Understanding Context of the Organisation

Context of the Organisation Overview Some organisations are struggling with new concepts to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and AS9100 standards such as Context of the Organisation and do not see how it fits into their management system, they are often leaving it until last but really it should be one of the first [...]

By | 2018-03-26T17:13:47+00:00 April 20th, 2017|AS9100, AS9120, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO27001, Tools of the Trade|0 Comments

IMS Achieves UKAS Accreditation to Certify Businesses to ISO 9001:2015

Organisations advised to ‘act now’ as new standard brings significant changes. IMS International has achieved United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accreditation to certify businesses to ISO 9001: 2015.

By | 2017-08-02T11:24:56+00:00 November 12th, 2015|ISO 9001|0 Comments

Benefits of UKAS Accredited Certification/Inspection Bodies

The benefits of UKAS accredited certification If you are responsible for ensuring your business is certified make sure the certification body you select is accredited by UKAS.  The benefits of UKAS accredited certification are strong. UKAS Accreditation provides assurance in the market as UKAS accredited certification bodies operate to recognised standards.  The accreditation process provides [...]

Have your say into the next revision of ISO 9001

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) is giving users the opportunity to feedback on the use of the international Quality Management Standard; ISO 9001 and help shape future revisions. ISO’s technical committee 176, subcommittee 2, completed its amendment to ISO 9001 in 2008 and its revision to ISO 9004 in 2009. Now it’s considering whether [...]

By | 2018-05-18T07:15:31+00:00 December 10th, 2010|ISO 9001|1 Comment

BBC News; Continental ‘responsible’ for Concorde Crash

The below information is taken from the BBC website: A Paris court has said Continental Airlines was "criminally responsible" for the Concorde crash of the supersonic jet 10 years ago, and fined it 200,000 euros (£170,000). It has also been ordered to pay 1m euros to the jet's operator Air France. A Continental mechanic, John [...]

By | 2018-05-17T05:16:28+00:00 December 6th, 2010|AS9100, News|0 Comments

ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor Course

The latest date for the ISO 9001:2008 IRCA Registered Lead Auditor Course has been set for the 7th-11th February 2011.  The course teaches you everything you need to know in order to attain your lead auditor status but will also provide you with the knowledge required to perform internal or supplier audits. The course location [...]

By | 2016-12-08T12:03:00+00:00 November 24th, 2010|ISO 9001, News|0 Comments

ISO 9001:2008 IRCA Registered Lead Auditor Course

IMS International in Partnership with CMC International have spaces available for the next ISO 9001:2008 IRCA Lead Auditor Course to be held the week commencing 8th November 2010 at the Dunton Hills Golf Course in Brentwood, Essex.  The price of the course is £600 plus VAT and lasts for 5 days, all course literature is [...]

By | 2010-09-04T09:52:47+00:00 September 4th, 2010|ISO 9001, News|0 Comments

Changes to Scope of Certification

The scope of certification is often overlooked by clients and it is very important that the scope reflects your activities.  The scope of certification needs to be unambiguous and consistent with your activities. The scope of certification and audit is shown on the audit plans which is submitted a few weeks prior to the audit [...]

By | 2018-05-17T08:56:14+00:00 June 4th, 2010|AS9100, ISO 14001, ISO 9001|0 Comments