- The first organisation in northern England to gain the national Social Enterprise Mark (from 2009)
- Holds the Investors in People Standard (from 2010),
- An accredited Living Wage Employer (accreditation from 2013) ,
- Holds the Healthy Workplace Award from Simplyhealth (2013).
With its own social accounts, Unlimited Potential is rated on the SE100 Index in the national leader table for impact measurement. The Society won Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce's Innovation Award 2011 and the Innovation Award in the Salford Business Awards 2012 and again in 2015, and was shortlisted in the Best Employer category in the Salford Business Awards 2013. It was a runner-up in the Yunus Social Business Awards 2013, and the national Social Enterprise Awards 2011, 2013 and 2014, and highly commended in the north-west Excellence in Social Enterprise Awards 2013.