Accreditations & Memberships
CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme) is established as the market leader for health & safety pre-qualification assessment to a nationally recognised and accepted threshold standard in the UK.
SMAS is a member of Safety Schemes in Procurement, SSIP. SMAS are a H&S Assessment organisation that takes great pride in our professionalism, customer service and efficiency.
Working with many of the major UK housebuilders SMAS have developed experience and expertise in new build construction but we also deal with many other construction organisations.
Its aim is to streamline procurement procedures rendering it more efficient and effective. Registration with ConstructionLine lists Shine on a database which is accessed by 1300 clients within Central Government, Local Authorities, Universities / Further Education and NHS Trusts.
C.Q.M.S. Safety Scheme
CQMS Limited has been a Registered Member of the Safety Schemes in Procurement Forum (SSIP) for over 5 years and is dedicated to promoting higher health and safety standards within industry.
Accreditation with CQMS Safety-Scheme ensures companies are assessed in accordance with the SSIP Core Criteria, an industry recognised standard, demonstrating compliance with UK health and safety standards.
CQMS have supported Clients with their Supply Chain Management since 1999 providing external services for some of the largest construction companies in the UK.
Builder’s Profile is the open-access Common Database service providing compliance and PQQ information to the construction industry.
For main contractors; Builder’s Profile reduces the costs of administering, improving & maintaining supply chain compliance & PQQ information and locating new suppliers.
For subcontractors & suppliers; Builder’s Profile is a user-friendly ‘complete once, share to many’ service that makes PQQ submission simple, and keeping information up-to-date easy.
TRADA (The Timber Research and Development Association) is an international membership organisation dedicated to inspiring and informing best practice design, specification and use of wood in the built environment and related fields.
We pride ourselves in providing independent, authoritative design and technical guidance through this website, on-line software, printed publications, e-books, and our telephone helpline. We link specifiers and purchasers with timber industry members through our Find a supplier directory.
SSIP was founded in May 2009 following the Government report on Accelerating the SME economic engine: through transparent, simple and strategic procurement. Supported by the HSE SSIP aims to streamline prequalification and encourage straightforward mutual recognition between its Member Schemes.
SSIP is actively reducing health and safety assessment costs and bureaucracy in the supply chain, by making cross-recognition between member schemes as effective as possible, and highlighting the savings to buyers and suppliers. All SSIP member schemes have fully committed to the vision of driving unnecessary cost and confusion out of supplier health and safety assessment, and SSIP's core philosophy is to enable effective cross-recognition between existing schemes.
Bristol Green Capital
Founded in 2007, Bristol Green Capital Partnership is a unique partnership of over 800 member organisations who have committed to working towards Bristol becoming a sustainable city with a high-quality of life for all. JJ has just this year joined this growing and inspiring Bristol community partnership.
JJ only buys Timber with a FSC tick. FSC's “tick tree” logo is used to indicate that products are certified under the FSC system. When you see the FSC logo on a label, you can buy forest products with confidence that you are helping to ensure our forests are alive for generations to come.
We are also currently filing the companies credentials to become fully FSC accredited.