ISOs are updated from time to time and to give companies and organisations chance to ‘upgrade’, there is a span of time between the current standard and the new one. In 2018, there is a deadline for two ISO ‘upgrades’ – the environmental management ISO 14001:2015 and the quality management system standard, ISO 9001: 2015. [Read more…]
International Standard Organisation (ISO) accreditation is there to help businesses show their customers, trade partners, stakeholders and competitors that they are a powerful force in a crowded marketplace.
They show that your business meets key requirements, complying with guidelines and ideals that ensure no matter who buys from you, and when, they get a quality service and product. [Read more…]
Resolutions are a chance to commit to doing something better, whether that is a personal or business commitment. But with the majority of resolutions doomed to failure in the first week of the New Year, how can you commit and promise to make a change that doesn’t fall flat by the end of January? [Read more…]
The marketplace and the economy are still in a state of flux. Just when we think we are leaving the shackles of austerity behind, something else comes along. For any business, the last few years have been tough trading conditions, but this shouldn’t stop you driving your business forward.
Improvements make your business more streamlined and efficient, as well as an attractive trade partner. But what changes will 2018 hold for your business? [Read more…]
But as the world changes, does the accreditation grow with it? For example, we live in a digital age, a different business world to that which companies and organisations inhabited a decade ago. Threats have changed. There is now real concern daily about online security breaches. [Read more…]
It is understandable, therefore, that when something is wrong, or a process picked as being ‘non-conforming’, that we feel disappointed. But let’s flip these failures on their heads and consider how they have a positive impact not just on your business, but the ISO processes too. [Read more…]