The BQF is an independent, not-for-profit, corporate membership organisation

About the BQF

We are the community for every business seeking excellent
insights, tools and experiences to improve itself.

British Quality FoundationFounded in 1993 by Government and leading UK businesses, the British Quality Foundation (BQF) is Europe's largest corporate membership organisation dedicated to performance improvement

Our Patron is HRH The Princess Royal and the President is David Callaghan, Senior Vice President Alliances and Channels, Oracle Corporation Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Introduction to the BQF

One-stop-shop for excellence

We are independent and not-for-profit, and committed to helping all organisations learn from best practice, improve their performance and achieve sustainable excellence. To deliver this we offer an unrivalled variety of performance improvement products and services, making us a one-stop-shop for excellence. These include:

EFQM Excellence ModelEFQM Excellence Model

The EFQM Excellence Model is at the core of what we do and is currently being used by thousands of organisations in the UK and Europe to assess activities and results, identify strengths and areas for improvement, and to take measures to bring about change and enhanced performance.

As EFQM's UK Primary Partner, we are the only organisation able to provide their full range of products and services in the UK.

BQF membership

BQF membership gives access to exclusive benefits, as well as preferred rates on our products and services. We have a range of packages enabling your organisation to select the most suitable one for its needs.

For more information download our information leaflet 

Key documents

Important information about the BQF and useful resources to support your membership:


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