Our Partners

SGM is proud to be affiliated with a number of environmental and industry bodies as well several local authorities and businesses that have recognised the benefits of SGM’s partnering approach to groundcare fleet management.

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Golf Management Group

Golf Management Group is a membership organisation dedicated to reducing golf club's operating costs. Group members receive the very best prices and service by being part of an Alliance with 100s of other Golf Clubs and suppliers.

As a Golf Management Group supplier SGM is able to offer Group members huge discounts and savings on golf buggy hire, machinery supply and seasonal turf maintenance equipment hire, servicing and repairs, and spare parts and consumables. Golf Management Group customers can also take advantage of a full fleet audit from SGM free of charge.

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Green Business Network

SGM is a Green Business Network Accredited Member having been awarded Three Green Ticks from the Green Business Partnership.

Three Green Ticks is the highest award available with the Green Supplier Accreditation; it demonstrates that the company has an environmental policy, is committed to complying with applicable legislation, reviews its suppliers, regularly reviews its environmental action plan, engages staff on environmental issues and also has an environmental management system in place.

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British & International Golf Greenkeepers’ Association (BIGGA)

BIGGA is the UK’s leading professional association actively working to enhance the professional reputation and well being of Golf Greenkeepers, Course Managers and other sports turf professionals.

As a BIGGA patron, SGM is particularly active in supporting our local Central and East region sections.

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Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG)

The IOG is a membership organisation representing the whole of the groundscare industry and all those involved in it. The IOG runs one of the leading industry exhibitions – IOG SALTEX which takes place at Windsor in September each year.

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Hire Association Europe (HAE)

HAE is the leading trade association for hire and rental companies in the UK, Ireland and Europe. Its membership encompasses companies from the tool, equipment and plant hire sectors.

Through its membership with HAE, SGM receives support in improving industry standards and increasing awareness of the benefits of hire.

Association for Public Service Excellence

Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE)

APSE is a not for profit local government body working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority front line services.

As an Affiliated Member of APSE, SGM promotes performance improvement and best value in the public sector’s delivery of groundcare services.


Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses is a non-profit making organisation. It is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. 

The organisation was formed in 1974 and now has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches. 


BiP Select Accredit

BiP Select Accredit

BiP Solutions Ltd is a leading exponent of public procurement solutions for the past 26 years. SGM has been fully assessed by BiP Solutions and is now recognised as a Select Accredited supplier to the public sector.

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Fife Chamber of Commerce

SGM is a member of Fife Chamber of Commerce. With its headquarters and main showroom in Inverkeithing, SGM is pleased to receive support and representation from the main organisation acting as a voice for Fife’s businesses.

Fleet Management Partnerships

In addition to its environmental and industry affiliations, SGM has developed partnerships with a number of its customers as a means of delivering performance improvement and best value. SGM’s customer partners include Gleneagles Hotel, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council and Solutions SK.

View our Partnerships section for more details on the partnering support SGM can bring to your organisation.