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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.
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.
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
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
The context of the organisation
Published: 16 Jan 2017
Bob Hughes, CQP FCQI, managing director of Temple Quality Management Systems, explains why understanding the organisation and its context offers the management team an opportunity to reflect on its successes.