UKCEH has achieved Bronze Athena Swan status. This scheme as been developed to encourage and recognise commitment to combating the underrepresentation of and advancing the careers of women in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine) research and academia.
UKCEH maintains a Quality Management System across its four sites which is ISO 9001:2015 certified. We are committed to providing research at the highest standard and has developed a Quality Assurance Policy, Objectives and Procedures to help all staff maintain these standards of research, improve quality practices and ensure compliance. UKCEH Quality Policy
Investors in People
UKCEH's re-accreditation with Investors in People shows our commitment to encourage the ongoing learning and development of our staff.
As a leader in environmental research, UKCEH is committed to protecting the environment and have implemented an Environmental Management System at our main sites to ensure we comply with or exceed the requirements of ISO14001. UKCEH Environmental Policy
UKCEH's Centralised Analytical Chemistry Unit holds UKAS accreditation to ISO 17025:2017 for many of the analyses it offers.
OHSAS 18001 certification reflects our commitment to a positive Health & Safety culture and high Health & Safety standards.
UKCEH is committed to equality of opportunity for people with disabilities through the Disability Confident scheme. This scheme encourages people with disabilities to apply for the full range of jobs on offer and enables UKCEH to select the best person from a more diverse range of applicants.
Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed and industry supported scheme to help businesses protect themselves against cyber threats. UKCEH has been independently assessed as meeting the Cyber Essentials standard in recognition that we have implemented the required cyber security controls.