Certifications & Memberships

ISO 14001 Certified

Assent has been ISO 14001 certified through Auva since 2024.

Our ISO Certification success is significant because we have been helping our clients archive certification for many years. This exercise has provided us with first-hand experience of implementing the standards and under-going the external audit process.

ISO 9001 Certified

Assent has been ISO 9001 certified through Auva since 2024.

Our ISO Certification success is significant because we have been helping our clients archive certification for many years. This exercise has provided us with first-hand experience of implementing the standards and under-going the external audit process.

Cyber Essentials

Assent has been Cyber Essentials certified since 2017.  It’s an important validation of our internal IT Security controls to ensure that we are practicing what we preach.

View our Cyber Essentials Certificate or find our more about Information Security at Assent.

Cyber Essentials Certified

Living Wage Employer

Assent is pleased to announce its support for the Living Wage Foundation and has gained accreditation status as a Living Wage Employer.

“We are the organisation at the heart of the independent movement of businesses and people that campaign for the idea that a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. We celebrate and recognise the leadership of responsible employers who choose to go further and pay a real Living Wage based on the cost of living, not just the government minimum.”

Ecologi – Climate Positive Workforce

Every month Ecologi plant trees in the UK & Abroad for each member of our staff, to help offset their carbon impact.

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We offset our carbon footprint via Ecologi


Essex Wildlife Trust

Assent are pleased to have supported The Essex Wildlife Trust since 2014,

“The Essex Wildlife Trust is a charity that is focused on the preservation of wild environment and wildlife. Run largely by volunteers, the Trust is part of a network of other similar charitable enterprises across the UK known as The Wildlife Trusts.”

Find out more about our Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes.

Disability Confident Committed

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we have committed to:
– Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
– Communicating and promoting vacancies
– Offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
– Anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
– Supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
– At least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

Mental Health Aware

As part of our commitment to the mental health of our team, we have implemented a number of measures including mental health awareness training.

Mental Health at Work


Assent are proud to work with Centre for Assessment as a member of their directory of consultants.

Centre for Assessment is an accredited certification body providing certification audits against several recognised quality marks.  Some of the Standards we audit are ISO 9001, 14001, 27001 and 45001, The Law Society’s Lexcel accreditation, Customer Service Excellence, EN 1090, EN 14065 and BS 76005.

UKConsulting Code of Conduct

Assent are signatories of the UKConsulting Commitment to Ethical and Professional Conduct – Supporting the UK Consultancy industry.

Uk Consulting

BSI Associate Consultant

Assent are proud to be BSI Associate Consultants.   Previously Platinum member 146.

“BSI’s Associate Consultant Programme (ACP) can connect you with independent consultants in your region who can give you the expert advice you need.”

ISOQAR Associate Network

Assent are proud to work with Alcumus ISOQAR as a Premier Member of their Associate Network (IAN)

“To remain impartial, we [Alcumus ISOQAR] are unable to endorse the services of any individual consultant or consultancy. However, existing IAN members will know that we like to work closely together to generate new opportunities for the whole consultant network.”

SGS Consultants Connect

Assent are proud to work with SGS as a Member of their Consultants Connect scheme.

“When you join Consultants Connect, you become part of a community of like-minded consultants and gain a variety of benefits through an ongoing relationship with SGS United Kingdom Ltd.”

NQA Associate Consultant

Assent are proud to work with NQA as a Member of their Associate Consultant scheme.

“We operate an Associate Consultant Register (ACR) to support our clients to find credible experts within their industry. Our Associate Consultant Register has a large range of consultants on it to ensure we meet the requirements of our clients across the world.”

ForeFront Associate Network

Assent are proud to work with ForeFront Certification Limited as a member of their Associate Network.

“We network with Management System Consultants who are capable and competent and can support you with independent service. Whilst, we cannot recommend or guarantee successful certification from using such consultants, however, we are aware of the successful and satisfied customers who have used them before.”

AUVA Registered Consultant

Assent are proud to be Auva Registered Consultants.

“Auva auditors are fully trained to have an in-depth knowledge of your industry, local compliance laws and regulations, and work with businesses of all sizes. Our certification service will suit your specific needs and requirements because we understand that each business is bespoke. We don’t have a ‘one size fits all’ approach. Importantly, all services are performed with the least possible disruption to your day-to-day operations”.


“Independent Business Consultants Network (IBCN) is a virtual organisation comprising of a group of like-minded consultants who can operate either individually or form together as a specialist team depending on the size and complexity of the project.”


LRQA is a leading global assurance provider. The integrity and expertise we bring to our partnership with clients support their journey to a safer, more secure and more sustainable future.”



BM TRADA exists to help make certain that the materials, products and processes that we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.”

Interface NRM

Interface NRM are leading providers of UKAS and Assurance Services International GmbH, Accredited Certification services, providing ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, FSC® and PEFC Certification.”

British Assessment Bureau

British Assessment Bureau pride themselves on offering internationally-recognised, award-winning certification for their clients, their UKAS-accredited ISO certificates all come with the coveted ‘Crown & Tick’ mark, underlining the security that only comes from Government-back certification.”