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ISO 9001 governs quality management systems, and is one of the most commonly pursued ISO standards by organisations worldwide. The Mark1 team has helped a wide range of clients to become certified, across many businesses sizes and industries. In this blog, we will answer a very common question that our clients ask us – how long does it take to become certified in ISO 9001?
Some of the first and most frequent questions that we are asked here at Mark1, understandably so, concern the cost of ISO certification. This is especially true for smaller businesses, who often worry that the money involved in achieving ISO 9001 certification will be prohibitive for their budgets. In this blog, we will discuss capital, control, and continuous improvement – read on to find out how ISO certification might be cheaper than you think!
ISO 9001 is a globally recognised standard for quality management, ensuring that your customers are assured that they will receive consistently excellent products and services. In this blog, we will break down the key steps and considerations on your journey to ISO 9001 certification, with handy hints and tips from our experts!
Seeking ISO 9001 certification can, depending on several key factors, require a considerable amount of time and resources. So, how hard is it to become certified in ISO 9001? Read on for our thoughts, and how working with a UKAS-accredited auditor like Mark1 can make the process much easier for you and your business.
ISO 9001 is a quality management system standard developed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). It is designed to help organisations consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements while continuously improving their processes and overall performance. ISO 9001 is granted to organisations, not individuals. This means that an individual cannot become certified on their own.…
At Mark1, we are asked this question often – but the truth is, the I stands for International, and ISO standards are the same globally! This ensures that any business certified in an ISO standard is held to the same specifications and best practices as any other, in any country. In this blog, we will break down the most common ISO standards that we assist our clients with, and explain why they are so popular worldwide.
The most popular standard across the world for quality management systems, ISO 9001, is perfectly suited to the bespoke Titan QMS system that we have developed at Mark1. In this blog, we will explain how implementing such a system is one of the most efficient methods of achieving UKAS-accredited ISO certification. Along with what exactly the quality standard requires.
ISO 14001 governs environmental management systems – becoming certified denotes your organisation’s legal compliance, helps to reduce your environmental impact, and demonstrates to potential and existing customers that you are committed to being as environmentally-friendly as possible. In this blog, we will break down the environmental standard, explaining how you can be certified.
The process of becoming ISO 9001 certified might seem daunting, particularly if this is the first of the ISO standards that your business or organisation is pursuing – but the Mark1 team are here to help! In this blog, we will break down each step of the required journey, and give some hints and tips on streamlining your procedures.