Risk based thinking – What is it?

2020-11-24T19:39:03+00:00

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

2020-09-10T16:44:00+01:00

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

2020-06-30T11:45:27+01:00

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

2020-06-30T11:22:12+01:00

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?

2020-06-30T11:22:59+01:00

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

2020-04-29T15:14:06+01:00

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?

2020-04-17T11:46:20+01:00

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

Where to get ISO 9001 Certification

2020-04-16T09:23:40+01:00

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 [...]

Where to get ISO 9001 Certification2020-04-16T09:23:40+01:00

How to save on your ISO certification

2020-04-02T15:51:22+01:00

As many of us currently have more spare time than usual on our hands, why don't you use just five minutes of it to see how much you can save on your ISO certification (ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001)? There are many reasons to transfer your certification, but right now most businesses could [...]

How to save on your ISO certification2020-04-02T15:51:22+01:00

Covid-19 impact on Certification: Considerations

2020-03-21T11:16:32+00:00

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) is causing tremendous impacts on a global scale and many organisations and individuals are questioning whether their certification is at risk should they not receive their assessments as planned. The health and well-being of our clients, employees and contractors is our main focus and we need to be mindful of organisations needing [...]

Covid-19 impact on Certification: Considerations2020-03-21T11:16:32+00:00
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