A New Era for Universal AV

Universal AV, one of the leading integrators and live event providers of audio visual solutions to the corporate, education and public sectors is proud to announce that Nick Fitzpatrick (Managing Director of Universal AV), Jon Eden (Director Universal Live), Andy Robinson (Finance Director) and Kirsty Waine (Managing Director Universal Live), have led a management buy-out of the business.

Nick Fitzpatrick (top left), Jon Eden (top right), Andy Robinson (bottom left) and Kirsty Waine (bottom right)

Universal AV Services, has recently renewed its Investors In People Accreditation.

Investors in People, is the leading people management standard, which specialises in transforming businesses through people.

When the company turned 25 earlier this year, Managing Director Carl Harris, stood and thanked everyone, stating that Universal AV is the company that it is today because of its people. The company ethos and dedications to its people and training has enabled Universal to provide the quality of service it has to its customers, as well as retain loyal staff.

Nick Fitzpatrick, Director at Universal AV Services commented; "Renewing this accrediation is icing on the cake and shows that Universal AV Services truely supports and invests in its staff."

Universal AV Receive Vital Tick and Crown ISO9001 Accrediatation

Universal AV Services is committed to the quality services and audio visual solutions it provides to its customers throughout the education, public and private sectors and has recently undertaken an ISO9001 audit, in which Universal AV were recommended for certification.

Fully committed to the ISO9001 process, the company set up a strategic team, wanting to ensure that the processes in place were scalable and reliable and could withstand the busiest of periods in the AV industry.

Using Alcumus, ISOQUAR, a UKAS accredited body to achieve the certification, the company sailed through the audits.

Carl Harris, Managing Director of Universal AV Services commented, "It was important for us to achieve the accreditation through a UKAS registered body. The Tick and Crown are seen as being the standard everyone aims for, so to do so at the first time of application is an immense achievement and one which we are extremely proud of. We have reinforced systems that were already in practice, we know we provide a high quality service and experience to our customers and this is the Royal Seal of approval."


Universal AV is delighted to announce that they have been been awarded The Outstanding Supplier of the Year Award for 2015 from Newcastle University.

Universal AV celebrating 25 years this year received the news of the award in the same week as being short listed for 2 Industry AV Awards.

Universal AV is delighted to announce that they have been Shortlisted for 2 AV Industry Awards, and recognised by Newcastle University as Outstanding Supplier of the Year Award 2015.