What is the impact of remote working on your management system?

What is the impact of remote working on your management system? 12 April 2023. Recent events such as the COVID-19 pandemic have created many new trends or accelerated some existing trends affecting business.  A great example of that is Remote Working a.k.a. Working From Home or WFH. While remote working is not for everyone, it…

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Management system objectives for a very different year

Management system objectives for a very different year Management system objectives 2023 21 February 2023 – Setting ISO management system objectives for a very different year – taking a new perspective in 2023. ISO requirements for setting objectives At the simplest level, an objective is a statement of a desired outcome. Most of us respond…

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Is there a hole in your internal quality audit programme?

Is there a hole in your internal quality audit programme? Internal Audit Programme 8 February 2023 – This article discusses the hole in many Internal audit programmes, and how to fix it. The hole in many internal audit programmes Quality management systems need checks and maintenance to ensure that they are being effectively implemented to…

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Quality conscience: Doing the right thing

Quality conscience: Doing the right thing 7th November 2022 | World Quality Week | Quality conscience: Doing the right thing | Integrated management systems. World Quality Week theme ‘Quality conscience: Doing the right thing’ World Quality Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the quality management profession globally. This year, from 7-11 November,…

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Give your business a health check Pt.4

Give your business a health check Pt. 4 ISO clause 9.2 Internal audits – a health check for uour business 15 September 2022 – Internal audits are a great tool to give your management system and business a health check. Management system software can help you audit smarter. Using software to audit smarter Just like…

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Give your business a health check Pt.3

Give your business a health check Pt. 3 ISO clause 9.2 Internal audits – a health check for uour business 5 September 2022 – Internal audits are a great tool to give your management system and business a health check. Working to a smart schedule will get better results. Working to a smart schedule In…

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Give your business a health check Pt.2

Give your business a health check Pt. 2 ISO clause 9.2 Internal audits – a health check for uour business August 11th 2022 – Internal audits are a great tool to give your management system and business a health check. We explain how spreading the load offers many benefits. Spreading the load In some small…

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Give your business a health check Pt.1

Give your business a health check Pt. 1 ISO clause 9.2 Internal audits – a health check for uour business 27th July 2022 Internal audits are a great tool to give your management system and business a health check, but the program needs genuine commitment from the top. The need for a health check Complex systems…

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Could your organization get more value from its quality policy?

Could your organization get more value from its Quality Policy? 9 March 2022. Relates to ISO 9001 clause 5.2.   The ISO 9001 standard has a mandatory requirement to document and communicate a quality policy. So, any organization wishing to be certified to ISO 9001 must have such a document in its QMS (Quality Management…

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