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Groundwork South Yorkshire strives to deliver a first class
range of services to our customers. We are dedicated to working in
a professional manner, respectful of fellow staff members and the
people we work with, and in compliance with all relevant
We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and
encouraging diversity in all areas of our activities. We aim to
create an environment in which personal differences and the
contributions of all individuals are recognised and valued, so that
they feel respected and able to give of their best.
In addition to our Equal Opportunities Policy we have other
policies including an Environmental Policy and systems for managing
our Minimum Standards and Safeguarding of young people and
We are committed to quality, fairness and
staff development, and currently hold several standards which
underline these commitments:
BETA+ (Business Excellence Through
Action) – In line with the Groundwork Federation, we have
adopted the quality assurance system BETA plus (Business Excellence
Through Action), which is based on the Business Excellence model
and supports continuous improvement through fostering the
BS8555 – We are committed to
reducing our impact on the environment, and monitor our performance
using this accredited environmental management system. We have
achieved Phase 3 accreditation, which requires annual assessment.
To download an overview of our BS8555 system, to view our current
targets, objectives and indicators, or to read our environmental
policy, click the links at the bottom of the page.
The Contractors Health and Safety
(CHAS) Assessment Scheme - Both Groundwork South
Yorkshire offices are CHAS accredited. CHAS is established as the
market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It
is a non-commercial scheme available to suppliers (those who
provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking
for suitably competent suppliers.
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Customer First – Our
Yorkshire and the Humber office hold this standard for the
Investors In People – Staff
development is one of our top priorities, and this national
standard helps us to ensure we’re maintaining high standards.
City & Guilds – We are accredited with City
& Guilds as an approved centre.
ncfe – We are accredited with ncfe as an
Groundwork South Yorkshire welcomes disabled visitors. Our
Sheffield office is fully accessible to disabled employees and
visitors. Our Dearne Valley office is not, however we will gladly
make alternative meeting arrangements to accommodate the needs of
any disabled visitors.
here to download our environmental policy
Click here to
download an overview of our BS8555 system
Click here to download our BS8555 targets, objectives and