External awards provide an independent assessment of the Council's performance and recognition of the quality of its services. Awards include:
Charter Mark has assessed how well organisations put their customers first and aim to constantly improve and give value for money. All our services have been assessed as meeting the standard and Charter Mark was awarded corporately for the whole Council in 2008 and re-accredited in 2009.
The Investors in People award (external link) assesses how effectively an organisation develops its workforce to improve its performance. Wealden District Council first achieved the award in 1991. All bodies receiving the award are regularly reassessed and the Council was successfully re-accredited for the sixth time in 2009.
The Council's local land charges service came second in the National Land and Information Service Awards 2010.