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Environmental management system

The Benefit of an Environmental Management System

Pressure for corporations to monitor and build upon efficiency in regards to their carbon footprint has never been higher, with estimates that at the current rate, global warming could become irreversible by 2024.

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October 2022 Update

Mark1 Business Systems – October 2022 Update

October is bringing us some dark mornings, but it’s been a bright month for the Mark1 team! We have had 6 assessment days this month, a great result. In world news, Elon Musk has completed his £44 billion Twitter takeover, declaring that he has “freed the bird”. We have been considering some updates to our…

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Certification or Compliance

What Is ISO Compliance?

At Mark1, we often discuss the benefits of ISO compliance, and the requirements of each standard– but what does that really mean? This week, we’re breaking down exactly what it means to be ISO compliant. How Do I Comply With ISO Standards? An ISO standard (of which there are over 24,000) is an international agreement…

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The ISO Foresight Trend Report – The Global Energy Transition

ISO standardisation can make a real impact, both on your business and (on a far larger scale) on global issues. Decarbonizing the energy sector is a key priority for most countries in the world– a recent ISO Foresight Trend Report details the key standardisation trends to watch as the global energy transition continues, which we…

September 2022 Update

Mark1 Business Systems – September 2022 Update

September was a very busy month for the Mark1 team– but we’ve found the time to update you on our recent news and successes. We hope that you are all keeping warm as winter draws closer and the nights get darker. We had 6 assessment days in September, a fantastic result! We also enjoyed getting…

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ISO9001 and remote working

ISO 9001 and Working Remotely

During the pandemic, many businesses transitioned to either hybrid working or operating fully remotely. This might seem counterintuitive to ISO 9001 (governing quality management systems). This requires that your business takes steps to guarantee meeting, communication, and appropriate infrastructure for their employees. This week, we want to talk about how the requirements of ISO 9001…

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August 2022 Update

Mark1 Business Systems – August 2022 Update

As we look towards autumn, we celebrate 6 assessment days in August! The Mark1 team have had a really successful month- we have taken on a further two companies. One works within the construction industry, and has taken ISO 45001, whilst the other works in the IT sector and has taken ISO 9001. Mark, Paul…

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Who are UKAS

UKAS: Who are They, and Why Do We Need Them?

At Mark1, we are proud of our exemplary record in guiding businesses to UKAS accredited ISO certification — we have a 100% certification success rate to date! But who exactly are UKAS, and why are they so important to our sector? Who are UKAS? UKAS stands for the United Kingdom Accreditation Service, and is the…

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July 2022 Update

Mark1 Business Systems – July 2022 Update

The weather is beginning to cool down now, but the Mark1 team are still blazing a trail, with 12 assessment days in July- a fantastic result! We are now booked up for 2 months in advance, a testament to the skill and dedication of our people. Brandon has also taken on more days, as of…

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Job Vacancy - ISO Management Consultant

Job Vacancy – ISO Management Consultant

Due to continued growth, we are looking to expand the Mark1 team, and as such are inviting applications for the post of ISO Management Consultant. The details of the role are below, to apply, please send a CV and covering letter to info@mark1systems.com. ISO Management Consultant Competitive salary & Benefits A bit about us We…

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June 2022

Mark1 Business Systems – June 2022 Update

We’ve enjoyed some lovely weather recently, and as we look back at June, we hope you are all relaxing in the sunshine. Please take care of yourselves, though- last month saw the first level 2 heat-health alert of 2022, and temperatures are still high! Wimbledon began on the 20th of June, culminating in wins for…

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