Accreditation

Federation of Master Builders

Federation of Master BuildersThe FMB is the UK’s largest trade association in the building industry, with national offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, supported by additional regional offices. Established in 1941 to protect the interests of small and medium-sized building firms, the FMB is independent and non-profit-making, lobbying continuously for members’ interests at both national and local levels.

The FMB is a source of knowledge, professional advice and support for its members, providing a range of modern and relevant business building services to save them time and money. The FMB also offers advice to consumers via its find a builder and check a member web pages.

Gas Safe Register

Gas Safe RegisterGas Safe Register is the official register for gas engineers who are registered to work safely and legally on boilers, cookers, fires and all other gas appliances for the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey, appointed by the relevant Health and Safety Authority for each area. By law all gas engineers must be on the Gas Safe Register.

 

Exor

Exor accredited companyExor’s services enable organisations to meet their compliance and procurement policies across a wide range of areas, including efficiency, economic development, regeneration and risk management. Since its launch exor has become one of the leading independent providers of supply chain risk management solutions in the UK.

 

Constructionline

ConstructionLineAt the heart of Constructionline is the national online database, the UK’s largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants. In terms of efficiency, time and cost saving and best practice, Constructionline is proven to deliver for public and private sector organisations alike.

 

National Accreditation of Certification Bodies

National Accrediation of Certification BodiesThe United Kingdom Accreditation Service is the sole national accreditation body recognised by government to assess, against internationally agreed standards, organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services.

 

 

 

The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)

ConstructionLineEach month thousands of contractors and consultants (suppliers) apply for work with public and private sector organisations (buyers). To win work, they must meet the buyer’s health and safety standards.

Assessing suppliers health and safety competence is usually a lengthy and time consuming process. Suppliers can sometimes meet one buyer’s Health and Safety standards but not another. Being CHAS approved reduces duplication as suppliers compliance is accepted by all CHAS buyers.