Tag: John Pymer

07

Jan2013
The SOCOTEC Group, which is a major global player in risk management and performance improvement, has announced the acquisition on 19 December 2012 of Certification International Ltd, a leading British management systems certification company. This acquisition enhances the SOCOTEC Group’s worldwide offering of management system certification services.... Read More

05

Jan2013
Already a leader in the field of assessment and certification services to internationally recognised standards, over the last year Certification International has seen considerable growth in Asia. Japan has always been one of our largest global markets, but demand for certification to standards such as ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004,has ... Read More

05

Dec2012
Introduced in June 2011, the purpose of ISO 50001:2011 (an Energy Management System - EnMS) is to help companies establish the systems and processes necessary to improve their overall energy performance. While there is some overlap with ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management Systems - EMS), ISO 50001:2011 focuses specifically on energy ... Read More

05

Nov2012
While some see certification as another form of auditing, and all it implies, for others it means attaining a certificate that formally acknowledges that their business undertakes its work in a quality oriented way. And for the majority it means recognition and credibility in the marketplace. Whatever people define certification as, ... Read More

20

Oct2012
ISO/IEC 27001:2005 (which is better known as ISO 27001) stemmed from the British Standard BS7799-2 and is the best practice specification that helps businesses across the world to develop a best-in-class Information Security Management System (ISMS). The standard was originally published jointly by the International Security Office (ISO) and the ... Read More

16

Oct2012
CHI Fire Solutions has become one of the first independent fire companies in the UK to achieve certification to ISO 14001:2004 for its environmental management system. The Northampton-based fire protection specialist also achieved certification to ISO 9001:2008 for its quality management systems. Both standards were awarded by UKAS accredited certification body ... Read More

08

Oct2012
It has been interesting to note that since the beginning of 2012 Certification International has witnessed increased demand for ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certification, particularly in the civil engineering and recycling sectors. We’ve issued certificates to companies such as MJ Church, Powerday Plc, Britannia Crest Waste Recycling ... Read More

03

Oct2012
Recycling and waste solutions provider Powerday has successful attained certification for three important business standards: ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007. The standards were awarded by Certification International, and recognise the London-based company’s commitment to ensuring quality, environmental and occupational health and safety management systems are in operation. Jim ... Read More

21

Sep2012
My last blog gave a brief overview of the recent UNIDO/ISO/IAF study of ISO 9001 across a number of Asian economies. In this blog I want to continue that theme but look at the main findings from the study and what we can learn from them. The objectives of the study ... Read More

10

Sep2012
A recent survey covering quality management system development, certification, accreditation and economic benefits has made some key findings which once again demonstrate the importance of well structured quality management systems. ISO 9000 deals with the fundamentals of quality management systems including the eight management principles on ... Read More