PAI Group - ISO 9001:2008
Contracting with the PAI Group – clients can be confident of our quality processes and systems. We ‘build in’ quality to everything we do, delivering best value to clients. We are accredited to ISO 9001:2008 for “Design Integration, Supply, Installation, Service and Support of Bespoke Audio-visual, Lighting, Sound and Dynamic Signage Solutions to the Leisure, Retail, Education, Heritage and Sports Industries”.Back to top
PAI Group - Sustainability
At the PAI Group careful use of resources and sustainability are key concepts we hold in high regard. We operate an Environmental Management System, and continually review and implement systems to reduce energy usage, minimise waste and dispose of material in the most responsible way. We also factor sustainability into our design installation and support practices, and are proficient with schemes such as BREEAM, LEED, and SKA. Specifically, in terms of AV, we seek to apply STEP (Sustainable Technology Environments Program), supported by InfoComm and CompTIA.Back to top
PAI Group - SAFEcontractor approved
The PAI Group remain committed to the health, wellbeing and overall safety of our workforce, as well as that of other trades we work alongside and members of the general public. To this end we operate a strict, assured safety management system, integrated with our ISO 9001 and 14001 compliant activities. This includes group wide commitment to our regularly reviewed safety policy, organising and planning to implement this, in addition to ongoing monitoring, audits and reviews. Accordingly, our workforce is highly trained in General Health and Safety, as well as specific Work at Height, Manual Handling, Asbestos Awareness and Risk Assessments. Each holds an ECS (CSCS) Card and is PASMA certified. A number also hold IPAF and our supervisors are all CITB SSSTS accredited. Underpinning our commitment to safety, we have achieved SAFEcontractor accreditation in recognition of reaching the SAFEcontractor health and safety standards in accordance with SAFEcontractor Charter Standards.Back to top
PAI Group - CHAS compliant
The PAI Group have also been assessed as CHAS compliant. The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK.Back to top
PAI Group - Registered members of the Electrical Contractors'
The PAI Group's operations conform with the Electricity at Work Act, which requires employers to ensure that electrical installations are carried out to BS 7671:2008 (IET Wiring Regulations) by competent persons. Additionally, works relating to Fire Safety such as Alarms, Disabled Refuge and Voice Alarm require certification to BS 5839 Parts 1, 8 or 9. As registered members of the ECA (Electrical Contractors' Association), we are regularly assessed to prove competence in Electrical Installation, Fire Safety Systems and Data Installations to BS EN 50173, BS EN 50174 and BS EN 50346. Full testing and inspection of installations is carried out during commissioning, and certificates issued on completion.
As registered members of the ECA, all work carried out by The PAI Group is covered by the ECA Guarantee of Work Scheme. The Scheme provides the highest level of accountability and protection of any representative or qualifying body within the electrical installation industry. Our clients are also covered by the ECA Bond, which indemnifies them against the risk of the additional cost of finishing the works should we for any reason become insolvent.
Ensuring installation safety and customer satisfaction, our clients are further protected by the ECA Warranty, with assurance that if the electrical installation work fails to comply with the relevant British Standards then it will be rectified in accordance with the Warranty’s terms and conditions.Back to top
PAI Group - Supporting Members of the Institute of Sound and
The Institute of Sound and Communications Engineers is the specialist Learned Society for sound and communications engineers. We are supporting members, and as such work with the industry to improve the technical standards, knowledge and practices of sound installations. Our leading design team members have also been accepted as full members. The ISCE plays a major part in developing installation standards and training, as such we are able to certify all PA systems to BS 6259, all loop systems to EN 60118 Part 4 and all VA Systems to BS 5839 Part 8.Back to top
PAI Group - Active Members of InfoComm
InfoComm is the International Audiovisual Association. We are active members and sit on the European Council. All our staff undertake InfoComm Audiovisual and Network training, working towards the Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) credential. CTS is the only ISO registered AV qualification. Our principal designer also holds the prestigious CTS-D (Design) qualification.Back to top
PAI Group - CEDIA members
CEDIA, the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association, is the international trade organisation for the home electronic systems industry. CEDIA members specialise in the planning, design, supply and installation of automated electronic systems for the modern, intelligent home. Our principal designer is a CEDIA Certified Design Professional.Back to top
PAI Group - PLASA members
We are members of PLASA, the Professional Lighting and Sound Association. PLASA is the lead international membership body for those who supply technologies and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries and seeks to influence business practices and skills development across the industry. PAI Group Managing Director and CEO, Paul Adams, held the role of Chairman from 1995-2001.Back to top
PAI Group - Constructionline registered
We are registered with Constructionline (116280). Constructionline is the UK's largest register of pre-qualified contractors, consultants and material suppliers and is owned and backed by the Government.Back to top
PAI Group - Supply Chain Sustainability School Silver Members
We are Silver Members of the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS). SCSS, which is part-funded by CITB-ConstructionSkills through the organisation's Growth Fund, aims to help the industry identify sustainability issues in the supply chain.
Its partners currently include Aggregate Industries, Balfour Beatty, BAM Construct UK, Carillion, ISG, Kier, Lend Lease, Morgan Sindall, Sir Robert McAlpine, Skanska, Wates and Willmott Dixon, all of whom are piloting this initiative through their own supply chains.Back to top