ISO 9001

Compliance Corner – ISO 9001:2015 Clause 8.3


ISO 9001:2015 Clause 8.3, which covers the "Design and development of products and services," is often perceived as the most challenging auditable clause in the standard. However, it doesn't have to be intimidating. This guide aims to demystify Clause 8.3, explaining its requirements and how to effectively audit it. Understanding Design and Development in [...]

Compliance Corner – ISO 9001:2015 Clause 8.32024-06-18T13:05:49+01:00

Compliance Corner-Addressing Non-conformance


Compliance Corner: Answering Non-Conformances Receiving non-conformances during your ISO assessments is common and not necessarily negative. Instead, view them as opportunities to improve your system. Non-conformances do not mean losing your certificate or that your system is poor; they simply indicate areas needing attention. Your Auva Lead Auditor will provide an audit findings report [...]

Compliance Corner-Addressing Non-conformance2024-06-11T22:11:21+01:00

Maximising efficiency and maintaining ISO 9001 certification with the 5S methodology


The 5S principle, also known as the 5S methodology, is a powerful tool for businesses seeking to improve their efficiency and productivity while maintaining ISO 9001 certification. The 5S acronym stands for Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. This system was first developed in Japan and is now widely used in manufacturing [...]

Maximising efficiency and maintaining ISO 9001 certification with the 5S methodology2024-06-13T21:56:39+01:00

CQI & IRCA ISO9001:2015 Lead Auditor


Auditing a Quality Management System is a crucial element for distinguishing and enhancing improvement possibilities. This ISO 9001 Lead Auditor training course determines, thoroughly, the strategies and benchmarks of ISO 9001 addressing the latest procedures for internal and external auditing. It supports delegates with the competence and necessary skills involved to the approach of auditing [...]

CQI & IRCA ISO9001:2015 Lead Auditor2024-04-02T16:58:50+01:00

CQI and IRCA ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Course


Internal auditing is a key to effectively maintaining a Management System and compliance with specified requirements. This 2 day ISO 9001 internal auditing course is designed for delegates to optimise auditing skills and enhance audit capabilities. It is also designed to build confidence in planning and performing an effective audit, as well as reporting and [...]

CQI and IRCA ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Course2024-04-02T16:59:14+01:00

CQI & IRCA ISO9001:2015 Lead Auditor


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CQI & IRCA ISO9001:2015 Lead Auditor2022-03-11T11:27:36+00:00

Audit Time Calculation for ISO 9001


It is often asked how a Certification Body comes up with the ISO 9001 audit time calculation. The time is established by the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) who oversee the ISO standard and help to regulate the accreditation providers such as UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). The guidelines are contained within IAF MD5 and [...]

Audit Time Calculation for ISO 90012021-02-11T11:14:03+00:00

Who Can Get ISO 9001 Certification?


The short answer is anybody. ISO 9001 is not restricted to any type of organisation and company structure and any size. Size Really Doesn't Matter There is a myth that only larger organisations who can afford to have a dedicated person looking after the system can get ISO 9001, that is further from the truth.  [...]

Who Can Get ISO 9001 Certification?2020-06-30T11:22:24+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

Why Startups Fail


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 [...]

Why Startups Fail2020-05-21T17:18:01+01:00
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