As a firm of chartered surveyors, we are regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The RICS set and uphold the highest standards of excellence and integrity within the built environment. Our corporate membership, as well as the individual memberships of our staff, demonstrates our continual ability to work to the highest professional and ethical standards.
As an organisation with an ethos of continual improvement, it is the goal of all of our professional staff members to obtain membership of the RICS.
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Constructionline Gold Membership provides Martin Arnold with a vital service through which we can efficiently operate our day-to-day business activity. We have been registered with Constructionline since 2003 and have seen a notable increase in its use within the construction industry during this time. The scheme gathers, evaluates and monitors our standard company information to PAS91 standards. This service allows our clients to streamline their procurement procedures and efficiently assess and engage with us to build new business relationships.
Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme
We are CHAS compliant and our accreditation is an essential tool for us. CHAS is an SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement) pre-approval scheme and our membership demonstrates that we have passed CHAS’ stringent assessment process and met acceptable standards of health and safety. CHAS is highly regarded throughout the entire Construction Industry and provides our clients with comfort that we will adhere to high standards of occupational and health and safety.
Institution of Fire Engineers
Martin Arnold have extensive fire risk assessment and fire risk management experience. We are affiliated members of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). Founded in 1918, the IFE assesses knowledge of fire and professional experience, awarding internationally recognised membership grades and fire-related qualifications.
We have IFE approved certificates in Fire Risk Assessment, which along with our NEBOSH qualifications make us expert in meeting our client's fire risk management and assessment needs.
Fire Protection Association
Martin Arnold have extensive fire risk assessment and fire risk management experience. We are members of the Fire Protection Association and committed to working towards best practice protecting people, property, business and the environment.
We have FPA trained Fire Risk Assessors, which along with our IFE affiliation and NEBOSH qualifications make us expert in meeting our client's fire risk management and assessment needs.
ISO 9001 is a Quality Management System (QMS) which demonstrates our commitment to providing an exemplary quality of service in meeting the needs of our customers and stakeholders. Martin Arnold has held ISO 9001 certification since our formation in 1999, demonstrating our commitment to quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
As part of our ISO9001/14001 compliance, Martin Arnold maintain the following policies:
Health, Safety & Welfare Policy
Quality Assurance Policy
Environmental & Sustainability Policy
A copy of these policies are available upon request.
Our ISO 14001 certification demonstrates our commitment to reducing any undesirable impact our activities may have on the environment through the implementation of a robust environmental management system (EMS). This system allows us to gather, monitor and communicate environmentally relevant information, using this data to continually refine and improve our organisational practices with the goal of reducing our impact on the environment.
Sustainability and corporate responsibility are universal fields. Martin Arnold has always taken its environmental impact seriously and in achieving ISO 14001 certification year on year we can demonstrate a progressive plan and desire for ongoing improvement.
We hold certification for OHSAS 18001, an international occupational health and safety management system. This management system helps to minimise risk to our personnel on and off site. Our industry demands the highest levels of health and safety in the workplace and this certification demonstrates our competence.
Our ISO 27001 (ISMS) certification demonstrates our commitment to the security, confidentiality, integrity and availability of the information we hold and process on behalf of our client's and staff members.
ISMS (Information Security Management System) is a systematic approach to managing information so that it remains secure. It includes people, processes and ICT systems by applying a risk management process.
London Living Wage Employer
We aim to make a rewarding contribution within local communities and industry through our ethical and societal choices. As a responsible employer we endorse the Living Wage Foundation and integrate the Living Wage into our organisation’s ethos.
We are a London Living Wage employer with an employer Fairtrade mark for responsible pay. All employees over 18 years of age are paid the London Living Wage of £10.55 per hour as a minimum. We believe in rewarding hard work, enabling quality living standards and improving staff retention and productivity, which paying a Living Wage to employees helps to achieve.
Building Good Employer Guide 2016: Top 50
Martin Arnold Ltd are delighted to be named within the Building Good Employer Guide 2017: Top 50 Companies, for the third consectutive year!
Cyber Essentials Scheme
Martin Arnold take cyber security very seriously, we endeavour to keep our data and that of our partners, clients and consultants safe at all times. To that end, we have obtained the Government Cyber Essentials certification.
To move onto the next level, Martin Arnold Ltd also achieved the ISO27001 ISMS Certification in 2019.
We pride ourselves on providing a quality service to our current and future clients. Our affiliations and accreditations demonstrate our dedication to the quality of services we provide. This is further proven by our affiliation with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
RIBA is a globally recognised organisation that promotes and advances architecture on many levels, and therefore this membership is essential to us. Our clients can be assured of professional excellence and take comfort that their projects will be delivered following the highest standards.