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The Merlin Standard was refreshed in 2018, reducing the number of criteria to 36, organised into 8 Principles. To familiarise customers with the Refreshed Standard, Assessment Services hosted a live Webinar on 19 January 2018. You can play the 45-minute recording of this Webinar below (make sure you have audio): You can also download the […]

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The Merlin Standard has been improving the quality of supply chain management for Prime Contractors to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for the last 5 years. Now the Standard itself has undergone a refresh to improve further the effectiveness of the assessment process and bring it in line with current requirements. There are […]

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The Merlin Standard has now been in operation for almost 3 years and DWP Work Programme primes contractors, the very first organisations to be assessed, have completed their first 2-year accreditation cycle and all have successfully undertaken their second Merlin assessment. Results were impressive, with most demonstrating significant improvement and 17 of the 18 assessed […]

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