Caring about Success

1st Care Nursing is a specialist nursing and domiciliary care agency based in Essex. When the company was taken over by its present owners in 2010 most of its documentation and processes were fragmented and poorly organised. The new owners wanted to put in a Quality Management System (QMS) that would enable them to aggregate […]

Certified for Success

Wardell Armstrong, based in Stoke on Trent, is an engineering and environmental consultancy offering a unique blend of professional skills. An independent Limited Liability Partnership, the firm has built an impressive track record and a reputation for high quality service, both in the UK and internationally. Although the firm had developed a very effective management […]

Cleaning Up!

Redeem, based in Falkirk, is an award-winning provider of high volume recycling solutions for a wide range of hand-held technologies such as mobile phones, tablets, MP3 players and digital cameras. The company’s unique service offers device collection, refurbishing, data cleansing and selling into new markets. Set up in 1991 as a print cartridge recycler, the […]

Supporting the offshore drive

Zeta-pdm Ltd based in the Isle of Wight and Arnhem is a world leader in separation processes and a key supplier of advanced technology to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. With many years of proven experience in new build and revamp projects, covering onshore applications, offshore platforms and Floating Production Units (FPUs), they have established […]

Size is not important

Charles Williamson sold his asbestos surveying and demolition business and retired –but only for a short time. Within months, some of his old clients began to ask him to conduct asbestos surveys for them. Although Charles was willing to provide this service again he wanted his new company to be a simple one-man business. Some […]

Progressive by name, Progressive by nature!

Progressive Technical Services Ltd provides industrial cleaning, waste management, emergency spill response, decommissioning and decontamination works on petrochemical installations, bulk liquid storage, oil, food and chemical plants. From it’s base in Cardiff the company works for customers all over the UK, as well as elsewhere in Europe and in the Middle East. Building on many […]

Activ goes to West Africa

Equas client The Westminster Group has secured a major 15 year contract to provide complete airport security at an international airport in Africa, a deal which is potentially worth more than US$150 million over the term. Westminster’s aviation division will provide comprehensive ground security operations at an International Airport in West Africa. The contract involves […]

Duraweld is feeling green

Founded in 1959, Duraweld is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of customised plastic stationery products. The Directors are committed to environmentally-responsible business practices, and endeavour to achieve sustainable manufacturing throughout its processes. In 2007, the company engaged Equas to formalise their management practices into a system that met the requirements of ISO14001 – the […]

A life – and audit – on the Ocean Wave

Based in the port of Barry in South Wales, GJ Binding & Sons Ltd is a long-established marine contractor Founded in the 1920s by G J Binding, the company originally operated salvage vessels and did occasional work for Trinity House, the organisation that is responsible for the maintenance of lighthouses, buoys and aids to navigation […]

Chamber of Commerce Herefordshire Business Expo 2012

Mark Pendleton will be exhibiting at the Chamber of Commerce Herefordshire Business Expo 2012 at Hereford Leisure Centre on Wednesday 21st March 2012, open between 09:30 and 15:00. Chamber Expos have developed a reputation for showcasing a diverse and exciting array of businesses, giving all attendees an excellent opportunity to develop strong business partnerships. The […]