From exclusive tours inside top organisations, to interviews with industry experts and opinion pieces written by quality innovators, read the latest features to improve your knowledge and understanding.

Decentralising clinical trials 

Published: 3 Aug 2022

Damien Tiller, Director of Quality at Lindus Health and an IRCA Lead Auditor, examines the changing face of clinical trials and how organisations must strive to do the right thing while adapting to a new way of working.

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Fire safety requirements: A management system approach

Published: 7 Jul 2022

In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Government published an independent report into building regulations and fire safety, produced by Dame Judith Hackitt.

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The Survivors Trust welcomes being put to the test

Published: 22 Jun 2022

As sexual assault referral centres in the UK continue to work towards achieving accreditation to ISO 15189 by October 2023, The Survivors Trust is working to become a UKAS-accredited inspection body.

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Supporting vulnerable consumers

Published: 13 Jun 2022

The Inclusive Service Kitemark has been launched by BSI to assist vulnerable consumers. We speak to Natasha Bambridge, Global Consumer Promise Practice Director at BSI, about how the Kitemark will help protect and support consumers.  

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Compost standards at the heart of sustainability

Published: 10 Jun 2022

From keen gardeners to large-scale farmers, compost is a vital component in maintaining soil health and promoting growth.

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UKAS CertCheck: Taking uncertainty out of the supply chain

Published: 10 Jun 2022

Jeff Ruddle, Strategic Development Director at UKAS, outlines the organisation’s recently-launched UKAS CertCheck, a database of more than 300,000 management systems certifications issued worldwide by UKAS-accredited certification bodies.

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On-site audits no longer the only option for nuclear sector

Published: 11 May 2022

Emma Winsor CQP MCQI, Audit Manager for the international aerospace, defence and security company Babcock International Group at the Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd in Plymouth, UK, outlines the changes to auditing in the nuclear sector as a result of the pandemic.   

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Quality apprenticeship delivering real benefits

Published: 10 May 2022

Dave Ramsay, Continuous Improvement Manager for wilko hardware stores, has been on a quality apprenticeship journey, achieving his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

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Supporting people to work better for longer

Published: 4 Apr 2022

Three ISO standards have recently been introduced to give guidance around our ageing society. We speak to Kim Chaplain, Associate Director for Work at the Centre for Ageing Better, about how one standard in particular, ISO 25550, can help employers retain and recruit older workers.

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Striving for quality in aerospace

Published: 4 Apr 2022

Chris Hosking, Head of Safety, Quality and Environment, Marshall Aerospace, discusses the mission-critical role of quality in the aerospace sector. 

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