Awards & Accreditations

Since its inception, MCS Group has focused on helping its clients and candidates reach their goals through its obsession with achieving the highest standards and raising the bar for the recruitment industry.    

At MCS we are proud to have been recognised for our efforts by achieving world class certifications and winning multiple awards at both a local and national level.  

Accreditations & Initiatives

  • 'Every Customer Counts’ Commitment

    MCS Group has taken steps to promote accessible services and has signed the Equality Commission NI 'every customer counts' commitment statement.

    MCS Group aims to provide a service that all our customers can use and in a manner that respects the dignity, independence and choice.

    Consistent with our vision of being a business accessible to everyone, we carry out regular reviews of our services. We do this to help us to identify and remove any potential barriers for disabled customers.

    Every customer must experience the same high level of service from us. Therefore, we will make every effort to accommodate requests for assistance or reasonable adjustments from customers seeking to access services that we offer.

  • Northern Ireland Diversity and Inclusion Charter Mark

    Awarded by Legal-Island, the Charter Mark recognises that MCS Group practices diversity and inclusion for staff, candidates, clients, contacts and suppliers.

  • Investors in People

    MCS Group has successfully achieved accreditation by demonstrating the IIP indicators' evidence requirements, recognising how we train, support, and manage our people.

  • ISO 9001 Global Quality Standard

    MCS Group follows a quality management system framework that is fully compliant with the ISO 9001 standard. Our processes are regularly audited to ensure we continue to meet compliance requirements.

  • Northern Ireland Bronze Diversity Mark

    The Diversity Mark accreditation is the ‘Mark of Progress’ that allows us to demonstrate to our employees and valued customers our commitment to creating an inclusive & diverse workplace.

  • Belfast Business Promise

    As part of our mission to “lead the charge in making a significant contribution to our society by championing diversity, skills and the environment” and to contribute to society in a holistic way, we are proud to be recognised as one of Belfast City Council’s Belfast Business Promise Supporters. The Belfast Business Promise is a new accreditation which recognises employers who are working together to make Belfast a better city by changing and improving the way they do business together.

    The Belfast Business Promise represents best practice standards in providing good jobs, prompt payment, recruitment and supporting the local and social economy, and environmental sustainability.

  • Great Place to Work

    MCS Group were certified as a 'Great Place to Work' by Great Place To Work UK, a global authority on workplace culture and employee experience in 2023.

    Great Place To Work® gives leaders and organisations the recognition and tools to create a consistently and overwhelmingly positive employee experience.

    Great Place To Work® helps companies attract and retain top talent, improve productivity, enhance reputation, and gain valuable insights into their workplace culture.

    This accreditation, alongside our recent Diversity Mark Bronze accreditation, solidifies our commitment to an exceptional workplace culture.


At MCS Group, we are incredibly proud of the recognition through the awards we have received. These awards highlight our ability to deliver our vision - 'Set the Standard' in the markets we operate in. Furthermore, our recent awards demonstrate the team's resilience and adaptability to continue to work through these unusual and challenging times.

National Award for Best Contractor Care

MCS Group won the 'Investing in Talent' Award for Best Contractor Care from leading industry magazine Recruiter at a virtual awards ceremony in December 2020.

The win sees us stand out in the world of professional recruitment, aimed at the UK and international Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Process Outsourcing Organisations and individual recruiters. 

The Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards recognise businesses that set and exceed industry standards.