NI Business Continuity first for Portview 
  • Posted 4 years ago

Award-winning Portview Fit-out is the first construction company in Northern Ireland to receive the coveted international industry accreditation ISO 22301. The Belfast-based fit-out company was awarded ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management which is the gold standard achievable in business for crisis management.

Portview Fit-out, which provides upmarket interior fit-outs to stores such as Oscar de la Renta in London and New York, successfully met the stringent standards set by the industry mark to design and build its own ISO 22301 compliant business continuity management system. The internationally-recognised accreditation enables businesses to understand and prioritise any threats to the company, while specifying the requirements for a management system to protect against, reduce the likelihood of, and ensure it recovers from a disruptive incident.

Other benefits to business of ISO 22301 including keeping the most important elements of a business running during times of crises while minimising downtime and improving recovery time when trouble hits. The management system was implemented at Portview then verified by an independent assessor to qualify for certification. Once awarded, ISO 22301 will also ensure the business continues to implement its strict criteria in terms of compliance.

Portview Fit-out is enjoying growth in the high end retail sector where it now has a reputation for its stylish interior design and fit out which is delivered on time and budget to the clients’ brief. With a record-breaking year under its belt – which saw Portview’s turnover up by 30 per cent – the local company is bucking the trend among construction companies in Northern Ireland. This latest industry accreditation is evidence of Portview’s commitment to delivering a quality service and product.

Simon Campbell, Managing Director of Portview Fit-out, said: “Portview Fit-out has had one of its most successful years ever, nonetheless it is important we are prepared and able to deal with any crises that may threaten the progress of our business and our team. ISO 22301 is an internationally recognised accreditation which is significant to Portview Fit-out as we have a worldwide client base. The Portview ethos is to continually invest and improve our business so we can compete at the highest possible level in the field of interior fit-out.”