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.
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.
Raising standards in the private security sector
Published: 30 Jul 2020
Tony Brachmanski, CQP MCQI, IRCA Principal Auditor, provides an insight into the purpose and structure of the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), and the approach third party ACS- approved auditors are applying to assess businesses against the standard.
Why the world needs ISO 41001
Published: 10 Jul 2018
The new standard aims to help facilities management teams improve efficiencies across a range of areas, from procurement to operations to maintenance. Chris Craggs explains why it’s needed now more than ever.
Update: ISO 19011 guidance on auditing management systems
Published: 26 Apr 2017
Richard Green explains the fundamental changes to ISO 19011:2011
Why ISO 9001:2015 calls for a partnership approach
Published: 25 Jan 2017
Lorraine Harrison, CQP MCQI, quality and compliance manager at Global Marine, explains how ISO 9001:2015 puts the focus on a cross-functional approach can help build the right culture
ISO 9001:2015 – Who are the interested parties?
Published: 25 Jan 2017
Bhuvan Veerasamy, director and principal consultant at Avanta Global, examines the ISO 9001:2015 requirements on interested parties
Who are our customers?
Published: 23 Jan 2017
Horacio Martirena, IRCA technical assessor, explores how ISO 9001:2015 puts the emphasis on understanding customers