Our Commitment to Health and Safety

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, East Midlands Vending emerged as a local business determined to provide exceptional vending services in Nottingham and the surrounding areas. Now, after just over two years of operation, we are celebrating a significant milestone—being awarded accreditation from Alcumus Safe Contractor for our unwavering commitment to health and safety. This recognition not only underscores the company’s dedication but also opens new doors for future growth and success.

Putting Safety First:

Alcumus SafeContractor is a renowned accreditation scheme that acknowledges the highest standards in health and safety management among contractors. This prestigious recognition is utilised by thousands of organizations across the UK, including both small and large companies. For East Midlands Vending, receiving this accreditation was a natural progression due to our strong emphasis on creating a safe and secure workplace environment.

Benefits of Accreditation:

The achievement of SafeContractor accreditation is set to bring numerous advantages to East Midlands Vending:

  • Firstly, it strengthens the company’s position when competing for new contracts, as insurers and suppliers perceive this accreditation as a positive endorsement.
  • The recognition validates the company’s ongoing commitment to health and safety, providing assurance to clients and partners that they are working with a responsible and reliable service provider.

Industry Recognition:

Gemma Archibald, Divisional CEO of Alcumus Supply Chain Division, emphasised the significance of adopting good risk management practices in the business world:

 “More companies need to understand the importance of adopting good risk management in the way that East Midlands Vending has done. The firm’s high standard has set an example which hopefully will be followed by other companies within the sector.”

SafeContractor’s role in supporting clients in meeting compliance needs while guiding contractors through the accreditation process is invaluable.

A Testament to East Midlands Vending’s Ethos:

Nicola Hill, Managing Director of East Midlands Vending, expressed her pride:

As part of our ethos, we provide excellent levels of service and standards on all our customer sites every day, this accreditation gives affirmation of our commitment whilst introducing some new practices as well”.

Moreover, it provides an opportunity for East Midlands Vending to introduce new practices that will further enhance our operations.

This recognition not only highlights the company’s dedication to health and safety in the workplace but also solidifies its reputation as a trustworthy and responsible service provider. With this milestone under our belt, we are well-positioned to continue thriving in the industry, attracting new contracts and fostering long-lasting relationships with clients and partners.

For more information on how East Midlands Vending can provide your vending solution, please contact us today.