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Quality Assessments

We are associated with a number of accreditation schemes which enable businesses to demonstrate their quality and differentiate themselves from their competitors.

Taste of Staffordshire Quality Marque

The Taste of Staffordshire quality marque is open to all food and drink businesses in Staffordshire with at least a four-star food hygiene rating from Rate My Place or equivalent. 

It is awarded to businesses which demonstrate a commitment to the highest quality in produce, customer service, and hygiene.

Download the Taste of Staffordshire recruitment pack and application form.

Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation Scheme

The Staffordshire Approved Visitor Accommodation Scheme, or SAVAS, proves that an accommodation provider has a ‘legal, clean and safe’ operation, following an inspection from an experienced accommodation assessor.  Download the forms, fill them in and  send the forms and money to 

VisitEngland Assessment Services,
The AA, Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, RG21 4EA
E: • T: 01256 491111

Prices are as follows

Contact us for more information.

Staffordshire Environmental Quality Marque

SEQM marqueAn Environmental Quality Mark is an award presented to a Staffordshire business that has proved that it:

- Helps to conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Staffordshire.

- Minimises the local and global environmental impact of its activities, safeguarding and protecting natural resources.

- Helps customers understand, enjoy and conserve the special qualities of Staffordshire.

 -Plays an active role in the economic and social well being of local communities within Staffordshire and global communities.

Further details are available at 

National accreditation schemes

Visit England’s star rating and accreditation schemes include:

  • National Quality Assessment Scheme: official star ratings for accommodation providers, delivered by The AA
  • Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme: independent assessment of the visitor experience at your attraction,
  •  National Accessible Scheme: the only scheme rating the accessibility of visitor accommodation in England 

Further information is available at