwick 1A Services take the next step in its journey to ‘Close the Gap’ on economic participation and give Supply Nation members peace of mind knowing they are doing business with a business that is genuinely owned and run by our nation’s First People.

To learn more about Pickwick 1A and how they are creating a sustainable wealth and economic platform for our First Nation communities, visit their website.

Visit Supply Nation’s website for information about their certification process.