Lorne Stewart Group

Continually achieving recognition

Accreditations and memberships

Safety and Quality are words synonymous with Lorne Stewart Group and our industry-leading professional services have been recognised and endorsed by many organisations and quality standards agencies. Our long established quality management system is certified to ISO 9001:2008 standards and we have also achieved accreditation to ISO 14001 Environment and OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety standards.

Our regions are pushed to achieve conformance to policies and processes and are subjected to regular audits to ensure we maintain and improve our accreditations.


Gas Safe Register is the official gas registration body for the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Guernsey appointed by the relevant Health and Safety Authority for each area.

Gas Safe Register replaced CORGI as the gas registration body in Great Britain and Isle of Man on 1 April 2009 and Northern Ireland and Guernsey on 1 April 2010.


CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is a non-commercial scheme available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.


An Occupational Health and Safety Management System provides a framework for managing OHS responsibilities so they become more efficient and more integrated into overall business operations. OHS Management systems are based on standards which specify a process of achieving continuously improved OHS performance and comply with legislation.


The JIB is the collective term for the partnership between the ECA and Unite as distinct from the administrative organisation which was created to carry out their joint decisions.

The aim of the Board is, therefore, far reaching in seeking to generally improve the Industry, its status and its productivity in the interests of the Employer, the Employees and the nation.


Founded over 100 years ago, the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) is the UK’s largest and leading trade association representing electrical, electronic, installation engineering and building services companies.

Recognised by government, commerce and industry as the authoritative voice of the sector, the ECA is among the nation’s best resourced representative associations.


They promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education. They are a registered charity and have been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for more than 90 years.


BSRIA is a test, instrumentation, research and consultancy organisation, providing specialist services in construction and building services.


An Environmental Management System integrates environmental issues within existing management and operating systems to assure that environmental impacts are managed. ISO 14001 is an acceptable standard for an organisation’s certification of an Environmental Management System. The benefit of ISO 14001 is that it demonstrates that a company is managing its environmental performance in line with internationally accepted schemes.


BM TRADA Certification is a leading multi-sector certification body accredited by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). Originally established to develop quality assurance schemes in the construction industry, BM TRADA has since expanded into all other industry sectors, excepting nuclear and pharmaceuticals.


NICEIC is the UK’s leading voluntary regulatory body for the electrical contracting industry. Electricians registered with NICEIC are assessed on a regular basis to ensure high standards and their work is checked against the IEE Wiring Regulations BS 7671 as well as other standards.


BESA is the UK’s leading professional body for building engineering services contractors. For customers and clients it provides confidence that, when they appoint a B&ES member, the work will be done to specification, to the standards required, within the time-frame and the budget determined.


In August Rotary Building Services renewed their Safety Management Advisory Services (SMAS) accreditation (SSIP).SMAS is recognised by all members of UKCG members as a safety standard that shows Rotary has achieved one of the highest safety standards within the construction industry. This highlights Rotary’s commitment to training their employees to ensure a continued safety culture and a Zero Accident Incident rate.


Achilles is an on line solution, a systematic supplier pre-qualification programme with data capture through online questionnaires that are then rigorously validated through a Achillies appointed assessment team and qualified auditor. The Achillies solution is used by our customers to validate selection of their supply chain in the pre-qualification process. It supports customer assessment of risk and compliance, giving consistency across the supply chain, including documents like insurance certificates, ISO9001, ISO14001, company registrations and financial records.