Quality Accreditations

Delivering contracts for the government and a range of public sector partners means that we are continually seeking to monitor and improve our quality and compliance standards to ensure that we foster a culture of quality throughout the organisation and minimise the risk to our customers.

Ixion are an accredited centre for business advice for Small and Medium Enterprises by the Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI) and has achieved the Investors in People standard.

Ofsted Nov 2017: Ixion Grade 1 (Overall Outstanding)  inspection report (Click here)

We're delighted to share with you the final report from the full Ofsted inspection conducted in Nov 2017 on Ixion.


The C2E accreditation is part of the National Equality Standard (NES) framework. It certifies Ixion’s policies meet the high standards set by the NES. The C2E standard validates that procedures within the organisation are taking place to create an equal and  diverse delivery platform and working environment.

The frame work focuses on: Equality Policies, Equality in Employment, Equality of Terms and Conditions, Equality in Recruitment, Equality Responsibilities, Equality in Service Delivery and External Equality Relationships.

Ixion uses the EFQM Business Excellence standard as its preferred continuous development tool and our strong and robust internal processes are regularly audited by our customers and are given full compliance in all areas on each occasion.


Ixion is a 'Matrix' accredited company, a standard awarded to organisations that deliver information, advice and guidance on learning and work. Ixion is delighted to be the first brokerage company in England to achieve this.

 Click here to see 2014-2017 Matrix report

Ixion is also an ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) accredited provider.

Ixion uses the PRINCE2 project management framework as a contract management tool to integrate recognition of risk and risk assessment developing strategies to manage and mitigate through robust contingency planning.

Ixion Holdings has the Investors in People award and it was re-awarded in 2010 .

Our IT systems enable our customers to drive business performance through effective, accurate and timely Management Information and we are a Microsoft approved partner and Small Business Specialist.