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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.
Delivering quality results through training
Published: 12 Jul 2019
Dr Stephen Hughes, CQP FCQI, Head of Quality and Rick Ellis, CQP MCQI, Head of Profession for Quality at AWE describe an internal training programme that is being developed to improve the understanding of quality management principles within the organisation
A common-sense approach to internal IMS audits
Published: 23 Aug 2018
Sponsored article: Alan Grogan, CQP MCQI, shares his six-step model to managing the requirements of auditing integrated management systems.
Beyond the quality standards
Published: 29 Mar 2018
Bob Goodwin, MSc (TQM), CQP, MCQI, takes a look at what businesses need in order to develop a quality culture, and how quality professionals can drive this improvement beyond what is required by ISO standards.
Management systems in the digital age
Published: 12 Dec 2017
DNV GL is the headline sponsor of the CQI’s inaugural International Quality Awards. Shahram G. Maralani, global director of technology and services, explains how digitalisation impacts the work of quality professionals today.
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 importance of the business continuity management system
Published: 24 Aug 2017
We take a closer look at the fastest growing ISO standard, ISO 22301:2012, and explain how you can use the standard effectively.
ISO 22000:2018 set to impact the global food sector
Published: 17 Aug 2017
As the standard for food safety management systems undergoes a major revision, Ian Dunlop, CQP FCQI, explains the most significant changes.
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.
Update: ISO 19011 guidance on auditing management systems
Published: 26 Apr 2017
Richard Green explains the fundamental changes to ISO 19011:2011