Up and Under Group

Accreditations and Awards

Awards

2013 Winner Cheshire High Sheriff’s Awards For Enterprise – Corporate Social Responsibility
2012 Winner Cheshire High Sheriff’s Awards For Enterprise – Innovation
2011 Winner S Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards – Employer of the Year
2010 Winner S Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards – Employer of the Year

2013 Highly Commended BITC North West Building Stronger Communities Impact Award
2011 Shortlisted Cheshire Business Awards – Employer of the Year
2011 Finalist Sentinel Business Awards – Training Excellence Award
2011 Finalist Specialist Contractors Awards – Access and Scaffolding
2011 Shortlisted ICE SE England Engineering Excellence Award
2004 Shortlist RIBA Stirling Prize – High Access Consultants, The Spire, Dublin

Accreditations

The following accreditations are an indication of how we seek to ensure that you get your work done by competent highly motivated people, safely and to a high quality standard. Many of these accreditations are difficult and time consuming to obtain and add a cost to our service. They do, however, serve to demonstrate to you our commitment and the established nature of our business. Of course they mean nothing if we do not satisfy your needs and that is the most important recognition we can ever have.


ISO 9000 is a family of standards for quality management systems. ISO 9000 is maintained by ISO, the International Organization for Standardization and is administered by accreditation and certification bodies.

SGS ISO 9001 with UKAS TCL LR Accreditations and Awards

Some of the requirements in ISO 9001 (which is one of the standards in the ISO 9000 family) include a set of procedures that cover all key processes in the business; monitoring processes to ensure they are effective; keeping adequate records; checking output for defects, with appropriate and corrective action where necessary; regularly reviewing individual processes and the quality system itself for effectiveness; and facilitating continual improvement.

We have been independently audited and certified to conform with ISO 9001.


We have been independently audited and certified to OHSAS 18001: 2007 for occupational health and safety covering all of the Group activities. This accreditation reflects the determination of Up and Under staff to achieve the high standards required and reflects the company’s responsibility to its employees, itself and society.

SGS BS OHSAS 18001 with UKAS TCL LR Accreditations and Awards

The OHSAS 18001:2007 covers:

Safety and prevention of accidents for staff at work;

Education of employees on occupational health and safety issues; and accidents for staff at work;

Development of new systems and practices for occupational health and safety issues.


Constructionline is the UK’s register of pre-qualified local and national construction and construction-related contractors and consultants. Owned and endorsed by the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (formerly the DTI), Constructionline is a contributor to the Rethinking Construction initiative, they gather and assess pre-qualification information on behalf of public and private sector procurers.constructionline 311x320 Accreditations and Awards

The concept of a single national database was initially proposed by the 1994 Latham Report on construction industry modernization and efficiency, ‘Constructing the Team’. Since then Constructionline has grown and been updated to stay relevant to the needs of modern procurement.


The Up and Under Group is an approved supplier to Network Rail.

We are keen to satisfy the rail market with new or improved products and welcome your enquiries in order to assist with Network Rail approved requirements.


UU logo 320x283 Accreditations and AwardsFor our clients this is probably the most important logo on this page. They know it means a job well done, honestly. They understand the value we provide and the level of ‘can do’ that comes with the Up and Under name. If you are not already part of our family we would be happy to welcome you to share our successes and values.