Celebrating World Standards Day

Celebrating World Standards Day A world without standards is a not a world we would want to live in. Communication between people and machines, collaboration between parts and products would not exist. Standards are not about cross-checking the length and curvature of your bananas, they are about securing a common language in technology and business.…

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How to choose a quality standards certifier

How to choose a quality standards certifier The subject of how to choose a quality standards certifier should be straight forward. As with choosing anything you need high performance and high standards from, look for the mark of accreditation. Official, accredited quality standards certifiers in the UK always display the UKAS mark of accreditation. Under…

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Five alternative reasons to get an ISO

Five reasons to get an ISO One of the key basis for acquiring an ISO standard should be to get a better set of procedures and working practices for ongoing improvement of the business. This being the main aim of the company, here are five alternative reasons to consider an ISO. 1: ISO to be…

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How standards create value for your company

How can standards create value for your company? Of the companies that use Quality Standards and actively participate in the development of those Qualities, most see them as linked to their core business strategy and realise that standards bring benefits to their organisation. However, some are not as aware of the benefits and some perceive…

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The importance of Quality Management Certification when tendering for NHS contracts

How Quality Management Certification helps when bidding for NHS contracts Having recently achieved success for the Northern Integrated Health Practice (NIHP), we noted that more and more private sector companies that wish to tender for NHS contracts are needing to demonstrate their competence with Quality Standards. ISO Founders, London 1946 Although accreditation to ISO Standards…

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We installed ISO 9001 Quality with the Northern Integrated Health Practice (NIHP) and received the following testimonial:

Testimonial from Northern Integrated Health Practice (NIHP) “As a company this felt like a journey that would be almost impossible to take. A huge investment of finance and time to commit to some of the highest quality standards set. Your Consultant carefully and with essential humility guided us through the process and allowed us all to learn what…

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Speaking about changes to ISO 9001 at the CESA Conference

Speaking about changes to ISO 9001 at the CESA Conference I was recently honoured to be invited to speak at the CESA Conference 2014. The conference for the Catering Equipment Supplying Association is an esteemed affair, encompassing all areas of the trade whether you are manufacturers, dealers or consultants involved with catering equipment, or an…

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