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…]
The B2B market is a competitive sector, where your star rises or falls depending on your last job. From servicing longer-term contracts to delivering one-off services, you need to be confident that no matter who the client is or what the task, where or when the job takes place, that it is delivered to the same high standard as last time. [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…]
Within days, 2017 is but a distant memory. As a business owner, you are now looking forward to the challenges and opportunities that the new year will throw your way. Some opportunities you will come across by accident, others by design. The same, to some extent, can be said about challenges.
But what is your strategy when it comes to ISO accreditations? Do you have one? Why set yourself the challenge of taking on ISO? [Read more…]
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) document runs to several hundred pages. A large document to read and analyse, as a business you need a consultancy that can decipher what is required for your business to be compliant – and in time for the end of May 2018.
The good news that the GDPR document mentions not just once, but several times is ISO 27001. There is no denying that this standard provides an excellent starting point for achieving both the technical and operational requirements to prevent a data breach under GDPR, an instance of which could cost you dearly. [Read more…]
As Christmas day dawns, we hope it is bright and cheerful, no matter how you choose to celebrate the festive season or where you choose to celebrate it. [Read more…]