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The matrix Standard is owned by the Department for Education (DfE) and ensures the delivery of high-quality information, advice and guidance (IAG) services that enable people to reach their full potential. The Standard is delivered by the Growth Company and is applicable in all IAG settings including, education, skills, employability, careers, health advice, money advice, and more as you will discover in our case studies. Please explore the site and do not hesitate to contact us for further support and guidance.

We offer a rigorous and comprehensive quality assurance framework to support your organisations IAG services.

Working with the matrix Standard enables you to further improve your IAG services so you can unleash the full potential of those recipients' you serve making a wider impact within the community. #MakeIAGBetter

Achieving the matrix Standard demonstrates your commitment to excellence and quality which attracts more customers and may be required for some contracts and tenders.

Learn more about matrix Standard

The leading Standard for information, advice and guidance (IAG). The Standard may be applicable to your whole organisation or those services that deliver that deliver IAG

What our clients say

"The matrix Standard team are exceptionally organised and professional, and also combine this with a very kind, considerate, and human touch. Your expertise is highly valued and you also identify practical and insightful ways for us to improve ourselves."

ACE Workplace Learning

What our clients say

"We are delighted! I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Growth Company and its representatives for the help and guidance through this process. We believe this will have a profound effect on our partners and candidates who we work with. "


What our clients say

"The team at Tempdent Training are delighted to receive our matrix Standard Accreditation. I would like to personally thank Kevin, our assessor, for a great learning experience for the Tempdent team, we value the feedback and will start to work on these and further improve the learner experience 2024."

Tempdent Training

Announcing the matrix Standard

Culture of Wellbeing

Explore how our information, advice and guidance (IAG) approach fosters a culture of wellbeing, promoting mental, emotional, and social support for individuals to thrive

Equity, Diversity& Inclusion

Discover how our IAG practices prioritise equity, celebrate diversity, and foster inclusivity, creating a supportive environment that embraces all

Data Security
& Privacy

Rest assured with our IAG services, as we prioritise data security and privacy, ensuring confidentiality and safeguarding personal information with utmost care

Meet some of our support team

Our dedicated support team, here to assist you with prompt,
reliable, and personalised service

Roger Chapman

Head of Service

Jennifer Riley

Business Development Manager

Mark Blythe

Client Engagement Manager

Nicola Read

Client Engagement Executive

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