We’re accredited by a wide range of certifying bodies, relevant to our work in landscape construction, grounds maintenance and arboriculture.
| Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental Management
The Landscape Group operates an Integrated Management System, certificated by our accreditation partner, NQA. The IMS includes:
•Quality Management, accredited to BS EN ISO9001:2008
•Environmental Management, accredited to BS EN ISO14001:2004
•Health and Safety Management, accredited to OHSAS 18001:200
| British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI)
The Landscape Group is a member of the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI), the leading trade body for the landscape industry, and sponsor of the prestigious BALI awards.
www.bali.org.uk – Membership Number: 0181-0-07
| Organisations Focusing on Landscape Construction Standards
The Landscape Group holds a range of certifications relevant to the landscape construction industry including CHAS (the Contractors’ Health and Safety Assessment Scheme), SAFE contractor (an Accreditation Scheme that assesses the Health & Safety competency of contractors and service providers), SMAS (Safety Management Advisory Services Ltd.) Worksafe Contractor accredited and construction online (the UK’s largest register of local and national pre-qualified construction and construction-related services).
www.chas.co.uk – Membership Number: Do not issue numbers
www.safecontractor.co.uk – Membership Number: SO9455
www.constructionline.co.uk – Membership Number: 123936
www.smasltd.com– Membership Number: 23713
| Working in Cemeteries and Crematoria
The Landscape Group is a member of The Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management (ICCM) which represents professionals working in burial and cremation authorities and companies throughout the UK. Its aim is to improve standards of services to the bereaved by providing professionals, authorities and companies with Policy and Best Practice Guidance and Educational and Training programmes.
www.iccm-uk.com – Membership Number: 4041
| Waste Management
The Landscape Group handles significant volumes of waste, both green waste and domestic waste collected as part of our cleansing duties. The Landscape Group is a member of The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), the professional body which represents over 6,000 waste management professionals – predominantly in the UK but also overseas. The CIWM sets the professional standards for individuals working in the waste management industry and has various grades of membership determined by education, qualification and experience.
www.ciwm.co.uk – Membership Number: 2015320
|Procurement Body Accreditations
The Landscape Group is accredited by Exor, the leading independent accreditation service provider to the public sector, with over 120 Public Sector Authorities (PSA’s) using our products and services. Its accredited approved supplier database provides PSA buyers with a visible choice of valid and credible companies when they are looking to purchase goods and services from suppliers.
We are also accredited by Achilles Building Confidence. Working in partnership with Bovis Lend Lease, Achilles has developed Building Confidence – a supplier pre-qualification and accreditation service for the UK construction industry.
www.exorms.co.uk– Membership Number: SO9455
i dverde UK has two AA accredited bases in Dorset (Banyards) and the Midlands (Blythe Valley)