accredited group

An Accredited Group membership is for contractors whose main business involves hard/soft landscaping or grounds maintenance.

This category is for companies with branches across the UK or companies run on a franchise basis who have been trading for at least two years. 

Six application form requirements:

Ten Client references + Two trade references Copy of company letterhead Proof of company turnover
Copy of employers liability insurance (if applicable) Copy of public liability insurance Health and Safety Policy (for companies with over 5 employees)

Steps to becoming an Accredited Group

  1. Submit the application form and pay the application fee
  2. Internal vetting takes place. The Association will check all documents submitted and references will be contacted
  3. External vetting takes place. The Vetting Officer will visit, check internal processes and perform site visits
  4. Upon approval of the vetting report, an invoice for membership fees will be issued
  5. Once paid, the Association will activate membership, giving member access to a suite of benefits

Key member benefits include:

  • Use of the British Association of Landscape Industries Accredited logo
  • Entry in Who’s Who Landscape Directory
  • Dispute Resolution Service

For full Accredited Group member benefits and fees, please see the attached document on the right-hand side.

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