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Quality Organisation of the Year  finalists 2024

Published: 11 Jul 2024

Meet the International Quality Awards Quality Organisation of the Year finalists  

This award recognises organisations which best exhibit a culture of quality and puts it at the heart of everything they do. 

Gunther Augustin, Director of Global Quality Assurance at Dr Schar

Ensuring quality is baked right in

Published: 24 May 2024

Manufacturer Dr Schär produces food for people with special nutritional needs, with quality at the heart of the production process from field to plate. Here, we take a closer look at a case study of an organisation that employs continuous improvement to meet stringent standards in food safety – and taste.

  • Virtual/Online
  • England
Type Special Interest GroupVirtual

Annex SL and climate change. Where do we go next?

Join the Integrated Management (IM), Audit and Sustainability SIGs for a collaborative lunchtime event on Annex SL and climate change.

  • Virtual/Online
Member price £20
Non-member price £25
Type Special Interest GroupVirtual
CQI Pharmaceutical Quality Group (PQG)

“Being a great QP Sponsor” workshop

Join the Pharmaceutical Quality Group in this virtual event which is aimed at QPs acting as a Sponsor for a trainee QP, or considering becoming a Sponsor.

  • Virtual/Online
  • England
Type BranchesVirtual
Branch ​Surrey & Sussex

Fishbone analysis and Quality 4.0

Join the Surrey and Sussex Branch for an informative presentation and discussion on the Fishbone analysis.

Vince Desmond, CEO, CQI and CQI Hong Kong Members attending "iHub" branch event

Reflections on quality in four quotes and three cities: London - Hong Kong - Tokyo


Our Chief Executive, Vince Desmond, reflects on his recent visit to CQI and IRCA Japan in Tokyo and our Hong Kong Branch. Key takeaways include the dedication and commitment of quality professionals leading development and learning through volunteering, cross-cultural quality, and the positive impacts of digital and sustainable quality approaches.

Steve Wilson ISO/IEC 27006-1

Updated ISO/IEC 27006-1:2024 giving confidence in certification

Published: 22 May 2024

BS EN ISO/IEC 27006-1:2024, giving requirements for bodies that provide audit and certification of information security management systems, was published in March this year. Steve Watkins, Chair of the BSI technical committee IST/33 for information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection standards, and co-editor of the standard, talks through its key points.

Sustainability and climate change

Taking action on climate change

Published: 17 May 2024

In February, the International Standards Organization (ISO) added two new statements of text into 31 Type A management system standards, to ensure that climate change issues are considered. Geoff Vorley, Director of Quality Management and Training Limited, UK, takes a closer look at the impact of this on several of the key standards.

Susan Samaroo CQP MCQI

Embracing the full picture

Published: 9 May 2024

Susan Samaroo CQP MCQI outlines the critical role of a 360° business process map in an organisation.

From compliance to performance through quality culture


Today’s quality professionals must influence, motivate, and communicate to effect change and continue to deliver quality excellence in ever-changing environments. CQI member, Mark Eydman CQP MCQI, Founder and Lead Consultant, Six Pillars Consulting, shares his insights on how quality professionals can successfully overcome challenges, including isolation, to deliver quality excellence.