Category: Blog

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

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

26

Jun2012
Rise in number of companies achieving ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, says Certification International. More companies from the civil engineering and recycling sectors are achieving certification to internationally recognised quality, environmental and health and safety standards, according to Certification International. Since the beginning of the ... Read More

18

Jun2012
Managing quality is something that is crucial for corporate success in an increasingly competitive marketplace. ISO 9001 is increasingly recognised as one of the most important international standards as it provides a framework for companies to develop and implement their own quality-management systems. It provides ... Read More

21

May2012
Business continuity and disaster recovery planning is a key governance responsibility of all organisations. Sadly there are still many organisations that have not yet addressed the basics. It is the board of directors who are accountable for ensuring that an organisation has developed and tested its ... Read More

03

May2012
Being ‘green’ and environmentally friendly is now expected of all companies as we have become more aware of the need for sustainable resources and the effects of pollution. Sadly though, many companies are still not doing enough and continue to make costly mistakes - costly in terms of both potential ... Read More

26

Mar2012
Today care for the global environment has never been so important. It is not just about ‘being green’ and socially responsible but much more. It is about the long term sustainability of the planet we live on and it is good to see that after ... Read More