ISO 9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 certification provides independent, third-party verification that the processes by which security services are delivered are of the highest quality. From security officer selection to training to responsive management, Senator is compliant with a quality management standard that is accepted throughout the global community. Senator has been independently audited and awarded OHSAS 18001, ISO14001 and ISO 9001. These certifications signify that a company is both environmentally responsible and compliant with environmental law.
ISOQAR – Auditors for Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety and Information Security Standards
ISOQAR is an accredited certification body; authorised to audit organisations and issue certificates against a variety of management systems (including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 27001). In the UK, this work is regulated by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service – the sole national accreditation body recognised by government. www.isoqar.com
Senator also holds SIA Approved Contractor status for the provision of security guarding, keyholding and CCTV services. This accreditation takes into account how well an organisation is managed – an approved organisation must demonstrate that it meets rigorous standards as judged annually by an independent assessor. Senator Security Services Limited membership number is SESESESC01. Download the Certificate here.
SIA-ACS is the recognised performance standard for the security industry. It applies to the processes that manage and control an organisation’s services. It prescribes systematic control of activities to ensure that the needs and expectations of customers are met and applies to a range of services offered by the security industry including Security Guarding, CCTV Operation, Close Protection, Key Holding and Cash/Valuables in Transit (CVIT). www.the-sia.org.uk
Senator Security also holds the British Parking Association Approved Operator accreditation: The Approved Operator Scheme (AOS) is a scheme launched for BPA members in October 2007. The AOS is designed specifically for those BPA members that operate parking enforcement services on private land or in unregulated public car parks. Operators may conduct a wide range of services in this sector, including but not limited to: wheelclamping and vehicle removal, or enforcement by ticketing or Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras, or services such as back office functions, data management and debt recovery. www.britishparking.co.uk
The UVDB on-line system is used by all the major UK Utility organisations for any type of purchase ranging from one-off purchases to contract and framework agreements, from simple goods and engineered products through to security services and major civil works, from purchases of several thousand to many millions of pounds in value. The UVDB system supports utility organisations to comply with EU procurement legislation by providing a fair, open and transparent means of selecting suppliers for potential tender opportunities.
UK Rail Supplier Qualification
Link-up is the UK rail industry supplier qualification scheme, providing a single common registration, qualification and audit process for suppliers that is shared by the UK rail industry.
Tenet’s aim is to provide knowledgeable and professional staff to assist in all management tasks in the education sector. Tenet has a long track record of successfully completed assignments with more than 200 Colleges, Schools and Universities and has the experience to relieve the stress of outsourcing and procurement. Tenet can help to maximise available resources; managing complex processes and areas of expertise including security.
In an increasingly competitive workplace, contractors are now more than ever aware of the importance of compliance to corporate legislation in order to meet client demands in the security sector.
ContractorPlus is a web enabled database that allows contractors to meet such demands and ensure total compliance to current health and safety legislation while gaining Approved Contractor accreditation.
The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is the professional body for facilities management (FM) in the UK. Founded in 1993, the Institute represents and promotes the interest of members and the wider FM community. The BIFM strategy is to increase participation and collaboration, promote professional standards, support career development and build an effective relationship with stakeholders. Facilities management professionals are responsible for services that support business. Their roles can cover management of a wide range of areas including: health and safety, risk management, business continuity, procurement, property and asset management and security.
Safe Contractor is the fastest growing health and safety accreditation scheme in the UK, with more than 200 major clients and over 18,000 contractor members. Registered members with the safecontractor scheme include clients and contractors from a wide range of professional disciplines working within a number of industry sectors including security. With its increasing membership and growing profile in the UK, the safecontractor scheme is now used by many large organisations as a way of obtaining and selecting competent contractors.