Traditionally, clients want consultancy to help to achieve ISO Management Certification. This is true for ISO Standards or other Management certifications. However, we have recently seen an increase in the number of clients who want to achieve ISO or Management Certifications, but have limited resources. Here is how we can help…
The biggest ISO mistakes are often not the obvious mistakes. We examine seven big mistakes that are not easy to spot. As you move your management standards project forward, remember these ISO mistakes. They create real problems if they crop up and you miss them!
Government Grants are available to businesses to inplement Management Standard certifications, especially for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Government Grants have been substantial. CHARTER4 can provide you with help on funding and for implementing your project.
The ISO 13485 Change was made in 2016 when the Standard was updated. There are now some differences in the approach for implementation of this Standard. ISO 13485 Medical Device Standard has become an exception. In particular there are some significant departures from ISO 9001.
ISO 45001 Health and Safety Certification will ensure you are on top of your regulatory requirements in this vital business area. Additionally, the use of this important management standard will improve and possibly simplify your entire approach to a significan risk control part of your busines. We look at ten aspects of this Management Standard to help you improve your business.
The Certification Bodies are independent organisations assessed and registered by Government set-up Accreditation Bodies. The international standards together form a self checking system to ensure that standards are globally uniform. We explain more fully how the certification bodies fit into the ISO landscape.
EN 1090-2 Steel Structures Standard applies to sale of steel and aluminium components and parts sold for use in construction work. Compliance is required and assessed before the application of the CE Mark / UKCA Logo and legal compliance. Ultimately, your organisation must meet the requirements of the Standard or cease trading in these construction products.
The Environmental Management Standard (ISO 14001) was updated in 2015. The changes included a move to ensure that the Standard aligns better with other Standards. The new approach is more about Leadership and the context of the organisation. So, it goes beyond the inward looking aspects of the business and its goals. The Environmental Management Standard is about considering the wider scope of the environmental impact of your business.
It has so often happened in the history of software. Multiple critical software programs have been purchased without harmonisation. Unfortunately, this leads to a lack of integration and a failure to communicate effectively. Look again at your critical software.
With the recent changes of API Q1 and Q2, a number of Organisations have found, that the changes have a very significant impact. However, what has emerged from experience is that to implement the changes is not an obvious path. Charter 4 can assist you with the transition. We look at what is available in this article.