Why you should give the green light to environmental management (EMS)


Every company should consider ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) certification, regardless of its size or sector, because of the wide-reaching benefits. Having a more sustainable business culture, managing environmental impact, and ensuring environmental regulatory compliance is not only good for the environment, but it can also be very good for business. ISO 14001 [...]

Why you should give the green light to environmental management (EMS)2022-07-14T07:18:41+01:00

Improve your environmental performance with ISO 14001 EMS


1-30 JUNE 2022 OFFER: Free Stage 1 audits to ISO 14001 EMS. More and more businesses are realising their environmental obligation to improve their environmental credentials, implement sustainable business processes and lower their carbon footprint. Environmental credibility when choosing suppliers and awarding contracts, is becoming a very important factor in national and international competitiveness. [...]

Improve your environmental performance with ISO 14001 EMS2022-06-17T11:37:03+01:00

Determining the number of days for your ISO 14001 certification audit


The ISO 14001 environmental standard is one of the most popular. There are more than 300,000 certifications to ISO 14001 in 171 countries around the world.  The ISO 14001 audit time calculation is a little more complicated than calculating ISO 9001; many more variables are considered. Like ISO 9001, the time is established by the [...]

Determining the number of days for your ISO 14001 certification audit2021-10-27T14:55:18+01:00

Risk based thinking – What is it?


Risk based thinking seeks to ensure that preventive actions are embedded within your operations and management system. It is a systematic and proactive approach to determining, assessing and addressing risk. It should not be a separate component of your management system, rather applied at every stage and by everyone. It enables your organisation to [...]

Risk based thinking – What is it?2020-11-24T19:39:03+00:00

Environmental Legislation Updates-August 2020


Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (1990 c.8) as amended Business and Planning Act 2020 (c.16)  Part 3 of this Act amends the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (‘the 19901 Act’) to reduce planning restrictions on construction site working hours to temporarily allow extended working hours. This is in order to allow developments [...]

Environmental Legislation Updates-August 20202020-09-10T16:44:00+01:00

Environmental Legislation Updates-June 2020


Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 concerning the making available on the market and use of biocidal products, as amended The sale and use of the biocidal product family* 'INSECTICIDES FOR HOME USE' is authorised in the EU from the 16th June 2020 until 31st May 2030.  They are authorised for use use to kill or [...]

Environmental Legislation Updates-June 20202020-06-30T11:45:27+01:00

How to Choose an ISO Consultant


Many organisations will choose an iso consultant to help implement and maintain an ISO Management System such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001.  They will do this for a number of reasons but mostly because it's quicker and cheaper in the long run than trying to educate yourself internally. Choosing an iso consultant can [...]

How to Choose an ISO Consultant2020-06-30T11:22:12+01:00

How Important are Suppliers to the Success of your Business?


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 [...]

How Important are Suppliers to the Success of your Business?2020-06-30T11:22:59+01:00

Working from Home


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 [...]

Working from Home2020-04-29T15:14:06+01:00

Is ISO Certification Worth It?


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 [...]

Is ISO Certification Worth It?2020-04-17T11:46:20+01:00
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