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22 Aug

The Big House Presents: EXPO

EXPO is a great opportunity to discover what with these businesses to localise your supply chain, reduce your carbon footprint, and create jobs and opportunities in the D2N2 area.

20 Aug

Chamber offers free year-long membership to businesses affected by Toddbrook Reservoir incident

East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) continues to work with partners to offer comprehensive support to local businesses which have been - and continue to be - affected by the potential collapse of Toddbrook Dam.

19 Aug

‘Energy for Business’ scheme helps local businesses make the low-carbon leap

A project which helps local businesses that want to develop low-carbon solutions, has been awarded funding to support SMEs in the region for another three years.

Quality Accreditations

Having a recognised quality standard or accreditation is a recognised way of differentiating your business from the competition. Standards like ISO9001 give customers the confidence to do business with you.

Investors in People

 

Investors In People

Investors in People is internationally recognised and specialises in transforming business performance through people, helping you achieve your objectives by targeting your chosen business priorities. A 10% discount on all IiP assessment and consultancy fees with EMB Excellence. may be available to qualifying organisations.

 


ISO9000 Series

 

ISO 9000 Series

The ISO 9000 family of standards is related to quality management systems and designed to help organisations ensure that they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders as well as statutory and regulatory requirements related to the product.

 

The standards are published by ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, and available through national standards bodies. Derbyshire County Council library ticket holders can access details of British Standards here and typing "British Standards" in the category.


CE Marking

CE marking

Whilst not intended to be a quality mark, CE marking does indicate that the manufacturer has met health and safety requirements for their products under European Directives.

Manufacturers have the responsibility to carry out conformity assessment, set up a technical file, issue the EC Declaration of Conformity and ensure the product carries the CE mark.


Investors In the Environment

Investors in the Environment

Investors in the Environment (iiE) is a not for profit environmental accreditation scheme designed to help the business sector save money and reduce their impact on the environment. Free support to achieve the standard is available to SMEs.


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bsi.

bsi. represents the UK interest in the development of European and international standards. It offers commercial services to assist with the implementation and understanding of a wide range of standards.
Find out more about standards from the bsi. website.