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ISO 45001: Postponed From March 2021 to September 2021


The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt across all sectors, industries, companies and organisations. Given the knock on effect this has had on audits, the transition period has been extended by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), pushing back the deadline for all recently revised ISO management system standards by another 6 months. This includes an extension [...]

ISO 45001: Postponed From March 2021 to September 20212021-01-07T09:46:49+00:00

A Guide To ISO And How It Can Help Your Business During The Pandemic


Part of owning or managing any business is planning ahead so that in the event that something unprecedented happens or a difficult situation arises, there is a structure in place to help manage it effectively. So far 2020 has proven undoubtedly that even the best-prepared businesses sometimes cannot predict what is going to happen and also just how [...]

A Guide To ISO And How It Can Help Your Business During The Pandemic2020-12-02T13:01:20+00:00

ISO 45001 – Protecting Your Staff, Customers and Business


With everything that the COVID-19 pandemic has bought about, it is more important than ever to implement effective health and safety management protocols, processes and systems that will work to keep you and your team safe. ISO 45001 certification helps businesses to take care of their employees by implementing a robust, efficient Quality Management System that can deliver [...]

ISO 45001 – Protecting Your Staff, Customers and Business2020-11-24T14:35:25+00:00

The Future of Internal Audits


It has been an extremely challenging year for every business which has quickly brought to attention the need for companies to be adaptable, responsive and as tech enabled as possible in order to not only survive but to thrive in the post-pandemic world. Internal audits have evolved in various ways over the years but with the recent challenges [...]

The Future of Internal Audits2020-11-18T10:02:49+00:00

Business Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification


ISO 9001 is the most recognised standard issued by ISO and is one of the most used management tools across the world. Designed to help organisations put in place the correct framework needed to develop a strong foundation, ISO 9001 works to improve overall quality throughout the business, leading to increased efficiency and improved customer satisfaction. ISO 9001 [...]

Business Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification2020-10-02T14:03:46+00:00

External Audits Vs Internal Audits


Whilst the functions of both internal and external audits complement each other and can often work together, there is a difference between their objectives and areas of focus that do not conflict but rather both contribute to compliance and effective governance. What is an Internal Audit? Designed to identify and assess key risks to the business, internal audits [...]

External Audits Vs Internal Audits2020-06-08T12:17:34+00:00

What is ISO 45001 And How Will It Be Used?


ISO 45001 is the new international standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS). It was published in 2018 and is designed to replace OHSAS 18001. All organisations using OHSAS 18001 have a set timeframe during which they need to migrate their occupational health and safety management system to ISO 45001 and this period expires in September [...]

What is ISO 45001 And How Will It Be Used?2020-05-27T10:40:26+00:00

The Ultimate Guide to ISO 9001


What is the current state of your Quality Management System (QMS)? Is it as efficient as it could be? Does it focus on the customer? Does it help you to consistently achieve your quality objectives? ISO 9001 is a set of standards that helps businesses of all sizes and across various industries to achieve QMS greatness. This doesn’t [...]

The Ultimate Guide to ISO 90012020-03-26T13:32:30+00:00

Changes to the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme


The SIA (Security Industry Authority) has announced changes to the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) which will take effect from 1st April 2019 following extensive consultation and reviews with approved contractor companies and the wider private security industry. These main changes include the following; More emphasis on service delivery and less on processes The Self-Assessment Workbook has been streamlined [...]

Changes to the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme2019-03-18T21:14:49+00:00

We welcome Dr Tony Ashton to the team


In a forever expanding ISO market we welcome a new addition to the team for 2019; Dr Tony Ashton Tony's experience comes from working as a Manager with an operational and technical background, both as an operator and a service provider in the Oil Industry. He has been responsible for implementing the site ‘Safety Management System’, leading incident [...]

We welcome Dr Tony Ashton to the team2019-02-06T12:37:34+00:00