U Turn on Capita’s Accreditation Scheme

We recently shared details on Capita’s new gas safety accreditation scheme which promised to provide a benchmark of best practice within the industry.

However, following heavy opposition and criticism from gas engineers Capita have now made a u-turn and withdrawn the scheme based on feedback and a widespread outcry across social media.

An email was recently sent by Capita informing installers of the withdrawal:

“Thank you for your feedback. It has been helpful in testing the potential development of a consultancy service for the utility market, accredited by UKAS, within Capita’s Health & Safety consultancy. At this stage we are withdrawing this service”.

There’s no doubt gas engineers across the UK will be very pleased to hear of the withdrawal.

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