NADC Secretariat

NADC Secretariat
Mike Ockenden
Head of Secretariat

Mike worked for Barclays Bank for 28 years of which 18 years were spent overseas in six different countries.
He ran Barclays Mortgage business in UK in the 1990’s and then became Director of Direct channels setting up Barclays on-line banking service and centralising the back office for the UK Bank.
In 2001 Mike became a founder shareholder and Director of the Move Factory a centralised conveyancing business trading as MyHomeMove which is now the largest transactional business in the country.

NADC Secretariat
Jayne Neale
NADC Account Executive

From 2000 Jayne ran her own beauty therapy business until 2009 when she began working in a hotel as head house keeper.

Jayne joined Thornby Associates in October 2011 and is the main contact for NADC enquiries.

Jayne is also a Director of Thornby Developments. Jayne’s main hobby is playing golf, she was the Lady Captain for 2014/15 at Cold Ashby Golf Club.

COVID-19 Site Operating Procedures

Site Operating Procedures – Protecting Your Workforce

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Environment Agency

Environmental Permitting Regulations

Impact of Environmental Permitting Regulations on management of small sewage treatment plants and septic tanks

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Business Financial Support Guide


The NADC have produced the attached bulletin to help our members’ understanding of recent Government legislation in support of businesses during this crisis. The information here is correct as of 29 March 2020. This PDF document is also available as a download from here.

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Internet Scams

So, you’re spending a bit more time at home due to the lockdown, well done, you are doing the right thing, saving the world from your sofa! Meanwhile, other people realise this and think they might have a slightly captive audience for less than scrupulous scam tactics. Don’t be surprised if your phone rings a bit a more with unsolicited attempts to gain your business. You’ll notice a bit more email traffic on a similar vein. 

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NADC Covid-19 advice

Covid-19 Protection Guidance Note

Covid-19 Protection Guidance for Wastewater Workers

Essential Workers

The NADC have contacted the Prime Minister’s Office and have been informed that wastewater contractors are deemed as essential workers. Essential work is considered emergency work and required maintenance works (including essential water company work).  Read More

Sentina Gain Award

SENTINA RECOGNISED FOR ITS EXCELLENT TRAINING, WINNING TOP AWARD IN COURSECHECK BRILLIANCE AWARDS

Bristol, UK 27th January 2020   Sentina Training & Consultancy Ltd, a fully accredited training company, that provides training courses on all aspects of drainage work health and safety, today announced it has been awarded the ‘Highest Rated Trainers’ Award in the ‘small business’ category of the Coursecheck Brilliance Awards, 2020. Read More

EU Skills

EU skills provide membership, assurance and skills solutions to develop and retain a sustainable, skilled workforce to ensure the seamless delivery of essential services to 65 million people each day and to UK Industry. Read More

Drain Clearance

Drain Unblocking, Drain Cleaning & Drain Descaling

When your drainage goes wrong, it can be very inconvenient; blockages, gurgles, slow water draining or bad smells can all make it very inconvenient for you. The best way to get rid of the issue(s), is to call in an NADC certified expert.

If you are in need of a drainage contractor to carry out drain unblocking, drain cleaning or drain descaling, be sure to only use an NADC certified member company.

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