• ISO 14001: Benefits & Certification Steps

    ISO 14001 certification helps to fulfill environmental goals by ensuring compliance with an environmental management system (EMS). An EMS is a tool that businesses to use to manage environmental impacts, and it promotes methods to protect the environment and contribute to a sustainable future.In his book, ‘ISO 14001 Environmental Certification Step by Step’, A. J. Edwar... Read More
  • Why Your Small Business Should Get ISO 9001 Certification

    ISO 9001 certification will provide large business advantages that will help your business grow. These advantages include the reduction of costs, productivity enhancement, and higher customer satisfaction. Your journey to certification will help you understand the quality requirements of your processes, and the importance of improving them.Before we uncover the benefits... Read More
  • 6 Ways To Improve Your Quality Management System

    Quality Management System or QMS is the backbone of a company’s management system; therefore, it must be efficient. The most effective quality control managers know how to enhance the QMS to improve product quality, optimise manufacturing processes, and meet the ISO 9001 Standard. Below are listed six ways to improve the efficiency of your QMS.1. Have a Digital ... Read More
  • How to Improve Disaster Recovery with ISO 9001

    Today’s global economy can pose a great challenge to businesses.ISO certifications ensure that a business has a proper risk management system that can identify and address major risks.ISO 9001 certification is a tool that can demonstrate efficiency in disaster recovery management.The need for disaster recovery emerges whenever the business experiences the following risks: ... Read More
  • Requirements for ISO 14001 Certification

    ISO 14001is a popular standard from the ISO 14000 series. This series focuses on the issues related to environmental and social responsibility. In order to achieve ISO 14001 certification, you need to learn about its requirements. ISO 14001 Standard is divided into four clauses, these four clauses are sub-divided into sub-clauses, and these sub-clauses ... Read More
  • ISO 9001 Certification

    5 Steps Towards Achieving ISO 9001 Certification

    If you implement the ISO 9001 Standard in a practical way, you will receive the certification along with a number of benefits. This certification ensures that the adopted Quality Management System or QMS is able to improve busin... Read More
  • How ISO 9001 Certification Boosts Business Growth in Australia

    In the Australian market, large organisations and the public sector are employing ISO 9001 Standard as a “prequalification tool”. With this tool, you will be able to demonstrate that your business organises its operations and functions properly and maintains order. This way, most Aussie businesses are exporting to the world. According to a recent study conducted by a group of experienced qualit... Read More
  • Our unique approach gets you certified in 90 days or less.

    Our unique approach gets you certified to … ISO 9001 Quality Assurance … ISO 14001 Environmental Management or AS/NZS 4801 Safety Management … in 90 days or less Read More
  • Rise Above Business Negativity

    In business you have days where you just need to rise above the negativity. It’s not always easy. If you read or watch the news you start to get the idea the world is all screwed up. And maybe in some ways it is. But you have to pull your stuff together, take a deep breath, and keep moving forward. Things usually work out. You might lose a contract here or there. You have d... Read More
  • ISO 9001 – To Template or Not to Template?

    Should you use a template to get ISO 9001 certification?

    It’s a tricky question, especially if you’ve received advice from a well-meaning consultant or auditor who thinks ISO 9001 can be reduced to a simple template.

    But in reality, compliance to ISO 9001 is meant to be uniquely tailored to your business.

    Using a template suggests your business is just like every other busi... Read More

  • How do you justify the cost of ISO 9001 certification?

    Are you asking if the cost of ISO 9001 certification makes sense for your business?

    There are a number of ways to look at. For example, the cost can often be justified by the savings made through reducing the cost associated with poor quality.

    Typically, if the investment in certification body ... Read More

  • Benefits of ISO 9001 quality assurance

    So what are the benefits of ISO 9001 quality assurance? One of the benefits is a saving in the costs associated with poor quality. Of course, the savings depends on the actual cost of poor quality you are currently facing. And not all poor quality is easy to put a dollar figure on. For example, how do you calculate the cost of a lost customer due to dissatisfaction? That said, internal... Read More
  • Do you need to hire a QA manager to gain ISO 9001 accreditation?

    I received an email today from a Perth based company asking the following question:

    Hi Mike,

    I was trolling the internet and came across your site. Very impressive feedback.

              ... Read More
  • 3 reasons you might find it hard to get ISO 9001 Certification

    It’s easy to see dollar signs with the big mining, construction, and civil construction projects as well as government health forecast for Australia over the next five years — especially when smaller projects are few and far between and don’t pay nearly as well. The problem is, you often need to spend a few dollars before the money starts rolling in. For example, most major tenders requir... Read More