Associations and accreditations

HCE Group promotes and supports the involvement of our management and staff with relevant professional associations to develop individual knowledge and help shape legislative and industry change.

ECB accreditation

High Court Enforcement Group is accredited by the Enforcement Conduct Board.

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The company maintains membership of the following professional bodies through either corporate or individual membership:

High Court Enforcement Officers Association (HCEOA)

The national association representing High Court Enforcement Officers provides a voice to Government and works with Government to improve and implement industry changes.

The Authorised High Court Enforcement Officers of HCE Group are all full members of the HCEOA and Alan J Smith is the Chair.

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Civil Enforcement Association (CIVEA)

CIVEA is an independently funded association that represents all private certificated bailiffs (enforcement agents) in England and Wales.

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Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM)

CICM is Europe’s largest association for the credit management profession, providing educational training, recruitment and advisory services.

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Civil Court Users Association

The Civil Court Users Association lobbies on behalf of its members to improve both civil court performance and service.

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Credit Services Association

The Credit Services Association is the UK trade association for the debt collection and debt purchase industry.

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Association of British Investigators (ABI)

The ABI is the voice and standard bearer and key professional body for British investigators.

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Data Protection

Registration Number Z7731904

ISO standards via NQA

High Court Enforcement Group Ltd maintains the very highest standards and has developed and implemented integrated management systems that are rigorously audited throughout the year by NQA Ltd - a leading UKAS accredited certification body.

Our constant quest for accessibility, reliability and continual improvement is embedded in all aspects of our business practices, and this is acknowledged and rewarded with the retention of UKAS approved ISO Certifications that cover:

The enforcement of writs of possession

A guide to the removal of activists, trespassers and travellers under a High Court writ of possession


The enforcement of writs of control

A guide to the recovery of debt under a High Court writ of control