Did you know that 1 million companies worldwide benefit from obtaining the ISO9001 Quality Standard Certification? This Charter 4 infographic provides a breakdown of all the important information you need to know in regards to this accreditation.
ISO 14001 Standard assists reducing the environmental impact of your business operations. This both
Managing the use of Resources
Reduction in Pollution and the risk of Pollution
Good first step is considering the Inputs and Outputs to your Business especially relating to
This is not a static. Nor is it just for the Best Day situation but includes the variations...
Confused with Brexit claim & counter-claim? We are. What makes it more difficult is there is no model for future relationship with the EU, who are our largest training partner!
I was always told – better to run towards an opportunity, than just running away from the present situation or problem. Too often, the grass is not greener on the other side of the fence.
For the last 500 years,...
Traditionally, clients want consultancy to help to achieve ISO 9001 or other Management certifications.
However, we have recently seen an increase in the number of clients who are wanting certification but have limited resources. This could be due to limited available internal resources, or going through significant organisational change. They are, therefore, needing more assistance than the traditional...
Joshua Slocum, a 51 year old, sailed solo round the world in a 35 foot yacht, which he had rebuilt.
He had no satellite phone, no GPS navigation aids, no radio, no back-up team and no auto-steering system. His timekeeping was a clock, that was missing the minute hand and was about right to the nearest hour.
I should say that Joshua was the first recorded person to sail single handed round the world....
Most Directors and Managers will disagree with the Title because nearly all Organisations have business critical software. However, the significant issue is the number of business-critical software programs, that often include:
1. Sales Contact software to track marketing and sales activities
2. Sales Costing and Quotations for costing and preparing Quotations
3. Order Fulfilment from managing...
Lose that extra 8 lbs. Amazing Success. Half Stone lost. Fast Results achieved. Repeatable results.
System Secrets revealed -
In the morning, weigh myself on the new digital bathroom scales.
Then weigh myself on the old mechanical bathroom scales
Achieve an instantaneous 8 lb reduction
Joking apart – which is the right weight? This just shows the importance of accurate and repeatable...
Can you prove that your nice new building and steelwork is legally compliant?
From 1 July 2014, the harmonised standard, BS EN 1090 Execution of steel and aluminium structures, made it an offence to supply fabricated structural steelwork or aluminium to site, that does not conform to the standard and carry the CE Mark. Clients and Contractors are only permitted to use firms that are CE Marked with...
Have A Goal and stick to it – Too many fast- growth business leaders change their goals too often, never quiet completing the plan before starting the next. Set medium-term goal and deliver it. Be flexible about how you achieve your goals.
Listen to Customers – Customers have the most relevant ideas, the most immediate feedback increasingly happy to help (through social media for instance)...
For existing Certified Businesses – conversion to the new upgraded ISO 9001: 2015 is both a challenge and opportunity. This is particularly challenging for Businesses with long standing Quality Systems, who are in administration mode, when there is limited top management involvement or ownership.
The new Standard is less prescriptive and more business oriented, instead Auditors will be looking...