Choosing a certification body

You can choose the certification body to complete your assessment process.

Three organisations are authorised to carry out the assessment of your organisation and offer certification against The Information Standard.

emqc Ltd
G4S Assessment Services
The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)

These organisations are evaluation specialists and have been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).  Read a bit more about each of them below.

emqc Ltd

emqc is one of the UK’s leading assessment companies, working in partnership with government departments and others to help deliver stringently-monitored accreditation services for initiatives such as Investors in People, Customer Service Excellence, and The Information Standard.

As an independent not-for-profit company, EMQC has an established network of over 130 high calibre associates, consultants and trainers delivering services across the country. They deliver a high quality service which consistently achieves client satisfaction levels of over 95%.

Email: info@emqc.co.uk
Telephone: 0845 3048600
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G4S Assessment Services (Health and Social Care)

Specialising in Health and Social Care, G4S’s dedicated team are supporting the vast majority of new organisations signing up to become certified to the Information Standard throughout the public, private and third sectors. This is primarily due to their customer focussed approach, flexible assessment options and dedicated online assessment tool which helps you build your application through a logical, step by step approach. By breaking the standard down into its component parts G4S make completing the process more manageable, saving you time and making your assessment experience as convenient and as straight forward as possible.

Email: Information-Standard@uk.g4s.com
Telephone: 0844 891 0002
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The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)

The Royal Society for Public Health is a charity dedicated to the promotion and protection of collective human health and wellbeing. They have certified organisations in both health and social care sectors and were the first body to award certificates. The Society recognises the issues that organisations encounter as they work towards certification.

Email: certification@rsph.org.uk
Telephone: 0207 2657 300
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Last updated: 15/11/2012