We have invested our time and expertise in achieving major industry accreditations. We are particular proud to be recognised for our Quality Management System alongside British Standards as well as our ongoing investment in staff development as highlighted by our Investors in People Gold award.
BIM Levels 1 and 2
HOP are now BIM Verified, for Design and Construction, Capital/Delivery to BS EN ISO 19650-1 and -2 as accredited by the BSI. This industry recognised accreditation proves we have developed information management BIM processes which align with BS EN ISO 19650. The BSI are the leading assessor of management systems certification, UKAS accredited and awarded our BS EN ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems and BS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management system, where our company processes are holistically interlinked. The BSI said ‘The information demonstrated good maturity of knowledge within the Organisation and has enabled very comprehensive guidance, including a useful BIM Manual to be produced, setting out the HOP way of working. Documentation was found to be very clear and included both textual and graphical aids along with flow charts and guidance notes.’ To find out more, read our BIM web page.
HOP operates an environmental management system and have been compliant with ISO14001 since March 2020. Commentary from recent assessment includes reference to our strong sustainability culture and provision of value engineering to our Clients.
Investors in People Gold
HOP are very pleased to have been awarded Investors In People Gold Standard since 2014. Organisations that meet this world recognised standard are believed to reflect the very best in people management excellence and as such we are very proud to be amongst the top few with this accolade.
HOP have operated a quality management system compliant with ISO9001 since 2010. Commentary from our most recent assessment includes reference to our clear and evidenced alignment between business strategy and our QMS system, which is designed and integrated into our core framework to support our business objectives.
HOP have been CHAS accredited contractors since 2007. The accreditation is a testament to the Health & Safety knowledge, experience and resources required as Principle Designers. Our Health & Safety policy and procedures are integrated into all aspects of our business operations to ensure consistent compliance with safety regulations, and consideration of the wellbeing of those we have in our duty of care.
HOP have been accredited with Construction Line since 2005. This accreditation allows for a faster pre-qualification process for us and our clients, through a standardised system that ensures we are compliant with current health & safety standards.
HOP Consulting are a Cyber Essentials certified company. Cyber Essentials is a UK government scheme encouraging organisations to adopt good practice in information security. The scheme certifies that we have the IT infrastructure and processes to help prevent against the vast majority of cyber threats. Cyber Essential certification means we can reassure our customers that we take the essential cyber security precautions to protect sensitive or personal information.
We continue to keep abreast of government advice and have taken significant measures to ensure a safe working environment in our offices and promote responsible working practice amongst our people.