Leading facilities management provider, Servest, has been awarded the latest ISO 27001 accreditation for information security management. The certification is an internationally recognised standard that ensures organisations apply a framework to business processes, helping to identify, manage and reduce risks to information security.
The accreditation considers not only the IT infrastructure, but also encompasses all relevant business operations. The achievement demonstrates Servest’s commitment in meeting compliance requirements, as well as adhering to standards necessitated by an increasing number of clients, particularly within government and the public sector.
To achieve the certification, Servest’s compliance was validated by the British Standards Institute (BSI) after evidencing an ongoing and systematic approach to managing and protecting company and customer data, as part of an extensive two-stage audit process of internal procedures.
Commenting on the success, Group IT director, Ian Syer said: “This certification demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing robust industry leading services to the market. This has been a key strategic objective for us that has meant we are increasingly being recognised as a real innovator in the FM market.”
Rob Legge, Group CEO at Servest, commented: “Servest has always acknowledged the importance of information security and we’re dedicated to maintaining our high standards in this area. This is a great recognition for us, and will significantly help in meeting our customers’ compliance requirements.”
Servest is a leading facilities management provider, employing more than 50,000 people globally.
Servest prides itself on its transparent, innovative, partnership approach. It self-delivers value-for-money bespoke solutions to clients across all sectors, including retail, leisure, public, healthcare, education, commercial, construction, transport and logistics. Servest offers specialist services which can be bundled or integrated to suit clients’ needs.
The integrated FM company operates internationally, with corporate head offices based in Bury St Edmunds, UK, and Johannesburg, South Africa.
The company takes an active role in the worldwide facilities management community and is a member of various associations and confederations.
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