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!
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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.
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.
Staying with your business growth sounds easy, but you will find many snags to get caught up on along the way. Don’t stray from the path. Keep focussed, keep excited, keep your people motivated. Here are ten, top tips, to help you keep on the path to successfully attaining your goals.
In a modern social and business context, managing the environmental impact of an organisation makes sense. Environmental issues can have a big cost for most organisations, more so the bigger the business. As a result, the modern business needs to manage its impact, public perception that goes with it and normal business processes. Particularly, those that impact the environment. The ISO 14001 Standard puts all this in context and suggests a way forward.
Construction Products Regulations (CPR) and EN 1090 for Steel Fabrications, have been put into focus by the first floor collapse at an Audi car showroom. These critical regulations have more impact than just ticking off another certificate.
Your prime motivation is often the fun part of business, but it is also the part that often goes down well with the customers. The part you enjoy and do well, is what you get a kick out of, and if you are successful, it will also be what motivates sales. This is one of the things you can work on to improve your business. We explore more in this article.
There are never any easy options with Business Start-up Funding. Afterall, every funding decision you make will create more decision points down the line. Many will difficult. However, businesses have to take the plunge and ensure there is funding for growth, and sufficient resources to maintain your business. So, how do you step into the arena?