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Tue, 25/03/2014 - 10:30
We are delighted to welcome Alexander Mann Solutions to the BQF as a new Premier Member. It joins a vibrant community of leading UK organisations committed to sharing best practice and improving their performance. Alexander Mann Solutions was founded in 1996 and is the world's leading provider of ta...
Tue, 18/03/2014 - 11:52
Siemens Energy Wind Power Offshore UK has been awarded 3 star certification in the EFQM Recognised for Excellence programme. With highly efficient, robust and reliable wind turbines, Siemens Wind Power offers solutions to meet both energy and environmental needs. It is part of Siemens Energy Sector,...
Wed, 12/02/2014 - 12:51
Keeping those that purchase your products and services happy is a constant challenge. In the Spring 2014 issue of UK Excellence, we focus on the customer and look at how organisations are managing to be the best and delight their clientele. Chris Craggs, Managing Director of catering and refrigerati...
Fri, 31/01/2014 - 15:21
Beaumont College has been awarded 4 star certification in the EFQM Recognised for Excellence programme. Founded in Lancaster in 1977, the college offers both residential and day programmes to learners aged between 18 and 25 with a broad range of physical and learning disabilities. Its aim is to emp...
Thu, 30/01/2014 - 16:43
Safe-Move has been awarded 5 star certification in the EFQM Recognised for Excellence programme. Safe-Move provides drainage and water searches for conveyancing purposes. Formed in 2001, it produces around 90,000 searches per year through a team of expert advisors alongside a range of other conveya...
Thu, 16/01/2014 - 16:47
Severnside Housing has been awarded 4 star certification in the EFQM Recognised for Excellence programme. Based on two sites in Shrewsbury, Severnside Housing is one of Shropshire's largest social landlords and currently owns and maintains more than 5,400 homes in Shrewsbury, Broseley, Wellington,...
Mon, 13/01/2014 - 10:53
BQF Board Member Mr Anton Valk has been awarded a CBE for his contribution to British business, his commitment to improving the public transport system in the UK and his continued personal commitment and dedication to furthering Anglo-Dutch commercial relations. The award was presented by the Britis...
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:11
Our one-day workshop programme provides an essential introduction to a wide range of performance improvement tools and methodologies. New workshops We have introduced some brand new workshops for 2014 to complement our core programme. These will enable you to explore fresh areas of contemporary perf...
Thu, 02/01/2014 - 11:02
BQF Chief Executive, Joe Goasdoué, retired at the end of 2013 after 15 years of service. The BQF Board would like to thank Joe for his leadership and exemplary contribution to the organisation and its members, particularly for his stewardship during the recent challenging economic environment...
Mon, 23/12/2013 - 11:25
Jones and Palmer has achieved EFQM Committed to Excellence status. Jones and Palmer is a creative design agency, specialising in the production of Annual Reports and corporate websites. Its range of services takes in consulting, writing, designing, planning and publishing, to deliver engaging and a...