Automate a Protected Reputation

For businesses who:

Thrive on staying ahead of the curve

Are dedicated to continuous improvement

Want to drive growth through new verticals

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We believe that good, profitable business begins with awareness. Commitment to the best practice principles of Governance, Risk, Compliance and Quality management is paramount.

  • Salesforce & Marketo changed customer relationship management.
  • Quickbooks and Xero changed accounting expectations.

Certified By is transforming compliance and quality management

  • Especially for SMEs

The Problem

The regulatory environment has never been more complicated.

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulations only complicates matters further.

Cyber security and data protection risks are real and present, evidenced by Yahoo, Sony, Equifax and Uber to name a few.

Good governance, risk, compliance and quality management is expensive, confusing and too often on afterthought, particularly for SMEs.

It’s harder than ever before to compete in this modern global economy, especially for SMEs.

In line with and a pathway to leading international standards:

Logos and standards are the trademarks and intellectual property of their respective organizations GRCQ is an independent standard and is not associated with these programs. Yet.

“Your reputation is like your virginity, you only get to lose it once.”

- Michael Carter, Partner ZJL Accounting

Protect it with Certified By.


Adam Wood

“Committed to working with the world’s leading organisations and associations to help simplify compliance, improve transparency, reduce costs and drive business growth.”

- Adam Wood | Founder

Then 8 stages of GRCQ specifies requirements for an all new and automated governance, risk, compliance and quality standard for businesses who:

  • Are dedicated to continuous improvement.
  • Need a centralised, automated and cloud based solution to fast moving and evolving compliance requirements.
  • Want to visually demonstrate their commitment to compliance & service standards, statutory & regulatory requirements.
  • Are interested in relevant training and education support for staff and stakeholders.
  • Thrive on staying ahead of the curve to improve performance and profitability.

The eight (8) stages of GRCQ

1Code of Ethics
2Statutory and Regulatory
3Risk Management
4Credit Management
5Cyber Security
6Data Protection
7Quality Management
8Social Responsibility

It starts with a commitment to compliance

It's proven with internal controls and documented management of GRCQ

Get Started

  • Gold
  • GRCQ Certification
  • Governance
  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Quality
  • Insurance
  • Independent Certification
  • Silver
  • GRCQ Certification
  • Governance
  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Quality
  • Insurance
  • -
  • Bronze
  • GRCQ Certification
  • Governance
  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Quality
  • -
  • -

All certifications US $399/year