ISO 13485

ISO 13485

Safety and quality are non-negotiables in the medical devices industry. Regulatory requirements are increasingly stringent throughout every step of a product’s lifecycle, including service and delivery. More and more, organisations in the industry are expected to demonstrate their quality management processes and ensure best practice in everything they do.

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LSAS Labour Standards Assurance System

The National Health Service Supply Chain (NHS SC), in conjunction with the Departments of Health and Industry bodies, has introduced new ethical standards for its suppliers.

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SA8000 Social Accountability

International Associates is accredited to certify companies to SA8000. Social Responsibility can strengthen your company’s reputation, in the current global business environment is motivating organizations to consider the full social and ethical impacts of their activities.

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Responsible Jewellery Council

The Responsible Jewellery Council is not-for-profit, standards setting and certification organisation. It has more than 1,000 Member companies that span the jewellery supply chain from mine to retail.

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ASI Audits

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

ASI has developed an independent third-party Certification program to ensure sustainability and human rights principles are increasingly embedded in aluminium production, use and recycling.

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European Down and Feather Association

The welfare of the animals and proper husbandry are of vital importance for our society. This does not only apply to the actual well-being of the animals, but also to a high degree to public health, commerce and the international competitiveness of the European economy.

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ISO 27001

Information Security Management Systems

The way in which you look after and use corporate information can mean the difference between success and failure for your business. Get it right and you’ll grow your customer-base. Get it wrong and the risks and penalties can stop you in your tracks.

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Good Manufacturing Practice Certification

GMP certification is granted to manufacturing or service systems of organisations to certify that they engage with good manufacturing practices in their manufacturing or service processes, according to a Standard Code of Practice related to their business.

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Training Courses

International Associates is a leading eLearning training course providers within the field of Labour Standards and Quality Management systems. The courses are professionally developed by competent tutors and subject matter experts.

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Authorised Representative

UK Authorised Representative / EU Responsible person

If you are a manufacturer of Medical Devices, Cosmetics, Toys, Pressure Equipment, Low Voltage Equipment etc and you are based outside the EU or UK you are required under the EU directives or UK Legislation to appoint an Authorised Representative. International Associates Limited is able to act as your Authorised Representative in both Europe and also within the UK.

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Signet Jewelers

Signet Jewellers CoC Audits

Signet is the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewellery and the largest specialty retail jeweller in the US, UK and Canada. Signet’s results derive from the retailing of jewellery, watches and associated services.
International Associates Limited, is accredited to be able to conduct the on-site assessment of the Signet supply chain. The process involves the assessment of the supplier against the Signet Supplier Code of Conduct, available on the Signet web site.

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CTPAT Security Audits

CTPAT is part of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) multi-layered cargo enforcement strategy. Through this program, CBP works with the trade community to strengthen international supply chains and improve United States border security. CTPAT is a voluntary public-private sector partnership program which recognizes that CBP can provide the highest level of cargo security only through close cooperation with the principle stakeholders of the international supply chain such as importers, carriers, consolidators, licensed customs brokers, and manufacturers

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Social Labour Convergence Program (SLCP)

SLCP provides a Converged Assessment Framework that aims to improve working conditions in global apparel and footwear factories. International Associates Limited provides Verifiers to suppliers and Brands. Carrying out on site verification using the data collation tool.

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ISO 37001

ISO 37001 Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS)

ISO 37001 is the new international standard designed to help organizations implement an Anti-bribery Management System (ABMS). It specifies a Quality Management System series of measures that your organization can implement to help prevent, detect and address bribery.

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Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production(WRAP)

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, USA, WRAP is an independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education. International Associates Limited is accredited to carry out WRAP assessments to the Certification Programme.

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Person Responsible for Regulatory Compliance (PRRC)

A new requirement within the MDR (Medical Device Regulation) and the IVDR (In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation) both require companies to appoint a PRRC (Person Responsible for Regulatory Compliance) All manufacturers, whether inside or outside the EU, must have a PRRC. Companies acting as an EU Authorised Representative must also have a PRRC.

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Have you been requested to complete the Modern Slavery Assessment Tool (MSAT)? Do you need some help completing the question? Perhaps you are looking to improve your score, or address any Risk Flags or action your Improvement Report.

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The Modern Slavery Act is a global leading piece of legislation. It sets out a range of measures on how modern slavery and human trafficking should be dealt with in the UK. The Act, which came into force on the 29 October 2015, requires many businesses to disclose a ‘slavery and human trafficking statement’.

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The term Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) is an internationally recognised quality standard demonstrating the company’s role in the international supply chain is secure and their customs controls and procedures efficient and compliant.

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With ever changing global supply chains and enhanced supply chain security standards and criteria, such as C-TPAT, PIP, GSV and AEO, the international community has been embracing and implementing more rigorous management of supply chain operators.

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The (GWO) Global Wind Organisation is a non-profit body founded by wind turbine manufacturers and owners. Based in Denmark it is run by and executive committee and overseen by its General Assembly.

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The Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting Framework, or SECR for short, is a piece of legislation from the UK Government which replaced the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC).

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Our Advantages


The most fundamental of all our work principles is that if the client is happy, then we’re too. Too often, we hear that clients have not got timely responses to a request for assessments. We work hard to ensure we have the necessary resources in place to service our clients in a timely manner.

Value Added

We offer a value added service that not only encompasses the assessment of your systems.

Cost Effective

We believe in giving a great service whilst also maintaining a competitive cost structure. We do this by operation a lean flat management company allowing you to deal with the decision makers

Our Values

Many businesses feel hampered by overly complex systems, with document trails that simply confuse and frustrate. We believe in a ‘Keep it Simple’ approach which creates clear, straightforward management system assessments that support your business. By continually reviewing our services, we ensure our processes always work efficiently for you.

To find out more about our services please contact us here using the contact us form or call +44 141 3 28 29 28 or email