About Us

Supporting businesses on their journey to ISO Compliance

So far, we’ve helped our clients put in place over 30,000 management systems.

Our consultants take a practical and pragmatic approach to developing management systems so that they work to your benefit. Over the years, this approach has helped us win numerous service awards.

We are now one of the UK’s leading ISO certification bodies and look forward to working with you.

QMS in Numbers

30k+

CERTIFICATES ISSUED

4.9/5

AVERAGE RATING ON FEEFO

50+

EXPERT CONSULTANTS

25+

YEARS IN BUSINESS

Our Mission

Back in 1993, the founders of QMS pioneered a service that combined ISO consultancy and certification in a single, affordable process. 

We believe in a ‘Keep it Simple’ approach which creates clear, straightforward ISO management systems that provide genuine support for businesses.

Since then, we’ve developed our services to help thousands of organisations implement a range of management systems and certifications. We are now one of the UK’s leading ISO certification bodies, having helped our clients put in place over 30,000 management systems.

Our History

1993

QMS Founded

1999

Launch of ISO 14001

2000

Accreditation with the IAC

2003

Launch of OHSAS 18001

2008

Launch of ISO 27001

2011

QMS wins Arch of Europe Award

2011

QMS wins Green Apple Award

2012

20,000th Certificate issued

2013

Launchpad introduced

2014

QMS wins BID award

2015

Accreditation with ASCB

2015

Bought by Citation

2015

QMS wins Feefo award

2017

QMS wins Feefo award

2018

QMS wins Feefo award

2018

QMS wins Best Companies award

2019

QMS wins Feefo award

2019

QMS wins Best Companies award

2019

Launch of QMS Connect

The QMS Family

QMS International are part of the wider Citation Group and work closely with these companies to provide a wide range of Compliance, Health and Safety and Employment Law services to companies across the UK.

Accreditation and Certification

QMS operates two clearly divided departments as part of its operations: a consultancy department and an independent Certification and Auditing department. All relevant activities of QMS operate to the ISO 17021 : 2015 standard and QMS is accredited by the ASCB, a UK Accreditation Body which is respected for its integrity and impartiality throughout the World.

To date ASCB has accredited over 90 Certification Bodies and registered over 3500 Assessors, Auditors and quality related personnel achievements.

To verify the accreditation of QMS, please view our certificate of accreditation.

Interested in a Career? 

QMS currently employs over 100 colleagues who work together towards one shared goal; to deliver a great service that meets the needs of our 8000 customers. A goal that is being achieved according to the average score of 4.9/5.0 (average score for 2018) given by those same customers through Feefo, a third party review site.

For a second year in a row, QMS has made it onto the Best Companies Ones to Watch list. This has been achieved by maintaining ‘good’ levels of engagement, whilst increasing the BCI (Best Companies Index) score.

If you are interested in working with a proven engaging employer with a friendly, committed team – please visit the careers page to view our latest job opportunities.

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