Policies & Standards

Groundwork South Yorkshire strives to deliver a first class range of services to our customers. We are dedicated to working in a professional manner, respectful of fellow staff members and the people we work with, and in compliance with all relevant legislation.

We are committed to quality, fairness and staff development, and currently hold several standards which underline these commitments:

Investors In People – Staff development is one of our top priorities, and this national standard helps us to ensure we’re maintaining high standards.


SFEDI Centre of Excellence – GWS is a SFEDI Centre of Excellence. SFEDI Awards Centres and Centres of Excellence are a network of approved centres that can offer qualifications that are nationally recognised and part of the national framework. These Centres provide a range of SFEDI Awards qualifications that focus on:

• The individuals providing business support and will offer development, assessment and accreditation for Advisers, Mentors, Coaches and Trainers;

• The needs of entrepreneurs and those seeking self employment in the different stages of development of their businesses 


Groundwork South Yorkshire welcomes disabled visitors. Both our Barnsley and Sheffield offices are fully accessible to disabled employees and visitors. 

Download our policies here:

Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy

Health and Safety Policy

Environmental Policy

Fire Safety Policy

Code of Conduct Policy

Quality Management Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy

Diversity Policy

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy

Mental Health and Stress in the Workplace Policy


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