Links

International Organisation for Standards
www.iso.org

Internationally recognised standards for business, government and society.

PCI Security Council Standards
www.pcisecuritystandards.org

Launched in 2006 is responsible for the development, management, education, and awareness of the security standards, including data security, payment applications and PIN transaction security.

British Standards
www.bsigroup.com

The National Standards Body of the UK, with a globally recognized reputation for independence, integrity and innovation in the production of standards that promote best practice.

The Security Institute
www.security-institute.org

A not for profit association with a remit to support, train and mentor professionals working within the security management industries.

Criminal Records Bureau
www.homeoffice.gov.uk/crb

This service enables organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors to make safer recruitment decisions by identifying candidates who may be unsuitable for certain work, especially that involve children or vulnerable adults. The CRB was established under part five of the Police Act 1997 and was launched in March 2002. All Storage Management Company drivers are CRB checked.

The Business Continuity Institute
www.thebci.org

Established in 1994 to enable individual members to obtain guidance and support from fellow business continuity practitioners. The BCI currently has over 6000 members in 100 countries.

The Law Society
www.lawsociety.org.uk

Represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice.

The Bar Council
www.barcouncil.org.uk

Founded in 1894 to represent the interests of barristers. As the governing body, its purpose is to promote, improve and represent the services and functions of the Bar.

The institute of Chartered Accountants
www.icaew.com

A professional membership organisation, supporting over 136,000 chartered accountants around the world. Offering technical knowledge, skills and expertise the ICAEW provide insight and leadership to the global accountancy and finance profession.

Financial Services Authority
www.fsa.gov.uk

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is the regulator of the financial services industry in the UK including financial institutions, advisors and insurance brokers.

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
www.rics.org/uk

An independent organisation acting in the public interest, setting and regulating the highest standards of competence and integrity among its members. RICS provides impartial, authoritative advice on key issues for business, society and governments worldwide.

Royal Institute of British Architects
www.architecture.com

An organization championing better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and its members. RIBA provide the standards, training, support and recognition that place its members in the UK and overseas at the pinnacle of their profession.

National Association of Estate Agents
www.naea.co.uk

The NAEA is the UK's leading professional body for estate agents. The associations main functions include regulating, guiding and assisting property professionals across a wide range of disciplines. They aim to make the housing market safer and easier to access by the consumer.

HM Revenue & Customs
www.hmrc.gov.uk

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) was formed on the 18 April 2005, following the merger of Inland Revenue and HM Customs and Excise Departments. HMRC are there to advise and ensure the correct tax is paid at the right time, whether this relates to payment of taxes received by the department or entitlement to benefits paid.