ISO standards are reviewed every five years and revised if needed in order to ensure they remain useful tools for the marketplace. The challenges faced by business and organizations today are not the same as several years ago and ISO 9001 has been updated to take those situations into account.
Paperwork in any business is a given, and can often be a much bigger stress factor than necessary. Most of the time, this is due to a lack of an accessible document management system, resulting in disorganisation and persistent errors from wrongly dated/labelled documents; contributing to wasted time and profit.
As we mentioned here, Securing ISO 9001 is a huge asset, crucially signifying how your business’ services and products meet the demands of its customers on an internationally recognised level.
When it comes to finding firms that you can rely on to provide you with the goods and services you need to satisfy your clients, it can be a difficult process knowing which firm to trust.
Although there is a lot of praise for ISO 9001 and the benefits it brings to organisations, it would be wrong to suggest that everyone is full of praise for ISO 9001. There are a number of common complaints and criticisms that arise when discussing the system and it may be that these elements are…
There is a high level acceptance that the standards found in ISO9001 benefits business by helping firms to operate both more effectively and efficiently.
It used to be thought that a Quality Management System (QMS) was for companies’ operating in the manufacturing sector but this is no longer the case. All businesses can benefit from having a QMS in place and here are the top 10 benefits of a Quality Management System that makes it suitable for a wide…
When it comes to giving your business the best chance of success, you need to be confident about what you do. This means that you need to believe in your current product or service and you also want to be sure that any changes you make will be of benefit.
It would be fair to say that opinions on internal audit processes can vary wildly in the world of business. There are some firms that will insist that internal audits are nothing more than a paper exercise, ticking boxes that firms are supposed to deal with or providing administrative and paperwork roles for employees.
ISO9001 Quality Management certifications more than doubled globally between 2001 and 2011, at which point over 1.1 million certificates were issued to compliant companies.