About Us

We are the UK’s leading innovators in Health and Safety, Fire Safety and Food Safety regulatory compliance for businesses with multiple locations.

Founded in 2003 by Managing Director Mark Flanagan, we’ve worked with many major names in the retail and hospitality sectors from our offices in Manchester and London and are proud of our reputation for quality and excellence.

Award-winning Quality

Our reputation is built around exceptional quality standards. Using the EFQM Excellence Model© – the most rigorous framework assessment for excellence in a business – Shieldyourself has been regularly assessed by the British Quality Foundation and achieved many awards:

2007: Excellence North: Special Recognition Award for Leadership in the north of England

2008: Excellence North: Recognition for Excellence

2009: Member of the British Quality Foundation

2014: Commendation for Excellence against the EFQM model of Excellence by the British Quality Foundation.

“Shieldyourself has an excellent track record in harnessing creativity and innovation to meet complex management system challenges.” British Quality Foundation EFQM Business Excellence auditors

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Our Philosophy

Through our experience and expertise as Environmental Health Professionals, we’ve adopted an approach to Health & Safety, Fire Safety and Food Hygiene based on understanding that every business has to learn through its mistakes.

That way, any organisation can improve its knowledge base and management to become more adaptive, innovative, intelligent and sustainable. And it makes sure that although individuals and managers come and go, behaviours, memories and values will remain.

Our Approach

We’re as proud of what we stand for as we are of our reputation. As an organisation, we instil certain core values into every member of our team:

Innovation: we’re always looking to find new and improved ways of tackling compliance.

Fun: training, guidance and coaching are a big part of our compliance solutions. But we know adding a little fun can really help the learning process.

Integrity: we’ve never let anyone down and we’ve no intention of doing. That’s why you can trust us to deliver.

Teamwork: compliance relies on working together – that’s why we always see ourselves as an extension of our clients’ business.

Safety: if there’s one thing we’re passionate about, it’s compliance safety. After all, our primary goal is to make sure our clients remain safe and legal.

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