We take industry accreditation and certification seriously, it’s what allows you, the customer, to confidently engage with and buy from us. Covering all aspects of domestic and commercial, you can rest assured we will meet your expectations.
SMAS (short for Safety Management Advisory Services) is a nationally recognised Health & Safety accreditation used to demonstrate your business’ Health & Safety standards, giving main contractors confidence when it comes to your competence.
We are pleased to have gained a SMAS Worksafe certificate (www.smasltd.com). This means that we have met the SSIP core criteria recognised by the HSE and other SSIP accreditation schemes. Meeting the SSIP Core Criteria demonstrates that we are serious about H&S and have (and use) an effective H&S Management System to ensure that any work they are engaged in is, so far as reasonably practical, carried out without risk to health and safety.
Constructionline (www.constructionline.co.uk) validates our business by conducting necessary checks to ensure we are fit-to-supply.
A verified PQQ (covering environmental management, quality management, equal opportunities, modern slavery act adherence and anti-bribery and corruption policies, that goes beyond PAS91 ensures legislative compliance.
As well as enhanced prequalification, all Gold members are assessed for SSIP and are awarded a ‘Deemed to Satisfy’ SSIP certificate for health and safety – something that all construction buyers look for in supplier selection.
TrustMark (www.trustmark.org.uk) is the Government Endorsed Quality Scheme covering work a consumer chooses to have carried out in or around their home. As a ‘not for profit’ social enterprise, TrustMark takes pride in continually investing in the scheme, supporting Scheme Providers and Registered Businesses to improve consumer protection and standards across all sectors.
TrustMark was established in 2005 in conjunction with Government, industry bodies and consumer protection groups and ensures Registered Businesses like ourselves maintain required standards of technical competence, customer service and trading practices.
The Guild of Master Craftsmen (www.guildmc.com) continues a long established tradition of bringing together skilled artisans engaged in a trade, craft or profession in order to safeguard the interests of the public and ensure they receive a premium service from recommended tradesmen.
Look for the Guild emblem – a sign of quality – which can only be used by accredited members of The Guild of Master Craftsmen. All Guild members are thoroughly assessed to earn the right to be called master craftsmen.
If you see the Guild emblem you can be sure that you will be working with a trusted tradesman who is highly skilled, reliable and accountable.
Made In Britain (www.madeinbritain.org) are a diverse group of successful manufacturers making everything from Kitchen Roll to Wind Turbines, Vans to Shoes, Coffee Machines to Bio-beans. The organisation aims to bring together the entire manufacturing community in Britain, united with the use of it’s registered collective mark, so businesses can benefit in sales, marketing, exports and PR.
The Made in Britain marque was created and designed by Kevin Lan and Miranda Bolter at the award-winning British design agency The Partners. The Made in Britain marque is accredited to businesses that sell goods that have been manufactured or have undergone a final substantial change in Britain before sale.
The British Stainless Steel Association (BSSA)(www.madeinbritain.org) exists to promote and develop the manufacture and use of stainless steel across the UK and Ireland. The Association provides marketing support, technical advice, information, training and education in all aspects of stainless steel.
Its strength lies in the breadth of its membership drawn from companies in all sectors of the industry and at all stages of the supply chain. It is representative of a broad cross-section of UK Industry: from larger multinational companies to smaller, family owned enterprises.
The primary objective of the BSSA is to encourage the use of stainless steel in manufacturing and construction. The active involvement of members is encouraged through participation in forums and working groups dedicated to areas of specific interest.
The Federation of Master Builders (www.fmb.org.uk) is the largest trade association in the UK construction industry, representing thousands of firms in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Established in 1941 to protect the interests of small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms, the FMB is independent and non-profit making, lobbying for members’ interests at both the national and local level.
For over 75 years, the not-for-profit Federation of Master Builders has championed continuous improvement in building standards. Master Builders can access a range of business support services to help grow, improve and protect their businesses. Look for the sign you can trust and make your building experience better.