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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A team from Certification International has raised nearly £1,000 for cancer research by taking part in the Race for Life. Taking part in the 5km event, to raise money for Cancer Research UK, at Lydiard Park on ...
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 ...
Douglas Stafford achieves international quality management standard. Douglas Stafford, a company whose services include mystery shopping, has attained ISO 9001:2008 in recognition of its quality management systems (QMS). The internationally recognised standard was achieved through Certification ...
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 ...