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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.
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,
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.
From ineffective auditing to effective auditing
Published: 18 Jun 2018
Stephen Asbury talks about behaviours to avoid and tips to improve your auditing skills
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.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 6: Objective evaluation
Published: 26 Jul 2017
In the final part of our series, Richard Green, CQP MCQI, explains how auditors can determine if an organisation has a culture of objective evaluation.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 5: Improvement
Published: 28 Jun 2017
In part five of our series, Richard Green explains the responsibility of the auditor to effect change and improvement.