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RISQS Success - TP Telecoms

  • Congratulations to TP Telecoms who were successful at their recent RISQS audit.   ... (more)

RCU Solutions - triple success

May 2017 - Careers with FPA

April 2017 - Checkmate Fire Solutions continue to develop their international management standards

January 2017 - Careers with FPA

December 2016 - Seasons Greetings from all at FPA

June 2016 - Careers with FPA

June 2016 - Careers with FPA

  • Health & Safety Consultant ... (more)

May 2016 - Switch2 Energy Limited achieve the new ISO 9001:2015 Standard

  • Yorkshire-based company with offices in Shipley, Sheffield and London have been recommended for certification to the new ISO 9001:2015.   ... (more)

Sep 2015 - Vaisala RISQS Success

  • The Rail Weather Systems Monitoring business based in Birmingham has been successful at their RISQS Audit.   ... (more)

Sep 2015 - Project Nexus Update

  • Insight into the key changes of the de-aggreagation of supply points.   ... (more)

Sep 2015 - Success for dg8 in RISQS Audit

  • Derby-based design and engineering company enjoy success in their RISQS Audit.   ... (more)

Jul 2015 - Change introduced for Non-Half Hourly meters with AMR

  • If you have a non-half hourly meter with AMR fitted, a change is being introduced by OFGEM in the way your tariffs are priced.   ... (more)

Jul 2015 - Removal of exemptions from Climate Change Levy

  • The Chancellor announced in the recent Budget Statement that the Climate Change Levy exemption for energy generated from renewable sources is to be abolished.  Read more here...  ... (more)

Jun 2015 - ISO 9001 Success for Vanilla Solutions

  • Vanilla Solutions is a business applications consultancy specialising in IFS Applications. See how Iso 9001 helps them..   ... (more)

May 2015 - ISO 9001 Success for Vanilla Solutions

  • Vanilla Solutions have achieved accreditation to ISO 9001 Standard.   ... (more)

Feb 2015 - Safe & Sound introduce Resource Pack into Schools...

  • Safe & Sound Derby, who we supported with our Christmas 2014 charity donation, are looking to introduce an Resource Pack into educational establishment. Can you help them with useful contacts?   ... (more)

Feb 2015 - Neil Harvey, General Manager of DDRF, writes...

  • The rail industry makes a large contribution to the UK economy and the Derby & Derbyshire Rail Forum champions the voice of the East Midlands. Neil Harvey was invited to write as Guest Opinion in the latest edition of Rail News, read his article here  ... (more)

Feb 2015 - Winner : Phil Nightingale at IDS

  • Congratulations Phil Nightingale at Inverter Drive Systems for winning our Luxury Prizes at the East Midlands Chamber Manufacturing & Engineering Conference last week. Read our thoughts on the day here  ... (more)

Jan 2015 - We're gonna need a bigger boat...

  • The world's largest container ship docked at Felixstowe Ports this week. Holding 19,000 containers and as long as 4 football pitches, it landed at the deep-water berths which have been constructed since 2010.  Spectators lined the docks to witness the ship coming in ... (Read the BBC article) (Read Port Of Felixstowe article)

Dec 2014 - AM1 Projects celebrate with Zero Non-Conformances

  • Congratulations to AM1 Projects on being recommended for registration on not one, not two, but three Standards. Read what MD Andy Mardell says here  ... (more)

Dec 2014 - RISQS Success for Lec Serve

  • Lec-Serve can now work Trackside after successful RISQS Audit  ... (more)

Dec 2014 - Tramlink Nottingham and Northern Rail nominated for global Transport Ticketing & Passenger Information Awards 2015

  • Congratulations to Tramlink Nottingham and Northern Rail who have received global recognition in 2 categories each.  ... (more)

Dec 2014  - Seasons Greetings from FPA

A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year from all of us at FPA.  We are leased to donate our Christmas Card piggy bank contents to Safe and Sound Derby.  See our Christmas Message here

Dec 2014 - Safe and Sound Derby release film highlighting Child Abuse.

Our Chosen Charity Safe and Sound Derby have made an educational DVD to be shown in Schools across the region. It tells the story of a girl who is groomed by an adult male and a boy who is targeted online.  

