Responsible Office Furniture Manufacturer Flexiform boasts one of the highest levels of certification in product, processes and systems within the industry. By achieving these certifications Flexiform can demonstrate its commitment to quality and compliance of our legal, moral and social responsibilities. To maintain this level certification, we perform regular internal reviews, audits and inspections of our management systems and processes, which are also subjected to independent external reviews, audits and inspections. The key element of the certification process is an emphasis on continual improvement. Regular internal assessment combined with independent external assessments ensure that new gaps or inefficiencies are constantly identified, and corrective actions are implemented to ensure Flexiform maintains its high quality and health and safety standards across all areas of the business. Our Certifications ISO 9001:2015Quality Management: ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS), which demonstrates we consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. ISO 45001:2018Health and Safety Compliance:ISO 45001 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, which demonstrates we proactively improve our OH&S performance in preventing injury and ill-health in the workplace. ISO 14001:2015Environmental Compliance:ISO 14001 is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for an environmental management system, which demonstrates we are committed to improving our environmental performance through more efficient use of resources, reduction of waste, and reducing our carbon footprint. Safe Contractor AccreditationSafe Office Furniture Installations:Safe Contractor Accreditation is a standard that applies to the audit and certification of safety management systems, which demonstrates we operate with greater safety awareness when conducting its activities on their clients’ premises. Furniture Industry Sustainability Programme (FISP)Furniture Sustainability:FISP is an independently certified sustainability programme designed to assess and improve environmental and social manufacturing, which demonstrates our sustainability credentials and commitment to drive the changes necessary to achieve our business aims. Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA)Quality Office Furniture:FIRA supports the entire furniture supply chain, across all sectors providing access to unrivalled knowledge of the latest guidance on compliance, which demonstrates our commitment to manufacturing high quality furniture that meets the latest standards, ergonomics and fire resistance. Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC)Chain of Custody Certificate (BMTRADA)Sustainability Sourced Wood:The FSC certificate is voluntary and is obtained by those companies committed to sustainable forest management, to add the FSC label to any of their products it must first receive chain of custody certification, which demonstrates we are sourcing materials from FSC-certified forests, recycling and or controlled sources and follow FSC-defined best practice throughout the production process and supply chain. Cyber EssentialsIT Security:Cyber Essentials is an official UK wide, government-backed certification that helps companies guard against the most common cyber threats, which demonstrates our commitment to cyber security to prospective customers information we hold. Construction LineValidation of Business Compliance:Constructionline assesses a range of business compliance aspects from financials to operational processes and validates all its members to provide customers with high quality suppliers that they can confidently engage with, which demonstrates our commitment to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements which apply to the work we undertake. Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB)Validation of Business Compliance:UVDB independently audit Health & Safety, Quality and Environment management systems, both in-house and on-site, which demonstrates that we fully understand and meet the operational requirements of customers in our market sector. Equality Register Providing the Best Care for our Staff:The National Equality Register holds information related to an organisation’s Equality Status, which demonstrates our compliance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 and all equal opportunities legislation in force. BIM ISO 19650 Trained Space PlannersBre Academy Accredited Space PlanningOur in-house Space lanners and Interior Designers have completed the BIM ISO 19650 – BIM essentials and Information Management Course. This course ensures our in-house teams recognise the requirements to comply with COBie, the correct procedure for BIM collaboration projects and the key elements of ISO650-2. Supply Chain Sustainability School Sustainable Supply Chain:Flexiform has been a part of the Supply Chain Sustainability School for many years, providing us with excellent knowledge on how to improve our environmental footprint through our supply chain. Members of our purchasing and manufacturing team have access to expand their knowledge and improve internal processes. Logistics UK Transport Management:Flexiform is a member of UK Logistics, a trade association providing us with the support and tools to keep our operations safe, efficient and compliant whilst delivering goods across Flexiform and our sister brand Asgard Secure Steel Storage. Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme FORS Standard Fleet Management:Flexiform is a FORS Silver accredited member which confirms we employ good practice and comply with the requirements laid out by the FORS Standard and are compliant with the CLOCS Standard for Construction Logistics and with TfL’s WRRR (Work Related Road Risk). This includes demonstrating dedication to driver and vehicle safety, combined with improving operating practices through effective monitoring of fuel and tyre usage.