Plus new technical papers on How to conduct a successful audit risk evaluation, Changes to ISO 19011 and Understanding organisational context in ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
Continuing risk-based audits during a pandemic
Published: 8 Jul 2021
Gordon McNeil, IRCA Principal Auditor, has conducted audits globally in a variety of industries, including nuclear, defence, aerospace and civil aviation. He shares his experience and advice on how remote audits can continue to be conducted during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Selecting the right problem-solving strategy
Published: 8 Jun 2021
Derek Scott, CQP FCQI, Quality Manager at Rubberatkins, Scotland, takes a look at models and strategies for problem-solving.
Preventing the recurrence of a nonconformance
Published: 8 Jun 2021
Ravindiran Gurusamy, IRCA Certificated Associate Auditor, offers an overview of nonconformance and the corrective action process for management system standards.
ISO/IEC TS 27022:2021 – Information technology – Guidance on information security management system processes
Published: 5 May 2021
Richard Green, CQP FCQI, Managing Director of Kingsford Consultancy Services, UK, outlines the newest guidance on information security implementation and operation.
The High Level Structure is dead. Long life to the Harmonised Approach?
Published: 9 Apr 2021
Horacio Martirena, a CQI technical assessor, IRCA Lead Auditor and Independent Consultant in management systems, outlines the development of the Harmonised Approach and the issues it addresses, and what it needs to resolve.
Preventing infectious disease hazards with ISO 45006
Published: 8 Apr 2021
Richard Green provides an overview of the draft version of ISO 45006. The new Occupational health and safety management standard, that will provide organisations with guidelines for preventing and managing infectious disease hazards.
Understanding design and development of products and services
Published: 26 Feb 2021
Ravindiran Gurusamy, IRCA Certificated Associate Auditor, offers an overview of ISO9001:2015; Clause 8.3.
Quality tool: Cause and effect diagram
Published: 3 Feb 2021
Richard Green, CQP FCQI, Director of Kingsford Consultancy Services, UK, takes us through the Cause and Effect Diagram and how to apply the tool correctly.
Influencing objectivity and integrity in audits
Published: 15 Dec 2020
William Rankin, CQP FCQI, Management System and Audit Manager at Inmarsat, UK, takes a look at how quality managers and internal auditors can work together to ensure objectivity and integrity is achieved during audits.
Securing the TISAX label
Published: 12 Oct 2020
Raymond Mooney, PCQI, Business Development Manager at TÜV Nord, UK, outlines the requirements and advantages of the TISAX Standard for automotive businesses.