The Sinclair Consultancy was formed in 2007 to meet the growing demands and requirements for Integrated Management Consultancy & IT Services within the UK. The company has consistently delivered bespoke Management systems and support in the Quality, Environmental Management, Health & Safety, Information Security & Medical Device Management fields. We pride ourselves in providing a truly customised consultancy service for each individual customer. Your total satisfaction with our services is of primary importance to us.

Serving our clients

since 2007

Our team of highly trained and experienced consultants are IRCA Registered and are members to the Chartered Quality Institute, Institute of Occupational Safety & Health and International Institute of Risk & Safety Management. We are proud members of BSi’s & NQA’s Associate Consultancy Program and we also partner ourselves and act as an associate external resource to other certification bodies such as NQA, BSI, BM Trada & SGS completing 3rd party certification audits to the ISO/OHSAS standards.

Consultancy & Training

The Company has completed assignments in organisations which involve the design, documentation and implementation of complete Risk based management systems including ISO9001:2015 (Quality), EN 1090-1 (CE Marking), EN ISO 3834, ISO14001: 2015 (Environmental), ISO27001:2013 (Information Security), ISO13485:2016 (Medical Devices) and ISO 45001:2018 (Health & Safety).

We are also familiar with the application of management system requirements in specialist sectors such as Offshore Oil & Gas Project management, subsea projects involving subsea construction, decommissioning, Trenching, ROV operations, cable laying diving, environmental sampling, professional services, Electronics, Estate management; Care Homes, Environmental Analysis, construction, local government, Offshore Oil and Gas, Onshore Fuel storage and supply, Ship Management, Underwater Marine maintenance, Ship Communications, Electronics, Mechanical fabrication, Electrical supply, Distribution & supply of Bespoke Office Furniture, Management, Construction, Demolition, Architectural services, Architectural Metalwork, Secondary General fabrication, small civil works, utilities, local authority work and Tree surgery. We are fully aware of the requirements of the new ISO 27001:2022 and ISO 13485:2013 standards and the changes that the new High Level Structure will encompass. In House training courses can be supplied in addition to IRCA registered training courses which if required can be sourced via recognised & affiliated qualified IRCA registered training companies.

The Sinclair Consultancy have specialised consultants with wide ranging experience in the development of management systems. Our specific experience includes;

  • 8 years in developing implementing and maintaining Integrated Management Systems in Offshore Installation Services, Cortez Subsea, Dron & Dickson, UMC International & Concept Electronics.
  • Highly experienced onsite offshore QHSE Manager during project operations covering subsea construction projects (ROV Operations, Installation/commissioning, Environmental management, Environmental Core & water sampling activity, Cable & Umbilical lay in addition to Trenching.
  • 13 years developing, implementing and maintaining an Integrated Management System within Digital/Compaq/HP located in Ayr.
  • Introducing and effectively implementing Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems into companies across the UK.
  • We have direct experience in completing 3rd party assessments on several Architectural,  Architectural Metalwork, Secondary General fabrication companies who operate in the UK & have an understanding of the construction industry.
  • Track record of implementing systems into Small to Medium sizes businesses in addition to providing the same systems into Globally recognised companies. Customer satisfaction is a key deliverable of the company and in order to ensure this is achieved we ensure that every need is taken into account and addressed.
  • Training delivered to clients such as OIS, UMC, Conoco Philips Compaq, K Imrie Treecare, Easy Property Solutions, Wallace Whittle (now TUV Sud), Mitsubishi, Care Homes across Ayrshire to name a few.

Approach to the Project

We will approach this project by continuing to work with key personnel in the organisation to implement & train out the Management System which will ensure ongoing compliance to legal requirements, ISO and OHSAS standards aiming to improve the systems. We take the company through the certification process and beyond and assist in meeting the company need for certification and the transition to nISO9001:2015 (Quality), EN 1090-1 (CE Marking), EN ISO 3834, ISO14001: 2015 (Environmental), ISO27001:2013 (Information Security), ISO13485:2016 (Medical Devices) and ISO 45001:2018 (Health & Safety) standards. Helping you to effectively manage your system and assist in the delivery of improvement in efficiency and effectivity within the organisation.

Our Mission

To be highly respected by our clients as strategic Service provider locally within Ayrshire and throughout the UK. We will strive to champion improvement, growth and effective positive change within all our partnered organisations. We will always strive to be seen as an industry leader in Risk, Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety Management Outsourced services.

