Accreditation

So you can trust in the work we do

As a leading product and service provider in its sector CMCS gives high priority to ensuring it conforms to all relevant and necessary accreditations and standards.

Current Accreditation

CMCS currently holds the following accreditations.

PCI DSS - Data Security

The PCI DSS is a multifaceted security standard that includes requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, software design and other critical protective measures. This comprehensive standard is intended to help organizations proactively protect customer account data.

BenchmarQ™ Gold Star

BenchmarQ™ is a process to measure customer satisfaction, which has been exclusively developed by QMS. It enables them to gather honest and accurate feedback from our customers and report back on what we are doing well, and on any areas where we need to improve. By understanding what our customers really want, we can ensure that we are providing it better than anyone else.

ISO9001 - Quality Assurance

ISO9001 is by far the world’s most established quality framework, currently being used by around 897,000 organisations in 170 countries worldwide and sets the standard not only for quality management systems, but management systems in general. It helps all kinds of organisations to succeed through improved customer satisfaction, staff motivation and continual improvement.

ISO14001 - Environment

This is an internationally accepted standard that sets out how businesses can put in place an effective Environmental Management System (EMS). The standard is designed to address the delicate balance between maintaining profitability and reducing environmental impact; by ensuring the commitment of the entire organisation to its environmental objectives.

ISO27001 - Information Security

ISO27001 is the only auditable international standard which defines the requirements for an Information Security Management System (ISMS). The standard is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls. CMCS have been accredited with ISO27001 by both QMS and BSI, ensuring maximum compliance.

Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme
Member

The Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme was introduced in 1995 with the aim of tackling fraud involving company cheques. The Scheme ensures that all cheques for use in the UK are produced by accredited printers who have adopted stringent security standards. These measures have increased the security of cheque production by enabling standards to be introduced more swiftly and economically across the industry.

Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme
Accredited to Standard 55

Standard 55 has been prepared by the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company to provides the basis for the audit of an Information Security Management System implemented within an Accredited Cheque Printer's organisation. The standard, used in conjunction with ISO 27001, addresses the specific information requirements for an Accredited Cheques Printer. Under the Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme CMCS are accredited to Standard 55.

Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme
Member as a Disaster Recovery Site

CMCS are also member of the Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme as a Disaster Recovery site, so we are able to personalise cheques in a disaster recovery scenario. We are the only company recognised by C&CCC as a cheque personalisation printer under both normal and disaster recovery circumstances.

Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme
Accredited to Standard 55 as a Disaster Recovery Site

CMCS are also accredited to Standard 55 under the Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme as a disaster recovery site.