BizCert Accreditation Programme - Be Accredited, Trusted & Recognised
BizCert Accreditation Programme Introduction
With more than 400,000 registered business entities in Singapore, it is important to be certified and accredited as a legitimate business that maintains quality, competency and demostrates compliances in fair trading frameworks.
Applicable for all registered Singapore-based business entities from all industries and sectors, the BizCert Accreditation scheme provides members of the public with assurance on the legitimacy and credibility of a business. Under the accreditation scheme, businesses are audited under a comprehensive and stringent set of criteria, covering the aspects of business quality, compliances, management and trading policies. operations and communications procedures. Businesses are also subjected to additional background clearances such as fraud, commercial litigation etc.
Public who seeks dealings with accredited businesses are assured that these businesses have in place competent and fair business policies, service standards and ethical practices to uphold its duty to deliver and honour its service commitment. Accredited businesses are governed in accordance to the BizCert Accreditation Code of Practice and are required to uphold its standards as per assessed policies criteria during its accreditation term.
BizCert Accreditation protects businesses and the public from unfair and unscrupulous business dealing tatics. In an event of conflict, the public may exercise their rights in filing a report with the Association of Trade & Commerce (Singapore) on the breach(es), and be assured that disputes against accredited businesses will be investigated and resolved.
BizCert Accreditation assessments are valid for a period of 3 years from the date of assessment completion and approval. In an event where the accredited business is found to have breach the BizCert Accreditation Code of Practice or Terms of License Agreement, the accredited business will be revoked from its accredited status immediately, regardless of its validity period.