Search | CQI | IRCA Skip to main content


Search our content by date or relevance.

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.

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.

Ticking a clipboard list

I hear this a lot when auditing...

Published: 25 Apr 2024

How can an organisation demonstrate that it has communicated its quality, environment, and health and safety policies to all employees? Lead Auditor Andy Lau explains.

Shaking hands

A truly integrated approach?

Published: 22 Apr 2024

Quality, health and safety, and environment are often put together in organisations, but how well have they been integrated? Paul Vaughan CQP FCQI takes a closer look.

Joanna Bak

Developing knowledge and confidence

Published: 17 Apr 2024

As part of a series of articles on different quality qualifications, Joanna Bak, a quality assurance assistant at Ixion, part of Shaw Trust, tells her experience of completing the Quality Practitioner Apprenticeship with Six Pillars Consulting.