Wed 02 June 21

Pacifica Group retains 4 ISO Certificates upon re-award of ISO:27001

On 14th May Pacifica Group received recertification of their ISO:27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS). The certification is awarded by the British Assessment Bureau and demonstrates an organisation’s investment in the people, processes and technology required to sufficiently protect data.

ISO:27001 Information Security Management System

The certificate is obtained on completion of a 3-day external audit which reviews an organisation’s practices, policies and procedures to assess whether the ISMS meets the standard requirements. The ISO:27001 was originally awarded in 2018, prior to law changes brought about by GDPR, and is audited on a yearly basis with recertification every 3 years.

Certification provides evidence to customers, clients, investors and other interested parties that information security is being managed in accordance with international best practice. ISO:27001 compliance is becoming increasingly important as statutory requirements, including GDPR, make it mandatory for organisations to protect personal data.

Kevin Nicol, Compliance Director at Pacifica Group, had this to say “Our ISO accredited certifications show that Pacifica Group works to international best practice, demonstrating our credibility and competence to all stakeholders and customers. Our Management Systems act as practical tools to manage responsibilities in key areas, including continuous improvement through Quality, Health and Safety, Environment and Information and Data Security.

We are audited annually on each of our ISO accredited certifications, this ensures legal compliance and underpins our Corporate Social Responsibilities. Our Management Systems allow us to create SMART objectives and engage our staff, clients, communities and all stakeholders to contribute and to enable us to make a difference.”

The Management System certification for ISO:27001 Information Security accompanies three other ISO Management System certifications held by Pacifica Group; ISO:9001:2015 Quality, ISO:14001:2015 Environment and ISO:45001 Health and Safety. This demonstrates that all of the organisation’s working practices are compliant with the highest possible international standards.

Editors’ Notes:

Pacifica Group is one of the UK’s largest providers of home services, including appliance and heating systems repair, inspection and maintenance, and product warranty solutions. It handles in excess of 8,500 jobs per week and comprises of Pacifica Home Services, Pacifica Appliance Services and UK Warranty.

www.pacificagroup.co.uk

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