We can proudly announce that AMG are now ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015, 45001:2018, 27001:2017 UKAS Accredited.
What is ISO and UKAS?
ISO International Organisation for Standardisation – “Great things happen when the world agrees”.
United Kingdom Accreditation Service is the sole body appointed by the UK Government (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) to provide accreditation to certification bodies in the UK. This accreditation is considered to be the ‘gold standard’ in the certification of ISO standards and the only way an organisation can use the conveted Government-backed national accreditation symbol – the “UKAS Crown and Tick”.
Who are ISO?
Independent non-governmental organisation which brought together a group of experts to share knowledge and develop international standards that provide solutions to global challenges.
ISO identify safety issues of products and services.
ISO share knowledge, ideas and solutions, technological know-how and best management practices.
ISO Certification – What does this mean for our client’s?
International Standards are used to assess conformity in the fields of business management systems, products, services, personnel and other similar business related programs.
We are now able to set ourselves apart from our competitors by offering services that are accepted globally.
We are now able to enter new markets.
We will also be able to use available resources better and benefit from the knowledge and best practice of leading experts around the world.
Accredited Certification Body…
British Assessment Bureau Limited are the Accredited Certification Body who completed our Stage 2 Assessment.
The assessment was lead by our internal Health, Safety and Legal Compliance Officer, Clare Rabjohns, who over a period of four days was audited by two independent auditors. We passed all four standards with only one minor non-conformity raised which was rectified immediately.
You can verify the validity of our ISO certificates by entering our certificate number via this link
The Standards explained...
Quality - 9001:2015 (Certificate number 226760)
We have improved the quality of our services to consistently meet the expectations of our clients. The Quality Management System adopted by AMG is based on a number of quality principles, including but not restricted to; a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, a process approach and continual improvement of the business. Providing our clients with a promise that they will receive consistent, good-quality products and services, and are working with a reputable, trusted Company.
We undertake regular internal auditing to ensure these standards are continually adhered to and ensure our consistently high customer service delivery is maintained at all times.
Environmental - 14001: 2015 (Certificate number 226762)
We are now guided by environmental experts who focus on many subjects including environmental management and renewable energy. Therefore, we are committed to delivering services which exceed our clients expectations whilst measuring and controlling our environmental impact.
Information Security - 27001: 2017 (Certificate number 226761)
Businesses become increasingly reliant on information technology and have a duty to secure their business management system, minimise risks of technological weakness and protect against external influence. We are committed to safeguarding our clients personal data/ information and have a secure business management system in place which is compliant to legislative and international Standards.
Health and Safety - 45001: 2018 (Certificate Number 226760)
We are committed to the continual improvement of employee safety, reducing workplace risks and creating better, safer working conditions for all parties involved in our business activities. We now have an Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OH&S) in place which will help us manage OH&S risks and improve our OH&S performance by developing and implementing effective polices and objectives.
- Workplace incidents will be reduced
Absenteeism and staff turnover will be reduced ensuring business continuity for our clients and increasing productivity.
- The creation of a health & safety culture, whereby employees are encouraged to take an active role in their own OH&S.
- Reinforced leadership commitment from Robin Andrew, Director of AMG, to proactively improve OH&S performance.
- Meet legal and regulatory requirements.
- Showcase AMG’s reputation for safe working.
- Improve and maintain staff morale.