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The pitfalls of failing to prioritise quality
Published: 6 Oct 2017
Trish Faulkner Pratt, CQP MCQI, reflects on the value of integrating ISO 9001 in business operations and the negative consequence of neglecting standards.
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.
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.
Update: ISO 19011 guidance on auditing management systems
Published: 26 Apr 2017
Richard Green explains the fundamental changes to ISO 19011:2011
Getting value from your supply chain
Published: 13 Apr 2017
Bob Hughes, CQP FCQI, explains why an organisation’s products and services are only as good as its supply chain.
Best of the CQI eLibrary: root cause analysis
Published: 30 Mar 2017
Organisations are encouraged to use root cause analysis to identify errors and implement preventative action. We highlight five top articles to help you better understand root cause analysis.
Brexit: Quality challenges facing new supply chains
Published: 15 Mar 2017
Adeyemi Shodipo, director at training and consultancy company Charis Management Systems, explains why the quality profession will play a crucial role post-Brexit.
Taking the mystery out of ISO 9001:2015
The CQI spoke to Lucy Payne, CQP MCQI, quality management consultant at CQI and IRCA Approved Training Partner, Vale Quality Management Services to find out her career advice and how the training clarifies ISO 9001:2015.
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.
How to conduct a successful audit risk evaluation
Published: 16 Jan 2017
Andrew Ward explains how he helped create a bespoke audit solution to support Balfour Beatty and Crossrail during construction of the new Woolwich station.