Some organisations are struggling with new concepts to the standard such as Context of the Organisation and do not see how it fits into their management system, they are often leaving it until last but really it should be one of the first things they do when structuring their new system along with Scope, Interested [...]
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Suppliers are an asset to the success of any business but are often thought of as an outsider, someone not to focus on and are there to service you. I am not talking about electricity or utility suppliers, or the suppliers who send you office supplies, I am talking about those that have an [...]
With over 600,000 new businesses opening up within the UK every year and many of those failing, we have implemented a brand new scheme just for startup businesses. We hope that by giving them a little help we can prevent some of them closing the doors and shattering someones dream. You can check out [...]
Benefits of ISO 9001 for Startups There are many benefits of implementing ISO 9001 for startup businesses. In our experience with startups and small companies, it has supported them through the growth of the business for years to come. Over the years, we have been in to certify organisations who have only just started. One [...]
While we find ourselves in uncertain times, we want to ensure that you are kept up to date with the immediate decisions and future preparations Auva Certification is taking in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our staff, consultants, clients, and suppliers from across the world is of the upmost importance [...]
Over the last few weeks, the industry of third-party assessing has adopted a process of working from home. I have been safely working from home, conducting remote audits, for four weeks now. Here are some of my experiences so far and hopefully some tips for a better workflow! 1. Make use of web meeting applications [...]
Is ISO Certification worth it? might be one of those million dollar questions but in reality it's more of a "work in, work out" answer. ISO Certification is either a pass or fail situation, there is no gold, silver or bronze ranking but there should be. With ISO Certification there is an acceptable bar that [...]
There are many different places where you can get ISO 9001 Certification and you need to choose carefully as all are not the same. There are two key avenues to first choose from; Accreditation or Non-Accredited. Accredited ISO Certification is when you use a Certification Body who are accredited to deliver the service by an [...]
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak the IAF have extended the migration deadline for ISO 45001 for another six months to 11th September 2021. OHSAS 18001 Certification has been extended to allow sufficient time to complete any migration changes and receive a migration assessment. If you are already certified to OHSAS 18001 and are ready for [...]
An interesting question is often asked; Who is ISO 9001 Certified? The answer is not so simple. When an organisation is ISO 9001 Certified they are assessed to the international standard and given a certificate by a Certification Body, such as Auva, who are Accredited by an IAF Signatory, such as UKAS. The certification is [...]