safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.
The company’s application for safecontractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business.
Anil Patel, Sales & Marketing Director for NIC says, “Accreditations such as safecontractor and CHAS, together with certification such as ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 are extremely important to NIC and help us to tender for contracts with major organisations on behalf of our franchisees as this sort of recognition is essential.”
Patel continues, “These types of accreditations are what set us apart from many of our competitors and help our franchisees to secure new business.”
It is not only NIC’s larger clients who require this type of accreditation now. Even some of their smaller clients now require their cleaning service provider to have a minimum level of industry-recognised certification and accreditation.
Roger Downs, NIC franchisee in South Yorkshire states, “Part of the benefit of being an NIC franchisee is that I can operate under their accreditations with a 50 year track record in the industry behind me from day one.”
NIC has been established since the 1960s and has been franchising since 1995 and during this time has worked with many clients large and small which would not have been possible without all the relevant accreditations required.