Safeguard Call Handling, a leading provider of maintenance and security services to the housebuilding and facilities management industries, today announced that it has selected Alcumus SafeContractor, the UK’s leading health and safety accreditation company, as its contractor management partner.
Whilst COVID-19 has caused huge disruption for many companies, Safeguard have seen high demand, providing a call overflow service to several major companies across the country. The partnership with SafeContractor provides access to a pool of accredited contractors, and signals to customers it is uncompromising when it comes to health and safety.
Finding and assessing the right people for the job can be a huge admin burden. Using SafeContractor’s accredited members allows businesses to get to market quickly and efficiently.
John Cowen, Business Development Manager of Safeguard Call Handling, commented:
“Upholding the reputation of our clients is the cornerstone on which our service is built. Therefore, it is essential that the contractors we use are following the correct procedures and protecting our reputation with the customer. SafeContractor provides peace of mind that contractor health and safety practices are compliant with the law and that they are working to the highest standards.”
“Access to SafeContractor’s 33,000 accredited members will help us to extend our reach across the UK and to grow sustainably and ethically as a business.”
Gemma Archibald, Managing Director of Alcumus SafeContractor, said:
“Whilst businesses will come under increased pressure, we expect Health and Safety and Quality Management to remain a key consideration in both sourcing and managing supply chains. We are working tirelessly through these challenging times to do our bit to keep the economy going by connecting suppliers and contractors with organisations that need them.”
“The SafeContractor online portal enables organisations to manage and source the best suppliers and contractors to minimise risks in their supply chain. We’re thrilled that Safeguard Call Handling has joined our community and we wish them every success. More than 450 leading organisations have selected SafeContractor to become safer, healthier and stronger.”
About Alcumus SafeContractor
Alcumus SafeContractor, the UK’s leading health and safety accreditation, connects verified contractors to leading organisations in a two-way commitment to ethical best practice and sustainable business growth.
We deliver tailored assessments through the largest in-house audit team. Businesses manage their contractors through our technology platform which provides visibility into their supply chain, allowing them to make informed decisions about the suppliers they use.
Using SafeContractor allows businesses to get to market faster, more efficiently and more economically than their competitors, offering them a competitive advantage.
As part of the Alcumus group we can provide further solutions to support your environment, health, safety and quality (ESHQ) needs.
Learn more at www.safecontractor.com.
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