The Importance of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for Lead Auditors


Keeping up with Continuous Professional Development (CPD) isn't just a professional box to tick—Lead Auditors must stay sharp and relevant. Here's why CPD is so essential for those in the auditing field: Staying Updated with Regulatory Changes Industries like finance, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, and IT always evolve with new regulations and standards. Lead Auditors [...]

The Importance of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for Lead Auditors2024-06-13T21:26:39+01:00

Unveiling the Mysteries of AS9120 Certification: All You Need to Know


Introduction Strict quality standards are paramount in the aerospace, defence, and aviation industries. One essential certification is AS9120, which ensures the highest level of quality management for distributors of aerospace and defence components. Suppose you're new to AS9120 certification or looking to enhance your knowledge. In that case, this blog post will provide a [...]

Unveiling the Mysteries of AS9120 Certification: All You Need to Know2024-06-18T13:05:59+01:00

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

Counterfeit Materials


As reported by The New York Times and Yahoo Finance earlier this week, the FAA is currently investigating suspected counterfeit materials in various aircraft, involving multiple manufacturers. AS9100 mandates that organisations test raw materials. Organisations often challenge this requirement, arguing that they receive materials from reputable stockists, distributors, or directly from mills and that [...]

Counterfeit Materials2024-06-18T13:05:15+01:00

Compliance Corner-Waste Regulations


Compliance Corner: Waste Regulations Welcome to Compliance Corner! Here, our aim is to provide you with invaluable insights into the common issues encountered by our auditors during management system assessments. We'll furnish you with practical guidance to help your organization address these issues proactively and maintain compliance. Join us as we share tips, best [...]

Compliance Corner-Waste Regulations2024-06-18T13:06:21+01:00

ISO 45001:2023 – what it is(n’t)


There is no need to rush out and purchase a copy of ISO 45001:2023, as whilst it does exist, there are NO changes to the content, clauses or requirements of the standard compared with ISO 45001:2018. So, it begs the question, why does it even exist at all? The reason is relatively simple and [...]

ISO 45001:2023 – what it is(n’t)2024-06-13T21:37:21+01:00

Climate Neutral Certified reassessment success


We have successfully completed our Climate Neutral recertification process. We are very proud to still be the only Certification Body to achieve this, which makes it even more special! On a number of occasions, we have been asked: What is the difference between climate neutral and carbon neutral? Climate neutral is the same concept as carbon neutral; however, it [...]

Climate Neutral Certified reassessment success2024-06-11T22:04:59+01:00

Staying ahead of the flames


As auditors, it is very important we maintain our CPD by reviewing Fire regulations regularly and the fact sheets provided by Fire Safety (England). In October 2019, the Grenfell Tower Inquiry published the findings of Phase1 of the inquiry. The findings included many important recommendations to prevent such a tragedy from ever happening again. The [...]

Staying ahead of the flames2024-06-13T21:40:00+01:00

Auva is heading to the Hillhead Show 2024!


LOCATION: Hillhead Quarry, Buxton UK STAND: PA31 in the Showground Pavilion DATE: 25th -27th June 2024 We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Hillhead Show in Buxton from the 25th – 27th June 2024. This is the UK’s largest exhibition for the quarrying, construction and recycling industries. It has [...]

Auva is heading to the Hillhead Show 2024!2024-06-13T21:41:42+01:00
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