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Continuing risk-based audits during a pandemic
Published: 8 Jul 2021
Gordon McNeil, IRCA Principal Auditor, has conducted audits globally in a variety of industries, including nuclear, defence, aerospace and civil aviation. He shares his experience and advice on how remote audits can continue to be conducted during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bouncing forward in the wheel of life: how to face disruption and create balance
Published: 29 Apr 2021
Eva Provedel, Leadership Coach and Trainer at Go Mind in Motion Limited, and author of two recent books on resilience, explains the importance of a positive mindset and balance on quality of life.
Resilience at the heart of the nation’s defence
Published: 7 Apr 2021
Lisa Taylor, CQP MCQI, Corporate Quality Manager at Dstl, explains how the organisation's resilience planning meant it was able to pivot quickly to remote working and continue to support government and its existing customers in the UK’s response to Covid-19.
Managing supply chains post Brexit
Published: 23 Mar 2021
Malcolm Harrison, Group CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), talks to Daniel Moore about how Brexit will impact supply chains and logistics in 2021.
Adapting to the new normal: third-party audits
Published: 24 Feb 2021
Damien Tiller, CQP MCQI, IRCA Lead PQMS and QMS Auditor, highlights the way the SOC® Service Organizations: Trust Services Criteria Report could overcome the difficulties inherent in remote auditing.
Driving quality excellence in 2021
Published: 15 Feb 2021
Eric Stoop, CEO at EASE Inc – a developer of plant floor audits and insights software in the US – provides his top five tips to help manufacturing businesses overcome the obstacles posed by Covid-19.
Including mental health in a quality strategy
Published: 18 Jan 2021
Ian Hawkins, Head of Content at Reconnect Studio, UK, examines some approaches to wellbeing and why mental health considerations deserve a central role in quality.
Auditing Santa's Workshop
Published: 15 Dec 2020
With Christmas soon approaching, Hussain Ali, CQP MCQI, Quality Manager at Jacobs Engineering, explains how an audit at Santa’s Workshop taught him how to deliver more efficient audits during and after the festive season.
Auditing in the 'new normal'
Published: 15 Dec 2020
Roland Tan, Principal Consultant/Director at EQOSH Management Pty Ltd, Australia, provides some key considerations and guidance for performing audits in the ‘new normal’.
The impact of Covid-19 on careers in quality
Published: 10 Dec 2020
Jessica Plested leads the quality recruitment team at Shirley Parsons and has been working throughout the pandemic alongside her colleagues Ethan Baddeley and Emily Swindlehurst who both specialise in quality recruitment across all sectors.