Cornwall Hospitality Ltd.

Business Directory

See below for a useful list of common acronyms – and where appropriate, links to the organisations themselves.



ACAS Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
BESA Building Engineering Services Association
BHA British Hospitality Association
BII British Institute of Innkeeping
BPCA British pest control association
BSE Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
BSI British Standards Institute
CAIS (HSE) Catering Information Sheet
CHIP Chemical Hazards Information Packaging
CIEH Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
CIP Clean in place
COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
DEB Delayed Eruptive Boiling
EHO Environmental Health Officer
EHP Environmental Health Practitioner
EMA Economically Motivated Adulteration
FBO Food Business Operator
FIR 2014 Food Information Regulations 2014
FSA Food Standards Agency
FSA 1990 Food Safety Act 1990
FSB Federation of Small Businesses
GIT Goods In Transit (insurance)
HACCP Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points
HASAWA Health and safety at work act
HSE Health and Safety Executive
HTST High Temperature Short Time
ICO Information Commissioner’s Office
IDDSI International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative
IOH Institute of Hospitality (formerly HCIMA)
IOSH Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
IVS Intervening Ventilated Space
MCS Marine Conservation Society
MSC Marine Stewardship Council
NCASS National Caterers Association
NFCU National Food Crime Unit (part of Food Standards Agency)
NOEA National Outdoor Events Association
PA Primary Authority
PAL Precautionary Allergy Labelling
PAS 96 Publicly Available Specification 96
PAT Portable Appliance Testing
PEG Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy
PPDS Pre Packaged for Direct Sale (Natasha’s Law)
QUID Quantitative Ingredient Declaration
RCCU Regional Cyber Crime Unit
RIDDOR Reporting of Injuries Disease and Dangerous Occurrence Regulations
RSPH Royal Society for Public Health
SALSA Safe and Local Supplier Approval
SALT Speech and Language Therapist
SDS Safety Data Sheet
SIA Security Industry Authority
SWOT Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
TACCP Threat Assessment Critical Control Points
TR19 Extraction Cleaning Standards (see BESA)
TSO Trading Standards Officer
UHT Ultra Heat Treatment
VACCP Vulnerability Assessment Critical Control Points
VHR Vent  Hygiene Register (see BESA)
WHO World Health Organisation