SSIP accreditation for Sole Traders

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For Small Businesses

If you own and operate a business alone, then a pre-qualification process can be daunting. Particularly for smaller organisations who may not have completed a process similar to this previously.

We want re-assure businesses of all sizes that the SafeContractor SSIP accreditation for sole traders process is tailored to be fit for purpose for all organisations across multiple industries and size of business.

In fact, organisations with less than 5 employees only need to provide essential information. Our question set is dynamic, and our technical team will help to identify the key information required that is relevant to the size and risk profile of your organisation.

With support from over 50 technical experts in house, we’re able to support you through the questionnaire process, by answering any questions you may have along the way whilst supporting you with templates and guidance notes to ensure you can complete the assessment process.

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The SafeContractor process

SSIP accreditation

What do Sole Traders need to be aware of?

We have a range of packages to suit your need for speed and support. View our contractor plans here.

If you’re not sure about how to put together some of the policies required to meet the SSIP standard, you can access our free guidance notes to get started. View the guidance notes here.

Want to learn more about who will be working with you at the different stages of your accreditation? Read our meet the team guide.

If you are just getting into gaining a SSIP accreditation, or if you have an existing accreditation and want to learn more about SSIP Deem to Satisfy and discounts available to you, visit our SSIP page.

Your SafeContractor membership comes with a range of exclusive member benefits that can save you up to £2,000 on your business running costs. View them here.

If you need expert support getting started with Health & Safety for your business, our SafeWorkforce Consultancy service may be of interest to you. Click here for more information.

Have more questions about the process? Check out our FAQs here.


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