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The demise of the management representative
Published: 6 Aug 2020
Christel Fouche, ISO 45001 Lead Auditor, shares her experience and interviewing tips for conducting audits under ISO 45001:2018, and explains how to adapt to the changes in auditing, following the migration from OHSAS 18001.
Raising standards in the private security sector
Published: 30 Jul 2020
Tony Brachmanski, CQP MCQI, IRCA Registered Principal Assessor, 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.
The new normal for remote audits
Published: 8 Jun 2020
Amy Schewe, CQP PCQI, Quality Manager at Thin Metal Parts in Colorado Springs, US, explains how remote audits can help auditors with conducting successful audits during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
Improving communication during audits
Published: 21 Apr 2020
Yemi Shodipo, Director of Charis The Training Company in Lancashire, UK, explains how auditors can improve communication with their auditees
Covid-19 and Management Systems Audit
Published: 25 Mar 2020
The CQI|IRCA shares advice and guidance available to help auditors with conducting successful audits amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Effective internal audits
Yemi Shodipo, Director of Charis The Training Company, offers his tips to help auditors carry out successful internal audits
A compass for Quality 4.0
Published: 21 Feb 2020
Mohamed Mohamedi, Quality Management Engineer at Aramco, explores the non-conventional skills and experience required of auditors in a Quality 4.0 era
Upstream Quality Assurance
Stanley O’Donnell, CQP MCQI, Managing Director at Advanced Management Systems, explores the importance of analysing potential risks before launching a project
CQI Birmingham branch: The Nadcap approach to root-cause analysis
The CQI Birmingham branch event, held on 29 July, educated attendees about the role of the Performance Review Institute, a not-for-profit trade association that administers the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap). Amandip Sandhu, CQP FCQI,
Risk Based Thinking
Published: 8 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) have put together an Auditing Practices Group Guidance on: Risk Based Thinking. Read how ISO 9001 – Quality management can address risk planning in your organisation