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Keeping business afloat during Covid-19
Published: 22 May 2020
Suzanne Hill, CQP FCQI, Director and Quality Executive at Assured Quality Improvements Limited, UK, and Chair of CQI Derby and Nottingham branch, talks to Daniel Moore about how she is adapting to new ways of working during the coronavirus outbreak.
Being a leader in health and safety
Published: 11 May 2020
Mohamed Attia, Trainer and Auditor at testing and certification centre TÜV Nord Middle East, explains how a strong occupational health and safety (OH&S) culture is critical to business success.
Improving product reliability in manufacturing
Published: 28 Apr 2020
Dr Louis Redding, CQP FCQI, discusses some useful methods to help improve complex engineering products.
Seacat’s smooth sailing to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015
Published: 6 Jul 2018
When transitioning to these standards, this operator of wind farm support vessels created systems that go beyond mere compliance.
Implementing an SPC programme
Published: 4 Dec 2017
Analysing your organisation’s performance over time can be challenging. Derek Scott, senior Quality Assurance and Quality Control advisor for ICR, explores how to select the best process and examine your data to achieve the best results
The secrets behind a constructive audit experience
Published: 15 Sep 2017
John Feltham, CQP FCQI, has been on the receiving end of audits for decades. Find out why having the right auditor, identifying risks and understanding organisational context, have been crucial for successful audits at Portsmouth International Port.
ISO 9001:2015 – an opportunity to reboot your QMS
Published: 19 Jul 2017
Kevin Scanlan, quality and document control manager at CRC-Evans Offshore, explains how his team found success by rebuilding their QMS as part of the transition to ISO 9001:2015.
The cost of rework: Finding the key to improving productivity in construction
Published: 24 May 2017
Seán Connolly, the quality leader at Expanded, a Laing O'Rourke company, asks whether reducing rework is the key to improving productivity in construction.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 4: How to achieve the intended outcomes
Published: 12 May 2017
In part four of our series, Richard Green explains performance evaluation to make sure the management system is producing the intended outcomes.
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