Support Safe and Sound Derby with their valuable work by visiting their website or use this Just Giving button. 

Donate with JustGiving

See the Derby Telegraph article about the making of the film.  

Dec 2014 - Matthew & Tannert win multiple awards

Congratulations to all associated with Matthews and Tannert Ltd on winning Team of the Year 2014, Employer of the Year 2014 and finally being crowned Business of the Year 2014 at the Mansfield and Ashfield Chad business awards.

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Nov 2014 - ESOS Compliance Qualification Date is 31st Dec 2014.


We can help you plan your strategy to ESOS Compliance.

Read more here, download more details or contact Matthew Luty or on 01332 604312


Oct 2014 - Derby Cathedral celebrates 175 years of Railways in Derby

  • Derby Cathedral celebrated 175 years of the Railways in Derby with a special commemorative service.  ... (more)

Sep 2014 - Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)

  • If you qualify as a Large Organisation you may have to participate in the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme. The Qualification Date is 31st December 2014.  ... (more)

Sep 2014 - Success in ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 for Railway Electrical Services

  • Electrical, Lighting and Heating company RES have done the double and achieved their Environmental and Health & Safety Standards.  ... (more)

Sep 2014 - Basildon Borough Council undertake Energy Procurement Review ...

  • We have undertaken an Energy Procurement Review for Basildon Borough Council, putting them in a strong position to obtain the best deals for their electricity and gas supplies  ... (more)

Sep 2014 - ISO 27001 Information Security Standard is changing...

  • The Information Security Standard has been amended to ISO27001:2013 and the transition deadline is September 2015. See whats changed and how we can support you through the transition...  ... (more)

Aug 2014 - DNLCC integrate their management systems across their new Leicestershire offices

  • The Derbys and Notts Chamber of Commerce have successfully integrated their existing ISO systems into the newly merged Leicestershire Chamber  ... (more)

Aug 2014 - Success for March May

  • March May have been recommended for certification to ISO9001.  ... (more)

Aug 2014 - Energy Market Reforms

  • New legislation by the Government means Electricity suppliers may be able to pass on to Consumers further charges under the Energy Market Reform.  ... (more)

Aug 2014 - FREE Energy Benchmarking Service?

  • If your Energy Spend is more than you would like it to be? Take advantage of our Benchmarking Service and find out if you are on the best deal.  ... (more)

Aug 2014 - Why achieve ISO 9001?

  • Our Guide to how and why you should achieve ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard  ... (more)

July 2014 - FPA stand at DNLCC Buxton Showcase

  • Our Free Energy Benchmarking Service was highly regarded at the DNLCC Showcase Event in Buxton last week  ... (more)

July 2014 - Vacancy for Health & Safety Consultant

  • Due to growth we are seeking to recruit a self-motivated individual with broad experience of health and safety ideally in the UK rail industry  ... (more)

July 2014 - Achilles Link-up is changing to RISQS

  • Achilles Link-up is changing to the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS). The new details are being issued as we type but read the initial information here...  ... (more)

June 2014 - Derby celebrates 175 years of Rail

  • Derby has had cause for celebration recently by marking 175 years of the City's involvement in the Rail Industry. Read how we got involved...  ... (more)

May 2014 - FPA Newsletter - CRC Scheme Phase 2, are you ready?

  • This month : East Coast Main Line and The CRC Scheme; Successes for Clear Environmental Consultants and Matthews & Tannert; Wind Turbine investment by Associated British Ports  ... (more)

May 2014 - Associated British Ports invest in Wind Turbines

  • Associated Britsh Ports are to make a substantial investment in the Green Port development near Hull....  ... (more)

A Clear way forward for Environmental Consultants

  • Clear Environmental have added to their existing ISO 9001 accreditation by achieveing ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Read what their Operations Director, Steve Hogg, says  ... (more)

ISO Standards deliver true value to Matthews & Tannert

  • Congratulations to our customers Matthews & Tannert who have achieved their ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards  ... (more)

Our March newsletter

  • In this issue.....information about Phase 2 of the CRC Scheme, how we can help you with the new Link-up Engage Scheme and the results of our Annual Customer Survey  ... (more)

National Apprenticeship Week 2014

  • We are very proud of our Apprentices, Steph and Joe. Read how being an Apprentice has helped them and our business  ... (more)

Our Survey Said........

