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Our business

In our business we strive to work closely with our clients and to deliver their business aspirations responsibly and ethically. We enjoy what we do and work to impart that enthusiasm to our clients along with robust innovative solutions that certainly deliver.


At RSKW we are passionate about what we do.

We work hard with our clients to deliver robust, pioneering solutions that excite everyone and really make a difference.

In developing our teams we ensure that everyone has a serious depth of relevant experience for the roles they fulfil.  It’s important to me that our people enjoy what they do and can stretch their minds to deliver creative solutions that excite our clients and guarantee success.

Our people really care about delivery, relish a challenge and enthuse our clients. 

Our clients tell us that we feel like part of their team, are a pleasure to work with and can always be relied upon.

It is our personal mission to ensure that we continue to be your pioneering business partner.

Ruth Allen, Andrew Gunning


Within RSKW we follow exacting quality standards to ensure we are trusted by our clients to deliver projects which meet all their requirements with a high quality output. RSKW is accredited to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards for quality, environmental, and health and safety management. It is assessed by Det Norske Veritas (DNV).

Utilities verification & assessment scheme

Through its affiliation to RSK Group, RSKW is registered with and assessed by Achilles UVDB and Verify. Achilles is the world's leading provider of supplier management information. Its UVDB (Utilities Vendor Database) registration and pre-qualification system is used by all major UK utilities to source suppliers and contractors. Verify is an extension to UVDB and is used to further qualify suppliers through an assessment of their safety, health, environment and quality capabilities, thereby promoting supply chain efficiencies, independent assessment and benchmarking, credibility in the marketplace and industry-specific assessments. In 2013, an audit by Achilles Verify gave the following scores in management site evaluation: 94.8% for health and safety, 96.1% for environment, and 93.9% for quality. The ratings for on-site performance were: 96.8% for health and safety, 96.5% for environment and 98.2% for quality.



RSKW is accredited to the 'Investors in People' standard, a government initiative encouraging UK businesses to improve the skills and well-being of their workforces.


the institute of asset management

RSKW are corporate members of the Institute of Asset Management. The IAM is the professional body for those involved in acquisition, operation and care of physical assets, especially critical infrastructure - and particularly for professionals worldwide dedicated to furthering knowledge and understanding of Asset Management. We are currently working towards Endorsed Assessor status.

the pipeline industries guild

RSKW are corporate members of the Pipeline Industries Guild and our staff have held active roles at Branch and National levels. Ruth Allen became the first female National Chair of the Guild in its 50 year history in 2001. The Guild's Ruth Allen Award, awarded to the young person making the most substantial annual contribution to the Guild was established in recognition of Ruth's pioneering work in the young 'pipeliners' arena. In 2012, Ruth was appointed an Honorary Life Member of the guild.



RSKW are instrumental in our backing of CIWEM. We regularly support, chair and speak at CIWEM's excellent conferences. Ruth Allen is Chair of CIWEM's Sustainability Panel that brings together national experts in this field.

International pipe line & offshore contractors association

The International Pipe Line & Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA) represents the on- and offshore pipeline construction industry worldwide. IPLOCA provides its members with a forum for sharing ideas, engages the industry and its stakeholders, facilitates business opportunities and promotes the highest standards in the pipeline industry. Among the issues it addresses are the science and practice of constructing on- and offshore pipelines, efficiency and safety for those engaged in construction and the protection of surrounding natural, social and cultural environments.

Society of petroleum Engineers

RSKW staff are active members of the Society for Petroleum Engineers. The international nature of the institution along with its networking and knowledge development facilitation provides excellent support for our business needs.