We're always looking to improve the way we work as an organisation. We do this by aiming for - and achieving - UK standards.

CHS logo

Centre for Housing and Support 

Places for People Individual Support has been awarded  a three-star accreditation by the Centre for Housing and Support (CHS) for our high standards of care and support.

It is the highest award possible from the national training provision for professionals working in housing-related support.

Investors in People Health & Wellbeing

Investors in People Health & Wellbeing Award

The Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award helps organisations to improve performance by fostering a happy, healthy workforce.

ICS accreditation

Institute of Customer Service ServiceMark

Places for People Homes and Cotman Housing Association have received the ServiceMark accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service. 

The accreditation reflects our ongoing commitment to providing a great service to all customers. 

Investors in People Gold

Investors in People Gold

We've achieved Investors in People Gold status, joining the top 7% of accredited UK organisations.

This improves performance by encouraging staff development, skills and links them to the specific business aims and objectives.

disability confident employer

Disability Confident Employer

This means we're positive about employing disabled people.

The symbol is awarded by Jobcentre Plus to employers who have made commitments to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled staff.

CR Platinum 2013

BITC corporate responsibility platinum

We've kept our prestigious Platinum status in 2013's Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility (CR) Index. The Index benchmarks companies on all aspects of responsible business - like environmental sustainability and community investment.

We've retained accreditation because of the work we do on a day-to-day basis to improve the lives of our customers and communities.


Certificate numbr 10776
ISO 14001
ISO 50001 

ISO 14001 & ISO 50001

This is the standard for environmentally-aware organisations.

It means that we implement a way of working that:

  • Protects the environment
  • Prevents pollution
  • Improves environmental performance.