Bradley Environmental Consultants Ltd has gained a ‘shop window’ with some of the biggest companies in the construction sector by joining Achilles BuildingConfidence – the UK construction industry accreditation and risk management scheme.

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Bradley Environmental Consultants, which has over 140 staff and provides UKAS Accredited Asbestos Inspections and Testing services across the UK, will now be able to share, via an online platform, its performance in key business areas, such as health and safety, environment, quality and compliance.

In total, 19 national and international construction companies have selected Achilles BuildingConfidence as their preferred standard for supplier pre-qualification. They use a standardised pre-qualification questionnaire to streamline the procurement process and manage risk consistently among 2,000 suppliers. Achilles then carries out desktop and physical audits of the information.

Lee Brunsden, Manager of Achilles BuildingConfidence, said: “By demonstrating a clear commitment to health and safety, environment, quality and compliance, Bradley Environmental Consultants has shown itself to be a role model for other construction companies, and put itself in the best possible position to secure a pipeline of work opportunities from major construction buyers.”

Steve Flynn on behalf of Bradley Environmental Consultants said: “We believe that the Achilles accreditation can help accelerate our business growth by connecting Bradley Environmental Consultants with buyers who are looking for qualified Asbestos Inspection and Testing specialists who can be measured against industry standards and policies. We understand the importance of being visible to new Clients which creates the opportunity for us to enter new Markets.”

Bradley Environmental attained their new industry qualification following Audits in April 2017.

Achilles BuildingConfidence is run by a Steering Group of construction buyers. In the last three years, members have seen a 52% reduction in non compliances in issues linked to ethics, a 42% fall in non-compliance on health and safety, a 50% drop in non-compliance around risk assessment and a three-fold increase in demand for audits.

Bradley Environmental Consultants pride themselves in being the trusted partner for your Asbestos Risk Management solutions. Our unrivalled 26+ years’ experience and extensive nationwide presence make Bradley Environmental uniquely placed to provide construction companies with expert consultancy on asbestos risk management issues.

With branches in Birmingham, Wakefield, Blackpool and North Wales, we provide specialist UKAS Accredited Asbestos Surveying, Laboratory Analysis, Asbestos Fibre Air Monitoring, Consultancy and Asbestos Removal Management services nationwide.

About Achilles:

  • Achilles is one of the world’s largest service providers of global supply chain risk management solutions with more than 1,000 people working in 22 countries.
  • We work on behalf of over 860 buying organisations, from 9 industry sectors, to collect, validate and maintain essential data about more than 133,000 suppliers. This allows buying organisations to gain visibility of their suppliers’ capabilities and compliance before making important sourcing decisions. With an understanding of their supply chains, buying organisations can proactively identify and mitigate potential risks to protect people, planet and profit.
  • We operate unique supply chain communities where steering groups, comprising leading buyers from each industry, work collaboratively to agree the common standards suppliers need to meet in order to be eligible to do business with them.
  • With one, standardised approach per industry, buying organisations can raise standards consistently in any geographic location in which they operate, and easily connect with credible and qualified suppliers worldwide. Suppliers gain a dedicated ‘shop window’ where they can promote their services to some of the biggest buying organisations in the world. They also gain a clear understanding of the steps they must take in order to qualify for work.
  • Our solutions enable businesses to make informed, strategic decisions to minimise cost and turn common industry challenges into sources of competitive advantage.

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