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24 Jan 2020

Revised ISO Publication Dates - update 11 - Jan 2020

ISO 19011, iso 9001, iso 14001, iso 22000, iso 17025, iso 45001, iso 13485, iso 27001, iso 50001, iatf 16949

 ISO Publication Dates   Revised Publication Dates for updated ISO Management System Standards (MSS) and associated documents and guides Fairly quiet on the new Standards front currently.  However, several supplementary Standards and Specifications are in development and some are due for publication shortly.  Get the details here ...
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12 Nov 2018

ISO 9001: The foundation of IATF 16949 Certification

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IATF 16949:2016 is not a major barrier to the automotive parts market
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27 May 2018

Revised ISO Publication Dates - update 10

ISO 19011, iso 9001, iso 14001, iso 22000, iso 17025, iso 45001, iso 13485, iso 27001, iso 50001, iatf 16949

 ISO Publication Dates   Revised Publication Dates for updated ISO Management System Standards (MSS) and associated documents and guides Some significant changes in recent months including the publication date for ISO 20000 being brought forward.  Four revised ISO MSS are to be published this summer. Also more Transition Date rules changes.  Get the details here ...
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05 Jan 2018

10 ways to Bring Value to your ISO Internal Audits

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Don't waste time and effort on ISO Internal Audits! For many Internal Audits are a sterile and mandatory drudge, carried out solely to have some records to show the external auditor.  Such audits add no value to the organization for the resources applied. And yet many organizations extract great value from the activity, including monetary value, which will please the boss.
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21 Dec 2017

Why ISO Auditor Certification Training matters

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What do all internal auditors, external auditors, audit programme managers, ISO consultants have in common?  Or should have? Answer: Competency.   Repeatedly ISO management system standards tell us that true competence has four elements, namely, Auditing Skills, Knowledge of the standard Technical expertise appropriate to the processes being audited, and Practical experience in auditing.  But ...
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19 Dec 2017

How to check the Effectiveness of Corrective Action

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 All ISO Management System Standards require that the effectiveness of Corrective Action be checked.  It's rarely done well.   How should it be done? To take ISO 9001:2015 as an example, Clause 10.2, Nonconformity and Corrective Action, requires that when a nonconformity occurs, including those arising from complaints, the organization shall 'd) review the effectiveness of any corrective action ...
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11 Sep 2017

Launch: INTERNAL AUDITOR SKILLS Training

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We are delighted to announce this new Course.  It fits a niche - your internal auditors have the knowledge of both the technical aspects and of the ISO Standard, but their auditing skills are weak. Here's a 5-hour online Course to solve the problem.  Cost: £105. Click this link for full details including the Course Content, delivery method and the great Course Materials we've included. This ...
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08 Sep 2017

Launch: LEAD AUDITOR SKILLS Training

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We are delighted to announce another new Program.  It also fits a niche - those Lead Auditors with great knowledge of both the technical aspects and of the ISO Standard, but their auditing skills are weak.  And for some Standards (e.g. ISO 50001) Lead Auditor Courses are near impossible to find. Here's an 8-hour Program to solve the problem.  Cost: £165. This online Lead Auditor Training Course ...
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02 Nov 2016

ISO/TS 9002:2016 published - welcome addition to ISO 9001 Family

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Guidelines for the application of ISO 9001:2015 published 1st November Fourteen months behind schedule, the Technical Specification ISO/TS 9002:2016 (a.k.a. ISO 9002), Guidelines for the application of ISO 9001:2015, has been published.  This surprise news (the last we heard was in March 2016 when it was still at an early development stage) is greatly welcomed.  It solves many problems - more ...
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22 Jun 2016

Accreditation or Certification - which?

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Isn't it time you stopped making a fool of yourself? ‘Accredited to ISO 9001’ is a frequently seen claim on the internet and other media, and maybe you say this too. And it is always untrue! This is because it is not possible to be accredited to ISO 9001.  The only possibility is certification to ISO 9001. And here’s why…
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