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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

Are you ready for the new UKCA Mark?


The United Kingdom Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking is a new product marking that will soon be mandatory for products sold on the market in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland).   Since leaving the EU in March this year, the UK has  been in a transition period which [...]

Are you ready for the new UKCA Mark?2020-11-23T16:52:37+00:00

Auva JV with Paula Brady boosts Northern Ireland operations


Auva Certification is very excited to announce  a joint venture with Paula Brady in Northern  Ireland and the Republic. Paula is well known  to the Auva team and clients alike. Over the  last 15 years, Paula has regularly worked with  members of Auva’s management team when  they worked at other certification bodies, so we  [...]

Auva JV with Paula Brady boosts Northern Ireland operations2020-11-23T15:05:34+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

BSF Solid Surfaces Transfer Certification to Auva


BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd, a leading supplier and installer of Corian and Solid Surface, has successfully transferred their ISO 9001 certification to Auva Certification.  Nicola Barden, MD of BSF Solid Surfaces, said;  “As a small family business, being ISO certified has been invaluable to us. We first gained certification in 2005 and have seen [...]

BSF Solid Surfaces Transfer Certification to Auva2020-07-31T16:37:15+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

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
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