ISO 9001 in 25 steps

There’s quite a bit of sorcery surrounding ISO 9001 and it’s often consultants who proliferate that view, but we’re going to provide the simplest explanation of what you have to do to comply with ISO 9001 in as few words as possible.

Growth of ISO Certificates

Someone commented on LinkedIn that the number of ISO 9001 certificates being issued was declining. I thought I would research the trends and determine the facts for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 27001 – the results were interesting. The following data was taken from the ISO Organisations own website. Read more…

Quality Solutions: Identify one day, fix the next.

As a management consultancy our customers expect results for their money and we obviously aim to serve.  During an internal audit we identified a big risk for a customer and the next day we fixed it.  We treasure these interactions with our customers – that’s why we’re not just auditors for Certification Bodies – identifying a risk is interesting, but solving it and seeing the customer benefit from it is much more satisfying.

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What is ISO 9001?

ISO 9001 is an international standard for quality management systems.  A quality management system is a set of policies and procedures that document company quality processes. This post explores the aims of ISO 9001, why your customers might want you to have it and why you might want it.  Read article