There are many challenges when applying ISO 27001 to remote working. But it is something that every company must consider, especially as flexible home working is an increasingly common option. For some companies, workers are rarely in the office- they could be on site for long periods of time in the UK or, as in many cases, abroad too.
Health and safety measures and procedures are put in place to prevent accidents and incidents but no matter how hard we try, accidents will happen. And when they do, it is important to learn from the incident. What things should we be looking for post-incident?
It’s that time of year where at most, if not all, of your staff have their summer holidays booked. Even though as a business, you try hard to ride the summer holiday period without it affecting output and productivity, it can be hard to do so, especially when other things impact on it. As a result, many aspects of your organisation are affected, not least of all health and safety.
ISOs bring huge benefits from more customers to an expanding marketplace but does that mean any ISO will bring these advantages to your business? Should you opt for any ISO or begin with one specific to your business? Just how do you decide?
There are numerous ISO certifications open to your business, but essentially, you want to focus on the certificate that means as much to your customers as it does to improve the processes within your business.
As the economy ebbs and flows, so too do the fortunes of any business and organisation. In a crowded marketplace where your competitors are attempting to undercut everything you do and snatch away your customers, competing can be hard to do, especially when you feel other, bigger companies always have the upper hand. Customers don’t just buy on price point, however. They also want quality, and that’s why ISOs can give you a competitive edge over your business rivals.
Every business with more than five employees is duty bound to invest in health and safety. It brings many responsibilities and yet, in spite of its importance, large companies can lose track of it. But why?