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.

How quality can improve supply chain business performance

Published: 10 Nov 2021

The global supply crisis means many organisations need to focus on building better partnerships with high-quality suppliers, says Bob Hughes CQP FCQI . 

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Raising and auditing ESG standards – from Lima to London

Published: 10 Nov 2021

Find out how applying internationally recognised standards, such as B Corp, is supporting the development of a South American health food business.

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Quality in a fourth industrial revolution world

Published: 9 Nov 2021

Accredited conformity assessment is an effective way to maintain standards among the emerging technologies that make up the so-called fourth industrial revolution, argues Jeff Ruddle, Strategic Director at UKAS. 

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The vital role of UKAS accreditation in Covid-19 testing

Published: 9 Nov 2021

UK Covid-19 testing laboratories should all be accredited, whether in the public or private sector, to maintain standards and create consumer confidence. However, some private laboratories are slipping through the net.

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Keeping quality at the heart of care and support services

Published: 5 Oct 2021

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the UK, Ability Housing Association had to work out how to keep its residents safe – and make them feel safe, as CEO Jeff Skipp explains.  

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Why military veterans make good auditors

Published: 4 Oct 2021

Mark Walsh CQP MCQI, Technical Director at Q-SYS Solutions, argues that a military background can be an asset for auditing.

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Quality assurance in the supply chain

Published: 4 Oct 2021

At global supply chain service group Czarnikow, CEO Robin Cave says a philosophy of continuous improvement leads to consistency of quality.

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The continuing relevance of ISO 9004

Published: 4 Oct 2021

ISO 9004 should be seen as more than pure guidance if it is to help ensure standards for today’s organisations, says Richard Green, Senior Consultant at Kingsford Consultancy Services. 

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Is cybersecurity the next big thing for quality professionals?

Published: 7 Sep 2021

Andrew Nichols, Quality Programme Manager at Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, argues that data breaches can be disastrous for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Why quality assurance is a vital ingredient for a UK nutritions business

Published: 9 Aug 2021

Cambridge Commodities takes a “no-nonsense” approach to ensuring transparency in its quality operations, says the firm’s Head of Quality and Technical Becky Smith. 

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