Accreditation, compliance & membership
Marfam Group Ltd is committed to the ongoing development of both the organisation and our staff. As part of this commitment we hold the following accreditations, compliance registrations and professional memberships:
Registered with The Information Commissioner’s Office – ZA835578 – The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.
The Prompt Payment Code (PPC)
The Prompt Payment Code (PPC) sets standards for payment practices and best practice and is administered by the Small Business Commissioner on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The Code covers prompt payment, as well as wider payment procedures.
Registered with The Environment Agency – CBDL350816 – The Environment Agency licenses industry, business and individuals to carry out certain activities that have the potential to pollute the environment.
The Good Business Charter is a simple accreditation which organisations in the UK can sign up to in recognition of responsible business practices. It measures behaviour over 10 components: real living wage, fairer hours and contracts, employee well-being, employee representation, diversity and inclusion, environmental responsibility, paying fair tax, commitment to customers, ethical sourcing, and prompt payment. An organisation must meet all 10 commitments to receive GBC accreditation. Open to private sector, public sector and charities of all sizes including a streamlined version for organisations with 50 employees or less.
Registered with the Disability Confident scheme – which aims to help companies successfully employ and retain disabled people and those with health conditions. Being Disability Confident is a unique opportunity to lead the way in our community, and businesses might just discover someone your business can’t do without. It was developed by employers and disabled people’s representatives to make it rigorous but easily accessible – particularly for smaller businesses. The scheme is voluntary and access to the guidance, self-assessments and resources is completely free.
The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same. The scheme encompasses different awards for employer organisations that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the armed forces community, and align their values with the Armed Forces Covenant.
Cyclescheme enables your employees to save 25-39% of the cost of a new bike & accessories whilst also spreading the cost. It's completely free to join and easy to administer online. It helps employees travel in a more environment friendly way.
The Salt Business Network provides a unique opportunity to learn about, support and engage in building sustainable solutions for the world's poorest communities. Uniting the strengths of faith and business to lead, provoke and resource change across the globe.