Awards and accreditations

As a group of companies we are all determined to continually improve, achieve the highest levels of positive outcomes for children and families and exceed our customers’ expectations.

We ensure our performance is of the highest quality through compliance to standards and reflecting the regulatory frameworks we operate in.

In the UK we hold registrations with Ofsted, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales, Care Inspectorate Scotland and the Care Quality Commission. We take the opportunity as a group to celebrate this commitment through the awards we have received.

  • ISO 9001

    Core Assets Group has achieved ISO 9001 certification, an international standard that provides guidelines for the development and implementation of a quality management system.

  • Stonewall Top 100 Employer 2016

    The Core Assets Group were placed 55 in the annual Workplace Equality Index 2016. Stonewall was founded in 1989, and since then has become a leading organisation at the forefront of unprecedented social and legal advancement for LGB people living in Britain. Stonewall has worked alongside other LGBT groups and individuals for changes in law.

  • 2014 Global Risk Awards for Managing Risk Across Boundaries

    Core Assets have been innovative in identifying with cultures outside of the UK, developing standards that are transferrable throughout all countries of operation. We have successfully established robust risk management systems and processes embedding risk management throughout the organisation.

  • Certified B Corporation

    Outcomes for Children has successfully achieved B Corps status and is certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

  • Matrix IAG Quality

    Core Assets Children’s Services have been awarded the matrix Standard, a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

  • CHAS

    Core Assets is an accredited member of the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) which sets industry bench​marks to provide you with reassurance our Health and Safety is in order.

  • Two Ticks

    Core Assets has gained recognitions with the Two Ticks scheme given by Jobcentre Plus to employers based in Great Britain who have agreed to take action to meet five commitments regarding the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. It is represented by the two ticks’ disability symbol that participating organisations are authorised to display.

  • Cyber Essentials

    Cyber Essentials certification demonstrates that the Group IT systems are robust and set up to protect against common cyber-attacks. As a consequence of this the group can with confidence bid for both Local and Central Government contracts.

  • The Sunday Times International Track 200 Companies

    Core Assets was recently placed 152 in 2016. The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales, measured over their latest two years of available accounts.

  • Great Place to Work Canada

    Key Assets was included in the “Best Workplaces in Canada” list, compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, they provide crucial data relative to the five trust-building dimensions of a great place to work®: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.

  • Public Sector Award for Provision of Fostering Services

    Fostering First Ireland are delighted to announce that we have been selected as the outright winners of the 2016 Public Sector Award for provision of fostering services.

    This award recognises that FFI provides high quality and well matched foster placements for children in the care of Tusla (The Child and Family Agency).

  • Great Places to Work Ireland

    Fostering First Ireland appeared on the “Best Small Workplaces in Ireland” list. Workplaces are selected and ranked by Great Place to Work® primarily on the basis of the confidential input from the employees of that organisation. Two-thirds of every workplace’s score comes from the results of the Trust Index Employee Survey, with up to one third of the remaining marks based on a thorough assessment by Great Place to Work of a company-wide Culture Audit.

  • AWEI Active Employer Award

    Key Assets have a long-standing culture of inclusiveness and diversity – we actively promote equality in the work place and have zero tolerance to homophobia and transphobia. To be recognised as an active employer by the Australian Workplace Equality Index, we must show a considerable amount of activity in this area.

  • AWEI Small Employers Award 2016

    Key Assets has been named Australia’s Highest Ranking Small Employer for LGBTI inclusion at the 2016 Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) Awards for the second year running.