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Meet the Lead Auditor: Brenda Clurr
Brenda Clurr is a South African Lead Auditor and a management systems consultant. Here, she reveals her top tips for winning new jobs.
My ISO 9001:2015 transition journey
Hitoshi Nunomura, IRCA Lead Auditor and sub-product manager, automotive and aerospace industry at BSI Japan, reveals how he has transitioned to ISO 9001:2015
Who is making the transition?
Our global survey shows that auditors are taking IRCA Certified Transition Training to improve their employability and stay on the register.
The dangers of cowboy certification
Published: 8 Jun 2017
In an extract from Quality World magazine (June 2017), Rob Fenn, CQP FCQI, chief executive of the British Assessment Bureau, reveals how cowboy certification is threatening the reputation of ISO 9001:2015 and the industry.
Fish Fraud: How the Marine Stewardship Council tackles unregulated fishing
Published: 2 Jun 2017
In the early 1990s the impact of overfishing on the marine environment and on seafood supplies was reaching a critical point. This year the Marine Stewardship Council is celebrating its 20th anniversary and the picture is looking far healthier.
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.
Meet the Fellow: Steven Moir on his ISO 9001 transition journey
Steven Moir, CQP FCQI, is the quality and compliance manager, and part of the extended leadership team within DigiPlex. Here, he explains why transition to ISO 9001:2015 is important.
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.
Update: ISO 19011 guidance on auditing management systems
Published: 26 Apr 2017
Richard Green explains the fundamental changes to ISO 19011:2011
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 3: How to ensure management intent is effectively implemented
Published: 25 Apr 2017
In part three of our series, Richard Green explains how to use Annex SL to ensure strategy decisions from the top are really being carried out on the ground.