Standards & Responsibility
Here at Tennants we strive to be the best at what we do and continually look for ways in which we can improve the quality and range of our products and services .
Key to achieving these things are the people that work with us and the policies that bind them, alongside our commitment to the highest standards of health, safety, welfare, quality & environmental management .
1. Health & Safety
Tennants accepts its responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Order 1978 / Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and other relevant legislation and it is our policy to do all that is reasonably practicable to ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees whilst at work, customers, independent contractors, agency contractors and those who may be affected by the company’s activities.
2. Data Protection & Security
Charles Tennant & Co (NI) Ltd, Tennants Building Products Ltd, Charles Tennant & Co (Cork) Ltd, and Walls & Ceilings International Ltd (Tennants) have a comprehensive GDPR Compliance Programme across all areas of the business where personal data is held and processed. A full information audit has been carried out and policies and procedures are in place to form our GDPR Policy, which is designed to that we meet our accountability obligations and requirements, as well as all other new or updated requirements.
The programme is overseen by our Data Protection Officers, Catherine Simmons (Tennants) and Julian Workman (Walls & Ceilings) and the Data Protection Steering Committee.
3. Welfare & Equality
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to ensuring that the talents and resources of all our employees are utilised to the full. We will not discriminate unfairly against any individual in matters of recruitment or selection for any position, promotion, development or training on the grounds of age, perceived religious or political affiliation, sex, marital status, disability, colour, sexual orientation, race or ethnic origins.
4. Environmental Responsibility
Charles Tennant & Co (NI) Ltd has been assessed and registered by NQA against the provisions of ISO 14001:2015 for the administration of the Environmental Management System for the distribution and sale of building materials, the packaging of fertiliser products, the supply of chemicals and the production and supply of bituminous binders.
This registration is subject to the company maintaining the environmental management system for which the accreditation was given by the awarding body and is monitored by NQA.