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Achilles Building Confidence

Achilles BuildingConfidence is the construction industry certification and registration standard used by the construction sector in the UK.

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BM TRADA

BM TRADA is a UK based, international certification body accredited by major certification bodies including UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service), ASI, DAC, ENAC, ENAS, TURKAK, LATAK and ANSI.

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BSI’s Royal Charter

British Standards are the standards produced by BSI Group which is incorporated under a Royal Charter (and which is formally designated as the National Standards Body (NSB) for the UK)The BSI Group produces British Standards under the authority of the Charter, which lays down as one of the BSI’s objectives to set up standards of quality for goods and services, and prepare and promote the general adoption of British Standards and schedules in connection therewith and from time to time to revise, alter and amend such standards and schedules as experience and circumstances require.

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CHAS

CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK.

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COBIS

COBIS is a membership association of British International schools of global quality and is one of 8 constituent members of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) of the United Kingdom.

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FOBISIA

FOBISIA is a regional federation of the leading British international schools in Asia.

FOBISIA offers a range of events, the FOBISIA Games is the best known benefit of FOBISIA membership for schools. FOBISIA also organises conferences and workshops where teachers from across the region can meet to share good practice, swap ideas and receive professional training from invited university lecturers and consultants from around the world. These professional development events help to ensure the teachers are up to date with the latest educational thinking and provide opportunities for them to study for further qualifications. A key component of these events is the facilitating of different teachers in different schools learning from each other.”

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British Schools in the Middle East (BSME)

The British Schools in the Middle East (BSME) is one of the largest organisations for British Curriculum schools in the World, with 97 Member Schools educating over 95,000 children in 13 countries and employing over 6,900 teachers.

Formed in 1982, British Schools in the Middle East (BSME) provides a quality-assured network of schools helping Heads and Teachers share best practice and keep abreast of the latest educational developments. BSME runs its own Accreditation System, Annual Headteachers’ Conferences, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme of over 100 courses per year and a range of inter school sports, music, arts and other events.

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Central and Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA)

The Central & Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) was founded as a result of the growth of American and International Schools in Central and Eastern Europe. In many cases, the schools were geographically isolated from each other and from the main stream of American and International Education.
CEESA was formed to broaden the horizons of schools and to promote professional growth.

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Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA)

The Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA) was organized in 1988 to meet the needs of an important industry of lab designers and manufacturers of laboratory furniture.
SEFA's members work closely with laboratory owners, architects, contractors and others to advance the goal of creating a safe “Laboratory Grade” environment.
SEFA takes a leadership role in advancing the cause of good laboratory planning.
SEFA members work together to establish, monitor and modify as needed, industry-wide recommended practices in the areas of fume hoods, laboratory work surfaces, furniture installations, casework and fixtures.

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CLEAPSS (Consortium of Local Education Authorities for the Provision of Science Services)

CLEAPSS is an advisory service providing support in science, design & technology and art & design for member schools, from primary through to A-level studies or equivalent (5 -19 years old).
CLEAPSS advice and documentation is recognised by the Health and Safety Executive and the Department for Education as the definitive basis for safe practice in practical work.

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Constructionline

Constructionline is the UK’s leading procurement and supply chain management service that collects, assesses and monitors standard company information through a question set that is aligned to PAS 91, the standardised pre-qualification questionnaire developed by BSI to reduce duplication within the construction industry.

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Furniture Industry Sustainability Programme (FISP)

Launched in 2006 to support and improve the furniture industry’s sustainability credentials, FISP has rapidly become established as the industry forum on all environmental and sustainable issues.

FISP membership demonstrates that a company is taking its environmental and corporate social responsibility obligations seriously. FISP is backed by the entire furniture industry and is the mark of sustainable excellence.

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Green Business

The Green Business Membership is an established membership scheme in Greater Manchester, designed and delivered by Groundwork Environmental Business Services Team.

The Groundwork Green Business Awards Scheme is a continuous improvement programme structured to help businesses reach achievable environmental targets.

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ISOQAR -ISO 14001: 2004

SO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for the environmental management of businesses. It prescribes controls for those activities that have an effect on the environment. These include the use of natural resources, handling and treatment of waste and energy consumption.

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ISOQAR -ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for the quality management of businesses. 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.

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Safe Contractor

Safecontractor is one of the fastest growing health and safety certification scheme in the UK, with more than 270 clients and over 24,000 contractor members.

Safecontractor has a unique level of specialist knowledge, built on 10 years’ experience of delivering market leading certification services. This is further reinforced by engaging only directly employed, experienced and qualified assessors to carry out the audits.

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The Corian® Quality Network

The “Corian® Quality Network” is an international system created by DuPont to optimize the delivering of the beauty and of the performance of Corian® high-tech surface to the market, to transform the potential of Corian® into reality.

The members of this network are trained by DuPont specialists and technicians, their skills are checked and certified by DuPont, their preparation and service are continuously monitored by DuPont.

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