EFI achieves FSQS certification

EFI is now fully registered with Hellios Financial Supplier Qualification System (FSQS), having undergone a rigorous certification process. FSQS is a benchmark used by major UK banks and financial institutions when selecting suppliers.

Neil Tansley, EFI’s CEO, notes: “The FSQS certification is valued by some of the largest purchasers in the financial sector and indicates that EFI has gone through the process required to demonstrate our experience and credentials to the industry. The certification supports our business growth plans, enabling us to expand the work we already do within the financial and banking sectors”.

About FSQS

As the regulated environment becomes more complex, FSQS provides a standard and simple mechanism for collecting and managing supplier compliance assurance information across the sector. FSQS is currently being used by 38 major banks, building societies and insurance companies:

  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Metro Bank
  • Santander
  • Shawbrook Bank
  • TSB
  • Aldermore Bank PLC
  • Clydesdale Bank PLC
  • LV Financial Services
  • Nationwide Building Society
  • Arbuthnot Latham
  • Weatherbys Bank
  • Bank of England
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Virgin Money
  • Hinckley & Rugby Building Society
  • RSA Insurance Group
  • Tokio Marine Kiln
  • BNP Paribas
  • PCF Bank
  • Masthaven Bank Limited
  • Allied Irish Banks
  • LV General Insurance Group
  • Hastings Group
  • NFU Mutual
  • Teachers Building Society
  • The Family Building Society
  • MotoNovo Finance
  • Yorkshire Building Society
  • Schroders plc
  • Firstrand Limited
  • Ecclesiastical Insurance
  • Chaucer Insurance
  • Darlington Building Society
  • The Phoenix Group
  • Union Bank UK
  • Tandem Bank
  • Ipswich Building Society
  • M & G plc

 

Accreditation requires suppliers to be audited against FSQS requirements in the areas of: Information Security Management, Business Continuity, Financial, Insurance, Health & Safety, IT Security, Anti-Bribery, Recruitment, Operational Risks, Fraud, GDPR and the DPA, Responsible Business Governance, Environmental and Sustainability.

FSQS registration aligns with EFI’s long-standing commitment to deliver the highest quality services across KYC and CDD, Financial Crime and Operational Taxes to ensure our clients meet their regulatory obligations and prevent financial crime efficiently and effectively.

Find out more about FSQS here.