Exploring Timescales for ISO 14001 Implementation

Exploring Timescales for ISO 14001 Implementation

When you decide to implement an ISO 14001 environmental management system or EMS in your business, many questions may come into your mind concerning the process. One of these will surely concern the timing of the implementation and how long it will take to achieve ISO 14001 certification.

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What Should an ISO 27001 Information Security Policy Include?

What Should an ISO 27001 Information Security Policy Include?

ISO 27001 is the information security management standard used the world over by assorted businesses, companies, and organisations. First published in 2005, this popular standard was developed jointly by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) – its full title being ISO/IEC 27001. The standards main purpose is to help organisations keep their information assets secure and a key part of its framework is the creation of an information security policy for the business that implements ISO 27001.

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Can ISO 9001 Make Your Business More Money?

How Can ISO 9001 Make Your Business More Money?

If you’re focusing on ISO 9001 purely as a quality management system, you could be missing an important trick. That’s not to say you’re incorrect, but you may only be scratching the surface of its full potential. Drilling down into the various segments that form part of ISO 9001 reveals it can help your business make more money, too.

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How to implement an ISO standard

How to Implement an ISO Standard

So – you have decided to implement an ISO management standard. Whether you’re implementing one of the popular standards such as ISO 9001 for quality management or a more specialist one like ISO 13485 dealing with medical devices you can rest assured that the benefits you’ll get will make it all worthwhile.

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Implementing ISO 27001 in SMEs

Implementing ISO 27001 in SMEs – The Main Barriers to Adoption

ISO 27001 is now seen as the “go-to” information security management standard for modern businesses. Originally developed by the International Organization for Standardization and first published in 2005 it offers an excellent framework to improve and strengthen data security protocols. Achieving ISO certification enables organisations of all sizes, structures and sectors to demonstrate they follow best practices regarding the security of the information they hold and handle.

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OHSAS 18001 to be replaced by ISO 45001

BS OHSAS 18001 Soon to Be Replaced by ISO 45001

BS OHSAS 18001 is an occupational health and safety management system designed for use in all kinds of workplaces. Published in 1999, this popular British Standard was originally developed to protect the safety of workers by providing a framework that would ensure businesses adopting the standard would meet all minimum health and safety requirements expected of them.

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Quality Assurance… Do you Really Need to Worry About it?

Quality assurance – it’s a phrase that tends to elicit groans from some, and it’s easy to see why. However, if you intend to develop a new product or service for your target audience, quality assurance or QA should be one of the most important elements of the development and production process that you consider.

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Internal audits build the strongest management systems

Internal Audits Build the Strongest Management Systems

Whichever management system or systems you are using in your organisation, you will only know how well they are operating if you conduct an internal audit of the systems to determine if they are being used efficiently and what benefits you get from operating them. The results of the audit will do one of two things:

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