ISO 9001 sets out the criteria for a quality management system.

If you are looking to improve efficiency and reduce costs in your business, being certified to ISO 9001 will help you achieve this. There are many business benefits to ISO 9001. Firstly, it promotes good business practices and should be part of an organisations strategic plan. Also, an increasing number of customers require it as a prerequisite in tender documents, so it will help you win new business while you are making real business improvements in the day-to-day running of your business. It’s requirements are applicable to both small and large business and across any industry.

  • Organise and manage your processes, documents and records

  • Define responsibilities of management

  • Manage resources effectively

  • Review services and/or products

  • Make improvements to the management system

ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised environmental management system standard

The first step any business, large or small, can take in improving its environmental performance is to achieve ISO 14001 certification. It is essential for businesses to be conscious of its environmental impact and to manage risk accordingly. There are many business benefits to ISO 14001. ISO 14001 provides you with an Environmental Management System (EMS) that demonstrates to your customers that your green credentials meet international standards, and you have peace of mind that your business is environmentally responsible.

There are four main requirements to meet ISO 14001:

  • Comply with national and international environmental law and legislation
  • Prevent pollution or negative environmental impact
  • Develop and implement effective environmental controls in line with global standards
  • Develop environmental solutions for your business

ISO 45001 is the new international standard for occupational health and safety management

The aim of ISO 45001 is to promote and protect the physical and mental health of workers, a responsibility held by any organisation regardless of its size or sector.

There are many benefits of ISO 45001:

  • Replaces OHSAS 18001 from March 2021

  • A more robust occupational health and safety management system

  • Integrates with other recently revised management systems standards

  • A focus on the involvement of leadership

  • Employees will take a more active role in OH&S

ISO 45001 supercedes OHSAS 18001

ISO 45001: 2018 was published on 12th March 2018 and replaces OHSAS 18001. All organisations currently certified to OHSAS 18001 have until March 2021 to migrate to the new standard.








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