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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.
CQI branches are led by members for members. The UK has a well-established network of 30 branches, and there are also branches outside the UK in locations such as Hong Kong and Australia.
Why join IRCA?
The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) is a globally renowned register of over 11,000 quality auditors. IRCA auditors are held in esteem by the profession and industry alike.
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.
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.
How I’m engaging 1,000 employees in ISO 9001:2015
Published: 30 Jun 2017
Kelsey Hopkinson, group environmental compliance manager at Places for People, explains how her organisation is transitioning to the revised standard for quality management systems.
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.
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.