What are the Benefits and How to apply?
The AQS was developed to specifically assure the quality of the service advice practitioners provide. The Standard is recognised by all advice networks, by the legal sector as well as by many funders. The Standard looks to ensure that advice services regularly review their services and develop a culture of continuous improvement; implementing strategies to meet client needs and changes within the sector both locally and nationally.
The AQS logo visibly demonstrates your commitment to a well-managed and independent advice service. Achieving the AQS demonstrates to your clients, funding providers, partners and external agencies that you provide a quality assured, robust and well-managed service.
Key areas of the Standard include the following: