Accreditation

Preparing for an ISO Audit

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Inviting a Certification Body in to your organisation to assess your management system is a very daunting prospect, and those who probably fear it most are the staff who have not been involved in it’s development day-to-day. Here are some tips to prepare for an ISO audit. 1. Communicate the Purpose of the Audit. Ensuring […]

Consultancy

Using an ISO Consultant

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ISO Consultants

The ISO Consultant / Cert Body Relationship While there is a synergy between consultants and certification bodies, they remain very separate to avoid any conflict of interest. UKAS Accredited Certification Bodies will not offer consultancy, as this can compromise their position later in terms of verifying and certifying your management system. In contrast, consultants will […]

Accreditation

Why Choose a UKAS Certification Body

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UKAS Monitors Competence & Quality Certification bodies commit to an on-going accreditation regime that tests the competence of their auditors and the over all quality of their service. UKAS Ensures Impartiality UKAS ensures Certification Bodies and Consultants work impartially together, with rules to ensure that certification auditors cannot assess their own work. Therefore, you can […]