Certifications

As you would expect with a company of our pedigree Britannia has invested its time and expertise in achieving all major industry accreditations. We undergo thorough auditing processes and regularly pass all the high standards necessary for the most advanced evaluations that the moving and shipping industry employ.

From our affiliation with the industry standard bearer the British Association of Removers (BAR) to our accreditations with BS EN and ISO, right through to our International links with IAM and FIDI; Britannia feels that all these associations are testimony to our standing within the global moving market and offer all our customers peace of mind that a move with Britannia is an unrivalled experience for all the right reasons.

All Britannia depots are either members of BAR and have the BS EN 12522 Quality assured accreditations or are currently in the process of obtaining accreditations.

BAR/TSI – website www.bar.co.uk The British Association of Removers is dedicated to promoting excellence in the Removals Industry for the benefit of its members and customers. BAR aims to be the recognised voice of the professional moving industry, to provide a comprehensive range of essential services to its members, and to be the guardian of professional standards for the benefit of its members and their customers.

faim plus

FAIMplus – website www.fidi.org/quality FAIMplus is one of the premier global quality standards for the international moving industry. It was developed in conjunction with one of the worlds leading management consultants – FIDI. Every holder of FAIM has to undergo an on-site compliance procedure by an independent management consultant. The compliance procedures are completed at minimum 2 year periods. FAIM is held by more than 500 moving companies in over 100 countries around the world. They are all affiliated to FIDI, a global network of quality-certified international moving companies.

iso 9001

BSI – website www.bsigroup.com BSI British Standards is the National Standards Body of the UK, with a globally recognized reputation for independence, integrity and innovation in the production of standards that promote best practice. It develops and sells standards and standardization solutions to meet the needs of business and society.BSI Group:

  1. Certifies management systems and products
  2. Provides product testing services
  3. Develops private, national and international standards
  4. Provides training and information on standards and international trade
  5. Provides performance management software solutions
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FIDI – website www.fidi.org FIDI* is the largest global alliance of independent quality international removal companies. *The FIDI Global Alliance (FIDI aisbl) In 1950, FIDI was founded to represent the interests of companies specialising in international removals. Since its creation, FIDI has evolved from a European to a leading worldwide federation. With its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, FIDI works in line with its mission and vision to provide high quality, value adding service to its affiliates and to offer customers a portal to an alliance of quality movers. To date, the FIDI alliance comprises over 500 international removal companies, all accredited by the FIDI Accredited International Mover standard (FAIM). All FIDI members are signatories of the FIDI Anti Cartel Charter which commits them to legal and ethical behaviour, and to refrain from engaging in any business that will harm the interests of FIDI, other affiliates, clients, or the industry. FIDI and its Affiliates will take steps to ensure they are fully informed of applicable Anti-Trust laws and regulations in connection with cartel conduct and other Anti-Trust violations, and will monitor their employees and business partners to ensure full and continual compliance. Click here to view the full Anti Cartel Charter.

iam

IAM – website www.iamovers.org IAM, formerly known as hhgfaa (Household goods forwarders Association of America) is a global association of movers and forwarders committed to providing customers with the highest level of service available. Our worldwide membership of over 2,000 companies from more than 165 countries and territories

mtc

Movers Trading Club – The Movers Trading Club is an NVOCC registered with the U.S Federal Maritime Commission organisation number 027552 and Britannia Movers International Limited is acting as authorised agent for the Movers Trading Club in relation to the ocean transportation element of all international moves to the Unites States of America.

Memb No: B004

Memb No: B004

FHIOWe adhere to the British Association of Removers Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme which is independently operated by;

Furniture and Home Improvement Ombudsman
3-4 Viewpoint Office Village
Babbage Road
Stevenage

Hertfordshire
SG1 2EQ
0333 241 3209
www.fhio.org

Living Wage employer

Britannia Movers International Plc is proud to announce our confirmation as a Real Living Wage employer. Having registered our interests in early 2022, Britannia has now been formally ratified alongside this worthwhile initiative. As a company that values its workforce greatly, achieving Real Living Wage status was an immediate aspiration as soon as the opportunity arose. Our staff range from office and warehouse staff, operational, sales, marketing, accounting and IT professionals.

Information on the Real Living Wage – The Real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate that is voluntarily paid by almost 10,000 UK businesses who strongly feel their staff need to earn a suitable wage in step with costs of living. So far almost 300,000 employees have benefited from this scheme with many more employers joining the initiative every day.

The new Living Wage rates were announced on Monday 15th November 2021 with all employers required to implement within 6 months. To find out more you can access the information via the RLW website here: https://www.livingwage.org.uk/

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