Maydencroft demonstrates its commitment to the next generation by being a member of The 5% Club, an industry led initiative focused 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
Maydencroft Limited is an Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor.
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.
Maydencroft Limited has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.
Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management among UK contractors.
IS0 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 45001 is the internationally recognised standard for the health and safety management of businesses. It's aim is to assist organisations in managing and controlling their health and safety risks and continually improving their Operational Health and Safety performance.
IS0 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.
Maydencroft Limited is Property Care Association (PCA) accredited for invasive weed control.
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.
Maydencroft Limited is registered UVDB Achilles. Achilles is a global leader in supplier management and supply chain solutions.
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.
Maydencroft Limited is an accredited member of The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme.
Being CHAS approved ensures that suppliers' compliance is accepted by all CHAS buyers. CHAS assesses applicants' :
Health and safety policy statement
Their organisation for health and safety
Their specific health and safety arrangements to a standard acceptable to CHAS buyers and to others.
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.
Tom Williams is an active member of the Royal Forestry Society and chairs the Home Counties Division. Founded in 1882, the RFS is dedicated to the wise management of trees and woodlands and to increase people's understanding of forestry.
As members of the National Hedge Laying Society we have skilled people who are able to do hedge laying using the traditional techniques.
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).
The Amenity Standard is designed to provide reassurances that if contractors can demonstrate they hold the standard then the methods they use are safe and their operatives are fully trained to undertake them.
The strict criteria required to comply with the Property Care Association (PCA) membership means we now hold The Amenity Standard; our membership confirms our status as experts in the control and management of invasive species, capable of offering the highest levels of technical knowledge and practical skill.