CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) was created by experienced health and safety professionals in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across the UK. Their health and safety legislation was created to simplify health and safety contractor assessment by standardising requirements and to allow companies to avoid undergoing health and safety assessments for every job.

CSCS is the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry. CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out. Bolt and Heeks are committed to employing trades people working in construction who have achieved or are working towards achieving a recognised construction related qualification.

The CCS is a non-profit making, independent organisation founded in 1997 by the construction industry to help improve its image. Bolt and Heeks are delighted to be a Considerate Constructor Partner and register all of our sites with their scheme.

With access to the UKs largest register of contractors, consultants and material suppliers for the construction industry, Bolt and Heeks has the ability to select quality services, tradespeople and suppliers.

As an approved member, Bolt and Heeks has access to procuring the very best suppliers in the business. Exor allows us to capture, validate and monitor information on both existing and new suppliers throughout the industry. Exor are part of the Safe Systems in Procurement Scheme.

Our workforce is important to us which is why we have made a commitment to follow the guideline of this leadership group, who are looking to eradicate the thousands of cases of ill health and disease caused every year as a result of exposure to health hazards during construction work. As a company, we are also working to address the growing incidence of mental ill health within the workforce.

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) represents small to medium-sized builders, contractors and house builders across England and Wales. As one of the UK’s longest standing trade bodies, it represents the building profession and promotes conditions in which its members can thrive and contribute to the economic success of the UK.

Bolt and Heeks are delighted to hold an award from the prestigious RIBA. The RIBA has been celebrating outstanding work for over 180 years. Our awards and prizes are regarded internationally as a mark of excellence, recognising the best architecture, architects, research and students.

SafeContractor is part of the Alcumus Group, the market-leading provider of technology-enabled compliance risk management, certification and verification services. Alcumus Group supports more than 30,000 clients in the UK and internationally with Testing, Inspection & Certification (TIC) and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) strategies.

Bolt and Heeks is delighted to be able to help raise money for such a worthy cause. St Clare Hospice is a local charity that cares for hundreds of people across West Essex and the East Hertfordshire border. They provide free, compassionate care and support to adults with life-limiting illnesses, their families and carers. It is an honour to support them when and where we can.

THSP are committed to delivering a high quality, professional service via their team of industry specialists and consultants who are all market leaders. They provide consultancy and training services to offer sensible solutions for health and safety, employment law and environmental compliance needs.

ISO 9001:2008 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organisations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. Next year we will transition to the new 2015 version of the standard.

ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that an organisation can follow, rather than establishing environmental performance requirements. Next year we will transition to the new 2015 version of the standard.

OHSAS 18001, Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series, (officially BS OHSAS 18001) is an internationally applied British Standard for occupational health and safety management systems. It exists to help all kinds of organisations put in place demonstrably sound occupational health and safety performance. Next year we will transition to the new 2017 version of the standard.