Awards & Accreditations

At Mears - we set High Standards.

We hold a range of awards and accreditations – not simply to celebrate success, but also to drive continuous improvement in everything we do.

A great employer

Best Companies

Mears was named in 2019 as one of the Top 25 large businesses to work for in the Sunday Times Best Companies to work for list. Best Companies recognises businesses who take workplace engagement seriously in order to build a happier, healthier workforce.

An organisation that engages with customers

TPAS Contractor accreditation

Mears has continuously held the TPAS Contractor accreditation since 2015. It is an independent evidence-based accreditation scheme that assesses and recognises resident engagement arrangements.

An organisation that champions Social Mobility

Social Mobility Compact

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) introduced the champion tier of the compact in 2014. As a social mobility champion, Mears have made a public commitment to lead the way on improving social mobility.

A diverse and inclusive business

Diversity Network Accreditation (DNA)

Achieving DNA is recognition from the Housing Diversity Network, the leading specialist body in the sector, that an organisation has effective leadership and processes in place around Diversity and Inclusion and that they are achieving positive outcomes for employees and customers.

An organisation that delivers quality

Customer Service Excellence

Mears aims to put customers at the heart of everything we do. The Customer Service Excellence accreditation is a practical tool for driving customer-focused change.

An organisation that believes good people make a great business

Investors in People

Mears is proud to have long held the Investors in People standard. Investors in People is the industry standard for people management.

A socially responsible business

FTSE4Good

Mears Group is placed in the top 9% of the UKs most socially responsible businesses in the FTSE4Good Index which recognizes excellent environmental, social and governance practices.

An organisation that promotes a safe working environment

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

Health and safety is paramount to our business. Mears has been recognized by RoSPA with an Order of Distinction for achieving 15 consecutive Gold awards.

An organisation that actively promotes support to Armed Forces Veterans

Armed Forces Covenant

Mears has signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant to demonstrate our commitment to ensure that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.