Achilles

Achilles is a registration and assessment body that works to identify, qualify, evaluate and monitor suppliers on behalf of major organisations worldwide.

Achilles operates in the major sectors within the Uk including Construction, ICT, Oil and Gas, Public Sector, Transport and with more than 175 Utilities companies. The body works for more than 700 of the worlds largest companies who have come to trust and rely on their approach to sustainable procurement.

Summers Inman was first assessed by Achilles in 2009 as a registered and verified UVDB (Utilities Vendor Database) Supplier. In the UK alone more than 30 Utilities companies and more than 35 of their contracting partners use the UVDB system to qualify their supply chains through an assessment of their management systems and their site performance.

Professional Memberships

Summers Inman Staff are members of the following professional bodies:

  • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS and MRICS)
  • The Association for Project Management (MAPM)
  • The Quantity Surveyors Institute (QSI)
  • The Association for Project Safety (MaPS)
  • The Institute of Occupational Health & Safety (MIOSH)
  • The Chartered Institute of Management (MCIM)
  • The Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB)
  • The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
  • The British Institute of Architectural Technologists (BIAT)
  • The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)
  • The Institute of Highways & Transport (MITH)

As a business the Practice is a member of:

  • RICS - The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • APM - The Association for Project Management
  • APS - The Association for Project Safety
  • CHAS - Contractor’s Health & Safety Assessment Scheme
  • IOSH - Institute of Occupational Safety & Health
  • CIM - The Chartered Institute of Management
  • Constructing Excellence in the North East - committee member
  • British Standards Institution (BS EN ISO9001)
  • Constructing Excellence Best Practice Club
  • CITE - Construction Industry Trading Electronically
  • IIP - Investors In People
  • BiFM - British Institute of Facilities Management
  • Constructionline - registered and accredited
  • CIOB - Chartered Institute of Building
  • BIFM - British Institute of Facilities Management
  • ABE - Association of Building Engineers
  • ITH - Institute of Highways and Transport

Business Network Memberships

North East Chamber of Commerce



Accreditations