Which Accreditation Is Best for My Trade?

There Are Different Accreditation Bodies. Which Accreditation Is Best for My Trade?

Of the many different accreditation bodies, it can be difficult to decide on which one you want for your trade. Luckily, our Health & Safety consultant Steve Matthewman has a golden rule to help your choice:

Go for whichever body you get asked for the most. Different bodies are more desirable to different sectors, so you may want to get a number of accreditations so that you have wider coverage, but, ultimately, the best course of action is to get an accreditation that will be most valued by your clients.

If you are looking to expand your customer base, it may also be a good idea to get an accreditation that you know a lot of your ideal customers are interested in. If you carry out domestic work, then the general public are most familiar with organisations such as CHAS, whereas if you are seeking a construction contract, construction companies will have heard of most accreditation bodies, so it would simply depend on which company you’re looking to work for.

To further discuss your accreditation options or to book a Free Health & Safety Review, call 0844 8797286.

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Northern Accountants

Sarah and the team at Quest have provided us HR support since January 2013.

Quest Consulting Services provided us with a comprehensive employment structure with contacts and a handbook and have been on hand to help me deal with the occasional issue I have faced with team members through their telephone support service.

As our personal Consultant, Sarah provides a quality, professional and complete service which is great value for money.

Northern Accountants

Off Limits Corporate Events

Sarah has transformed our HR and has introduced systems that have taken lots of hassle away from staffing issues within our company.

We have worked with Sarah and her team for 5 years and in this time our business has grown considerably. With telephone support available for all our Managers as they need it plus Sarah and her team proactively keeping us updated on changes in legislation we are reassured that we are in safe hands.

The HR software that Quest implemented also helps us keep on top of the routine aspects of HR such as holiday bookings, recording absence, holding personnel records which then allows Sarah and her team easy access to give us relevant advice.

Our Managers have also benefited from workshops run by Sarah to help develop their skills on handling issues such as disciplinary, appraisals, recruitment etc….

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Off Limits Corporate Events

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Why would anybody NOT have Sarah working 'alongside' their business?

I've known Sarah for many years and she's always been there for me and the business when her wealth of knowledge has been called upon.

We have used Sarah and her team to handle our contracts, handbook and Health & Safety and they are readily available on the telephone when needed or on site at our premises.

Highly recommended.

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