Our Aim

To provide a complete and efficient outsourced Management System service to organisations regardless of size. Our aim will always be to work with our partnered organisations deliver results and to continually improve the Management Systems we implement within our customers organisations.

Our Objectives

We will work with you to review and understand your current organisational activity and set out an effective Management System you can work to incorporating many of the activity you currently undertake. In doing so we look to ensure the effectiveness of the Management system ensuring continued compliance with current standards (ISO 9001:2015, EN 1090-1 (CE Marking), EN ISO 3834, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007/ISO45001:2018).

By providing an effective management service on an on-going basis we aim to achieve compliance to ISO9001:2015 (Quality), EN 1090-1 (CE Marking), EN ISO 3834, ISO14001: 2015 (Environmental), ISO27001:2013 (Information Security), ISO13485:2016 (Medical Devices) and ISO 45001:2018 (Health & Safety) and in addition help develop and improve the systems, adding value and assistance wherever possible.

You can have piece of mind that your management system is effectively implemented and maintained, with a high level of management support available as and when required throughout the year.

As extended members of your company, The Sinclair Consultancy will provide a complete service from project implementation and on an ongoing basis in order to assist in the transition to the new 2018 standard. With our support, we can add value and competitive advantage to your organisation freeing up your time to focus on business development.

What is Net Zero and how can we help?

Achieving net-zero emissions means our economy either emits no greenhouse gas emissions or offsets its emissions, for example, through actions such as tree planting or employing technologies that can capture carbon before it is released into the air. This is essential to keeping the world safe and livable for our kids and grandkids.

We can help your organisation implement a plan to ensuring your organisation meets the Net Zero initiative required by the Government.

The plan will provide assurance to your client that you have complied with current Government Guidance.  We can assist in developing a bespoke Carbon Reduction Plan which meets the Net Zero targets and provide other support as required.


Carbon Footprint Reduction and Energy Efficiency 

As a part of the Environmental Management systems we implement, we help you to identify potential methods and improvements of saving energy and resource efficiency tracking and monitoring the company’s carbon footprint e.g energy consumption, consumption of resources like fuel monitoring, waste monitoring, reduction in waste to landfill site by increasing the company’s level of recycling, reuse of resource where possible.

We set up and agree SMART targets identified from the companies main areas of Environmental Impact and Risk. There is a direct link between energy savings and cost savings which is something that an Environmental Management system should deliver if its implemented effectively.

As a general rule a key thing we deliver is cost savings to companies in many different ways but a principal USP Is we will deliver a truly Integrated System approach which will save your company time in terms of resources/time and as their Outsourced Quality Health, Safety & Environmental Manager, we look after all aspects of Management Systems and keep the organisations legally compliant and up to date.

This includes a proportion of asset management to ensure that your company Fork Lift trucks for example are appropriately maintained and legally certified, completion of Fire safety checks on equipment, alarms and the testing of these. Checks on any pressure vessels on site are maintained, First aid provision and training, Asbestos Management, Appropriate Risk assessments on any work related activities such as working in confined spaces, working at height, working with Chemicals, manual handling operations, working with machinery and plant etc. We also ensure that Waste management processes are in place with appropriate compliance to legislation being achieved.

There is also a level of monitoring completed on Health safety management in terms of reporting on near miss occurrences, dangerous occurrences, Incidents, accidents etc.

Environmental Management Systems to ISO 14001/ISO 50001

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Health & Safety Management Systems to ISO45001:2018

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Quality Management Systems to ISO9001/EN 1090

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By far the best team I've ever worked with. They truly understood the look I was going for and completely nailed it! I would highly recommend them as a company, you simply just won't find any better team!

Aura Brooks

During the time I worked with the Sinclair Consultancy I found them to be dedicated professionals who always strived to find the best solution to any challenge set. During their tenure as QHSE Manager at OIS they proved themselves to be a valuable members of the senior management team, reacting positively to all the requirements of the business, project and Client demands.

It's clear that the company is knowledgeable in Quality Health Safety & Environmental practices within the oil and gas sectors of the Industry and is very competent in establishing and Maintaining Management systems which meet ISO9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.

It was a pleasure working with the company and I would welcome any opportunity to work with them again in the future.

Scott Cormack (Rever Offshore)