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Maintaining independence for internal audits
Published: 10 Nov 2020
Andy Nichols, CQP MCQI, Program Manager at Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, US, explains how internal auditors can achieve the independence requirements of ISO 9001.
Providing a fair assessment
Published: 10 Nov 2020
In the first of our Auditor Dilemmas series, Ben Dewison, Specialist Member of the Institute of Customer Service, UK, outlines his steps for assessors to ensure the accreditation process is managed fairly and objectively.
Striving for excellence in the quality profession
Published: 6 Nov 2020
Victoria Tait, Quality Specialist at Qualitait – a division of J Tait & Sons, UK, talks to Daniel Moore about securing Chartered Quality Professional status (CQP MCQI), and what others should consider when regrading.
Auditing for cost improvement
Published: 14 Oct 2020
Jeff Monk, CQP FCQI, Managing Director of auditing training and consultancy firm, Jemo International, shares his simple steps to help organisations curtail costs and improve business performance through audits.
Achieving success in quality
Published: 12 Oct 2020
Donna Hopkins, Quality and Compliance Manager at Ridgeway Biologicals – part of Ceva Animal Health, UK, talks to Daniel Moore about achieving the CQI’s Chartered Membership grade (CQP MCQI), and her plans to move up to Fellowship status in the future.
Creating a quality culture with TQM
Published: 14 Sep 2020
Miguel Cartañá, Senior Quality Consultant at AQC Group, Spain, explains the importance of Total Quality Management (TQM), and the principles quality teams and their businesses should adopt to achieve success.
Risk-based thinking in ISO 9001
Published: 8 Sep 2020
Ian Stahler, CQP MCQI, Independent Quality Specialist, explains why a revision for ISO 9001’s risk-based thinking requirements is needed for businesses in current times.
Meet the Fellow: Roxann Dawson
Published: 6 Aug 2020
Roxann Dawson, Head of Quality at Network Rail, UK, talks to Daniel Moore about her recent success of achieving Fellowship status.
Little acts of leadership
Published: 2 Jul 2020
Ken Burrows, CQP MCQI, Air Domain Quality Team Leader at Defence Equipment and Support, UK, explains the importance of creating leadership commitments with the wider team to ensure accountability.
Implementing a quality management system in a third world country
Published: 30 Jun 2020
Aijaz Ali Nasser, Principal Auditor and former Ex-Regional Supplier Quality Auditor, Asia Pacific Middle East at GlaxoSmithKline, shares his experience of auditing global suppliers.