To be secure in the knowledge that you are working with a responsible, reputable and experienced supplier, we maintain a number of certifications in the areas of environmental credentials, quality assurance and memberships of trade bodies and associations.

Quality assurance | Memberships | Environmental credentials

Quality assurance

BS 10500:2011 (British Standard for Anti-Bribery Management Systems)CQS_Dual-10500-v2100
Our commitment to the highest standards of integrity led us to be the first security printing company to gain the British Standard for an Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS) in 2014. The ABMS provides a framework for prohibiting, preventing, detecting, reporting and dealing with the threat of bribery both in the UK and worldwide.

BSEN ISO 9001:2008(International Standard for Quality Management Systems)
Our commitment to the highest standards of quality led us to gain the International Standard for Quality Management Systems in 1993. Our policies, procedures and work instructions are implemented and followed throughout the life cycle of a project.

BSEN ISO 27001:2005 (International Standard for Information Security Management Systems)
Provides the assurance that we manage all confidential data in a secure manner.

C&CCC (Cheque & Credit Clearing Company) Approved Cheque Printer
Smith & Ouzman is an accredited in the UK as an C&CCC CPAS cheque printer and is audited awarded C&CCC Standard-55


GCVA (The UK Gift Card & Voucher Association)
The UK Gift Card & Voucher Association has existed to encourage best practices amongst its members, delivering service and value to customers, as well as promoting the use of vouchers and gift cards as a gift and incentive mechanism.

AEAA (Association for Educational Assessment in Africa)
AEAA is a non-profit making organisation established to promote co-operation amongst examining and assessment bodies in Africa.

ACEAB (Association of Commonwealth Examination and Accreditation Bodies)
The ACEAB is a voluntary, pan-Commonwealth, educational, networking association concerned with the development and conduct of examinations and other forms of assessment at the primary, secondary and advanced levels with a focus on the needs of small states.

IAEA (International Association for Educational Assessment)
The IAEA provides a global forum for all those involved in all forms of educational assessment, in primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, higher education and the workplace.

AEA (Association of Electoral Administrators)
The AEA provides the forum for training and education, and the opportunity for elections professionals to share experiences across the country.

SAAEA – Southern African Association for Educational AssessmentSAAEA
SAAEA is the Southern African regional association body for examination councils and awarding bodies.

IVETA (International Vocational Education and Training Association)IVETA
IVETA is a network of vocational skills training organizations, business and industrial firms, and other groups interested and involved in vocational education and training worldwide.

Environmental credentials

BSEN ISO 14001: 2004 (International Standard for Environmental Management System)
Our Environmental Management System is implemented throughout the company in conformance to our Environmental Policy and is externally audited in compliance with environmental laws and regulations.