  • The results are in....our Customer Satisfaction Survey 2013 is complete. Read our analysis of what we do well and what we can improve here  ... (more)

2014 brings double success for Enable

  • Software firm Enable achieves certification to ISO9001 and ISO27001 with no non-conformances - BSI Auditor says not happened for 85 audits! Read what Enable say  ... (more)

New Link Up Engage Scheme as of January 1st 2014

  • The Link Up Scheme is changing. Contact us to see how it will affect you ... (more)

8 audits in 7 days,a partridge in a pear tree and zero non-conformances

  • Read how our consultant Sue Cook had 8 audits in 7 days.........and now is in need of a mince pie ... (more)

Seasons Greetings from all at FPA Consulting

  • Read our Christmas Card to our customers ... (more)

Success for DNCC in Information Security Management

  • The Derbys and Notts Chamber of Commerce has succesfully achieved the ISO27001 Information Security Management Standard. Read what Scott Knowles has to say here   ... (more)

Read our latest newsletter

  • Our customer newsletter for October 2013 ... (more)

CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Phase 2

  • Phase 2 of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme runs from April 2014 to march 2019.  Organisations which qualify for Phase 2 of the scheme must register between 4 November 2013 and 31 January 2014 ... (more)

Simon’s leap of faith from Cathedral Tower

  • Adventurous participants, including one of our Consultants, Simon Aldridge took part in a sponsored abseil event on Saturday 5th October 2013 ... (more)

ISO 9001 and 14001 Double Success for Fleet Hire

  • Solihull based Fleet Hire have good reason to celebrate as they have been recommended for certification to the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard and the Environmental Standard ISO 14001 ... (more)

Nottingham tram bridge 'inched' into position

  • Tramlink Nottingham, one of our clients, has completed the installation of a 1,000 tonne bridge which will form part of an elevated tram route through a Nottingham hospital site ... (more)

ISO 27001 Certification for Chevin Fleet Solutions

  • Certification promises high level of information security for chevin Fleet software customers ... (more)

Read our latest newsletter

  • Our customer newsletter for September 2013 ... (more)

New Nottingham Tram unveiled

  • Tramlink Nottingham, one of our clients, is set to unveil the first of a new fleet of Alstom Citadis trams, as the network gears up for major expansion in 2014 ... (more)

Forthcoming IOSH Course - Managing Safely (4 days)

  • Our next IOSH Managing Safely course dates have been booked : starting 7th November 2013 for 4 days.  The course is designed to help managers understand the practical actions they need to take to manage health and safety in their team... (more)

ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 double success for Smarterways

  • SmarterWays, an IT company based in Burton upon Trent, have double the reason to celebrate as they have been recommended for certification to the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard and the Information Security Standard ISO 27001.   (more)

Good neighbours continue to work together

  • Having recently achieved their UK Rail Compliance, we are now working with our neighbours on Vernon Gate, Clear Environmental towards acheiving ISO14001 and OHSAS18001.   (more)

Pentagon Corporate Fleet achieve ISO 9001

  • Derby-based Pentagon Corporate Fleet have successfully been recommended for certification to ISO 9001 with no non-conformances having been raised at all.  We are pleased to have supported them in this.   (more)

ISO 9001 and 27001 Double Success for Selima

  • Sheffield-based Selima have double the reason to celebrate as they have been recommended for certification to the Quality Standard ISO 9001 and the Information Security Standard ISO 27001 without a single non-conformance being raised.   (more)

Spinnaker achieve UK Rail Compliance

  • Portsmouth-based specialists Spinnaker have achieved their UK Rail Compliance against some quick timescales   (more)

Congratulations to Belinda on the arrival of twin girls

  • Our Finance Manager Belinda is celebrating the safe arrival of two healthy baby girls, Erin and Evie.   (more)

Success for Clear Environmental Consultants

  • Clear Environmental Consultants have achieved their UK Rail Compliance and can enjoy the benefits of being a Link-up Approved Supplier   (more)

