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BSI is the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit. For more than a century we have been challenging mediocrity and complacency to help embed excellence into the way people and products work. That means showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. As a global leader in helping organizations improve, our clients range from high profile brands to small, local companies in 182 countries worldwide. We offer industry-specific certifciation to a range of manufacturing sectors, including automotive, aerospace, construction, engineering, lighting and gas and electrical appliances. 

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Inclusivity Campaign

Members who have attended workshops on inclusion in the workplace and improving workplace mental health gain the inclusivity badge. To learn more about becoming a member of the Made in Group inclusivity campaign visit www.madeequal.com

Event Passport

Members who have the passport badge have enhanced membership that includes the option to attend all national events. To enquire about becoming a passport member email [email protected]

Services The British Standards Institution Provide

We offer the full spectrum of services to help organizations work better.


BSI certification shows the world that you work in the smartest, most efficient ways and that you are continually improving your performance.

Automotive Certification

BSI offers a range of certification for the automotive sector, including; IATF 16949: Automotive Quality Management, ISO 9001: Quality Management, ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management, ISO 14001: Environmental Management

Aerospace Certification

Certification (including AS/EN 9100 series, environmental and energy management, information security, health and safety, business continuity and anti-bribery); training; standards and subscription services; 2nd party verification audits.

Training Courses

BSI has shaped many of the world's leading standards, and our experienced tutors will make you an expert in how to embed them so that your business performs at its best. We also offer a full suite of IATF 16949 and AS/EN 9100 Series training courses.


Kitemark is a quality mark owned & operated by BSI. It is one of the most recognized symbols of quality and safety and offers true value to consumers, businesses and procurement practices.

CE marking

Testing and certifying your products gives them a guarantee of quality, reassuring customers and opening you up to new markets.

Standards and Subscriptions

You can buy current British standards at the BSI shop or through one of our subscription services.

BSI Improvement Software

Our governance, compliance and risk technology can help you effectively manage your organization and gain real-time insight on your performance.


We help you proactively identify, anticipate and respond to cyber threats and information security risks.

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Company Statistics

BSI was formed in 1901 and was awarded a Royal Charter in 1929. Today BSI employs 4,500 staff worldwide and works with 86,000 clients operating in 193 countries.

  • January 2019
  • 4,500
  • 1901
  • £473,000,000

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Davy Avenue Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, MK5 8PP
Tel: +44 345 080 9000