Maydencroft demonstrates its commitment to the next generation by being a member of The 5% Club, an industry led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students. We have pledged to having a minimum 5% of our workforce enrolled on formalised apprentice, sponsored student and/or graduate development schemes
ISO 9001 is a family of standards related to quality management systems and designed to help organisations ensure that they meet the needs of customers, suppliers and employees. The certification of compliance with ISO 9001 recognises that our policies, practices and procedures ensure consistent quality in the services we provide to our customers.
ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for the environmental management of businesses. It prescribes controls for those activities that have an effect on the environment. These include the use of natural resources, handling and treatment of waste and energy consumption.
OHSAS 18001 is an international standard that is developed by the OHSAS Project Group. The aim of OHSAS 18001 is to assist organisations in managing and controlling their health and safety risks and continually improving their OH&S performance.
ArbAC is a national tree surgery competence accreditation scheme operated by the Arboricultural Association, a national tree-care industry body which requires the contractor to meet 65 detailed criteria points covering four key areas: High standards of work and tree knowledge; uncompromising approach to Health and Safety, and competent working practices; comprehensive record keeping and efficient administrative procedures and high quality customer care.
The accreditation exhaustively tests all aspects of a tree-care business’s operation and management, and most importantly, it tests the business at the ‘sharp end’ by visiting work sites and assessing work-in-progress.
Contractors are reassessed and retested every two years.
Being CHAS approved ensures that suppliers' compliance is accepted by all CHAS buyers. CHAS assesses applicants' :
The PCA is the leading body for Japanese Knotweed Control best practice. Maydencroft is one of only a small handful of firms nationally that are accredited Japanese Knotweed consultants and contractors.
By being members of the PCA, this also grants us Trust Mark membership for invasive weed control. Our customers can have complete peace of mind that we will follow industry best practice for invasive weed control.
As a qualified supplier on the UVDB database it enables us the opportunity to tender for large contracts, whilst reducing risk for us and potential buyers.
Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.
Maydencroft is a member of Constructionline, the UK's largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants. In terms of efficiency, time and cost saving and best practice, Constructionline is proven to deliver for public and private sector organisations alike.
Maydencroft is a corporate member of the Forestry Industry Safety Accord (FISA). As one of a number of leading forestry organisations, we have joined together to form FISA which sets out the industry commitment agreed by each organisation to raise the standard of Health, safety and welfare in the work place.
Managed through the Association of Equality Scheme Providers (AESP), the Equality Register provides up to date information on an organisation's equality status. The Register is in the Public domain and can be accessed online.
Membership of SAI Global allows producers to prove that the standards of husbandry and welfare on farm meet nationally agreed levels of best practice, and gives an assurance to the consumer that the product is safe.
SAI Global is licenced to use the ABM Beef and Lamb Farm Standards
Being a member of SAI Global/FABBL means we are part of a 'Qualifying' scheme for the Red Tractor logo; our products will be clearly identified to consumers, as they carry the distinctive Red Tractor.
Assured Food Standards (AFS) is the independent organisation set up to manage, develop and promote the Red Tractor as a mark of safe, quality, affordable food that the public can trust.
The National Farmers' Union represents the farmers and growers of England and Wales. Its central objective is to promote successful and socially responsible agriculture and horticulture, while ensuring the long term viability of rural communities.
Founded in 1907, the Country Land and Business Association is the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales. They speak for everyone who believes in a living and working countryside.
Laying hedges is just one of the techniques in managing hedgerows. Other techniques include “Trimming” (cutting with a tractor mounted flail) and “Coppicing” (cutting off at ground level to encourage the hedge to regenerate).
Left unmanaged a hedgerow will continue to grow upwards and outwards and will eventually become a line of trees.
Maydencroft Rural are members of Confor (Confederation of Forest Industries). Confor promote forestry, wood and forest products. The aim is to support sustainable forestry and low-carbon businesses through promotion of markets for forest products and helping improve members' competitiveness.
The Longhorn Cattle Society is a registered Charity in the U.K. and was founded in 1878 to promote and improve the breeding of the ancient and magnificent English Longhorn Cattle, and to maintain their purity.