ISO27001 success for Cento Group

  • Loughborough based recruitment company, Cento Group successfully add Information Security Standard ISO27001 certification to their ISO9001 certification.  (more)

Chevin Fleet Solutions move to Greener Offices

  • Our customer Chevin Fleet Solutions have invested in their local economy and restored a derelict building to accommodate their new greener offices  (more)

We salute our Apprentices in National Apprenticeship Week

  • Read the stories of Joe and Steph, our two Apprentices and find out about National Apprenticeship Week 11-15 March 2013  (more)

Success for ATM Automation

  • Congratulations to all the Team at ATM on passing their ISO9001 certification  (more)

FPA celebrates International Womens Day

  • The 8th March 2013 is International Womens Day and we are supporting this cause. We can proudly say our workforce is nearly 50% women at FPA, read our MD's thoughts here  (more)

100% IOSH course delegates would Definitely Recommend Us

  • Thank you to the delegates on our recent IOSH Managing Safely Course, they have all said they would recommend us for the course and gave positive feedback about our trainer. Good job Martin!  (more)

Kaefer C&D Ltd Rail Compliance Success

  • Mansfield based Access and Scaffolding firm Kaefer coped with some tight time pressures to achieve their Rail Compliance. Congratulations to all the team. Kaefer Group are one of the largest Integrated Service Providers in the UK. Read more here  (more)

Link-up Supplier Database migrating to new Link-up Engage

  • Achilles Link-up are transforming their Supplier and Buyer databases and migrating all members over the Link-Up Engage. Find out what this means for you  (more)

CRC Scheme Simplification Update

  • We can help you administer your CRC Scheme liability. Recently the CRC Scheme has been simplified - See whats changed here  (more)

Focus on ISO 27001 Information Security Management

  • Information on the benefits of achieving ISO27001  (more)

New Years Honours for Margaret Beckett

  • Margaret Beckett was 'amazed and proud' to be made a Dame  (more)

McGinleys HR add to their ISO certifications

  • Watford based McGinley HR have continued to develop their business management systems by achieving certification to the environmental and health & safety standards ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.  (more)

Associated British Ports - Fuel Procurement Review

  • We are delighted to have been appointed by ABP, the UK's leading ports group, to assist them in undertaking a review of their Fuel Procurement Practices  (more)

Double Re-Audit Success for FPA

  • During December we have been successful in two major audits : ISO 9001 and Investors In People. Read our MD's comments  (more)

Festive Wishes from all at FPA Consulting

  • We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We are pleased to support Cancer Research UK with our Christmas Donation (more)

Read our latest newsletter

  • Our customer newsletter for December 2012 (more)

CBI East Midlands Regional Dinner 2012

  • FPA supported the CBI Regional Dinner this November. Speakers included Dr Neil Bentley and Ed Balls, plus Hari Punchichewa from the University of Derby was pictured... (more)

Success for JKP Tins ISO 9001 accreditation

  • Nottingham-based JKP Tins have successfully passed their ISO9001 certification and are pleased with their achievement.  Michelle Hill, Production Manager, says... (more)

ISO 9001 Success for Plasticity

  • Good news for Chesterfield-based Plasticity who have successsfully passed their ISO9001 Certification. Congratulations... (more)

Read our latest newsletter

  • Our customer newsletter for November 2012 (more)

Congratulations to Martin Welburn 

  • Well done Martin and Alicja on the birth of their daughter Amelia Hannah... (more)

Forthcoming IOSH Course - Managing Safely (4 days)

  • Our next IOSH Managing Safely course dates have been booked : 7th February 2013 for 4 days.  The course is designed to help managers understand the practical actions they need to take to manage health and safety in their team... (more)

NDT Services achieve UVDB Certification

  • Well done to Tim Cresswell and all the team at NDT Services, part of the Intertek Group, on passing their Achilles UVDB Audit. They are plannign to achieve their ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 Standards soon too... (more)

Happy Birthday FPA - 15 years on...

  • Margaret Beckett MP and the Mayor of Derby Lisa Higginbottom attended our Lunchtime Celebration to mark our 15th year in business. We chose to celebrate with over 60 of our customers and suppliers and the event was covered in the Derby Evening Telegraph... (more)

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