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BSIA
The BSIA (British Security Industry Association) accreditation is a voluntary scheme for security companies in the UK that sets out minimum quality standards for security services. The accreditation process involves a comprehensive assessment of the company’s policies, procedures, and operational practices to ensure they meet the BSIA’s strict criteria.

To achieve BSIA accreditation, a security company must demonstrate that it operates to the highest standards of professionalism, reliability, and customer service. This involves providing evidence of staff vetting, training, and development, as well as detailed risk assessments, incident management procedures, and quality control measures. For further information on BSIA please see (bsia.co.uk)

Safe Contractor
Safe contractor is an accreditation scheme that assesses the health & safety competency of contractors and service providers. Clients have a legal obligation to ensure that contractors operate in a safe way. There is therefore a need to assess contractors’ health & safety arrangements, and increasingly this is being carried out through SAFE contractor. Many large organisations now use SAFE contractor as their primary means of selecting contractors. SAFE contractor is effectively the client’s approved contractor list. Official Alcumus SafeContractor – Health and Safety Contractor Accreditation

FSB
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Accreditation is a recognition program designed to identify and promote businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to quality and customer service. The accreditation process involves a thorough assessment of a business’s policies, procedures, and practices, with a focus on areas such as customer service, staff training, health and safety, and environmental responsibility. For further information on FSB please see www.fsb.org.uk.

ISO9001 UKAS
ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for the quality management of businesses. It applies to the processes that create and control the products and services an organisation supplies. It prescribes systematic control of activities to ensure that the needs and expectations of customers are met. It is designed and intended to apply to virtually any product or service, made by any process anywhere in the world. https://www.ukas.com/accreditation/standards/certification-body-accreditation/

CHAS
Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme, CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is a non-commercial scheme available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers. CHAS are dedicated to completing health and safety pre-qualification assessments to a nationally recognised and accepted threshold standard. Our CHAS accreditation demonstrates our high standards of quality and health and safety. Annual external audits are carried out to ensure that all our processed adhere to the high level of standards set by the governing body. Check out https://www.chas.co.uk/ for further information.

ACCLAIM/SSIP
Acclaim Accreditation is a digital badge system that allows individuals to showcase their skills, achievements, and credentials in a portable and easily verifiable format. The badges are issued by trusted organizations, such as universities, professional associations, and industry leaders, and represent a validated proof of competency or achievement in a specific area.

Construction Line
U.K Register of pre-qualified construction services. By providing an up-to-date register of pre-qualified suppliers for construction contracts, Construction Line is a common sense solution that 8,000 buyers from over 2,000 organisations are already making the most of.  http://www.constructionline.co.uk/

SMAS

The SMAS (Safety Management Advisory Services) Accreditation is a certification scheme that assesses the health and safety competence of contractors and suppliers. The accreditation process involves an assessment of the contractor or supplier’s health and safety policies, procedures and practices to ensure they meet the required standards. Once accredited, contractors and suppliers are listed on the SMAS database and can provide evidence of their health and safety competence to potential clients. The accreditation helps to demonstrate that contractors and suppliers have the necessary health and safety systems in place to protect their workers and others from harm. check out smasltd.com for further information.

ICO
ICO accreditation refers to the process through which an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is certified or approved by a regulatory body or organization. This accreditation typically involves a thorough review of the ICO project, its whitepaper, team, and other relevant factors to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and guidelines. https://ico.org.uk/

An ICO accreditation may be necessary to establish trust and credibility in the eyes of potential investors. It can also help to mitigate the risks of fraudulent or unethical ICOs by providing investors with assurance that the project has been vetted and approved by a reputable regulatory body. check out www.ico.org.uk for further information.

Disability Confident
The Disability Confident accreditation is a scheme that supports employers in becoming more confident in recruiting, retaining, and developing disabled employees. To achieve the accreditation, employers need to demonstrate their commitment to the scheme’s core principles, which include promoting equality, removing barriers, and ensuring that disabled people have the same opportunities as non-disabled people. The scheme provides employers with guidance, resources, and best practices to help them become more disability-friendly and inclusive. By becoming Disability Confident accredited, employers can demonstrate to job seekers, customers, and stakeholders that they are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that supports disabled people to reach their full potential.

Black Country Chamber Of Commerce
The Black Country Chamber of Commerce Accreditation is a recognition given to businesses in the Black Country region of England that have demonstrated high standards of business practice and excellence. The accreditation is awarded by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization that promotes and supports businesses in the region.

Construction Skills Certification Scheme
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) was established in 1995 by the major stakeholders in the construction industry with the aim of reducing accidents and driving up quality. The Scheme has proved highly successful and over a million CSCS cards have now been issued. A CSCS card offers a simple and effective way of checking that staff are competent and aware of health and safety issues. This not only safeguards the well being of staff and their colleagues on site, it also helps to improve the efficiency and productivity of the industry as a whole. Employers are increasingly turning to CSCS as a benchmark of quality. http://www.cscs.uk.com/

Equal Opportunities
Security Guards UK wholeheartedly embraces and supports the principle of Equal Opportunities in employment and Training and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, gender, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or disability. We will make every effort to ensure that individuals are treated equally and fairly and that recruitment, promotion and training decisions are based solely on objective and job related criteria. A full Equal Opportunities policy is available on request.

Cyber Essentials
Cyber Essentials is an industry-supported certification program focused on helping organizations protect themselves against common cyberattacks. To achieve Cyber Essentials accreditation, companies must have basic technical controls implemented in 5 key areas – firewalls, secure configuration, access control, malware protection, and patch management. An assessment process validates that requirements are met. Cyber Essentials provides an independent verification of baseline controls, offers assurance to customers/stakeholders, and underpins cyber insurance policies. The program aims to incentivize and promote cybersecurity best practices for businesses of all sizes as cyber threats become more prevalent. Two tiers exist – Cyber Essentials and the more advanced Cyber Essentials Plus certification. Check out https://iasme.co.uk/cyber-essentials/ for further information.