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The BS OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management System will shortly be replaced by the ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System, with an expected publication date of 12th March 2018.  Here are some frequently asked questions to help you understand what the change means for your business. We are running BS OHSAS 18001,…


Does having an ISO Standard mean I’m GDPR compliant? In a word, no. Even having the Information Security Standard (ISO 27001) doesn’t make you fully compliant, although it helps significantly. Although we can help you achieve compliance in three different ways (as outlined below), every business including those running internationally recognised management systems will need…


This year, we’ve found even more ways to help forward thinking businesses steal an advantage on their competitors or simply ensure compliance with the latest rules and regulations. This month, we’ve been demystifying the new beefed-up version of Data Protection, GDPR, which becomes enforceable on May 25th. After that date, organisations can be fined a…


For far too long, information security has been seen as the responsibility of the IT department, however big or small that might be. Now, in these days of portable storage, laptops and smart phones, this outdated view puts an organisation’s data – and its reputation – at serious risk. Here’s ISO Quality Services’ five point…


This September, all businesses with ISO 9001 Quality Management System and/or ISO 14001 Environmental Management System need to be certificated under the 2015 versions.   If you are currently operating under the 2008 version of ISO 9001 or the 2004 version of ISO 14001 you will need to upgrade.   The re-certification process takes approximately three…


Since the start of the New Year, the media has revved up its coverage of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations for anyone who does not have that etched on their brain yet!)  We are seeing more and more enquiries for our training courses with businesses wanting to know what they can do on a practical…


We are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Exhibition .   The National Manufacturing & Supply Exhibition will be held at Citywest, Dublin, Ireland on the 31 January 2018. The event represents the largest annual one-day gathering of key decision makers for the food, pharmaceutical, medical, life sciences, engineering, electronics and supply…


Richard, our Chef and Tutor for the day, provided us with a much needed lesson on how to cut an onion and pepper like a pro before taking the time to answer some of our cookery questions.  The team were then split in to several groups, each tasked with preparing a different dish, which we…


What’s in this issue? Innovate and Save – Free Seminar hosted by ISO Quality Services Ltd and Haines Watts Are you ready for GDPR? Creating a great Information Security Policy Internal Auditor Training Offsite Servers Video Case Study Be a part of our online community Refer a friend Innovate and Save Free Seminar hosted by ISO Quality Services Ltd and Haines Watts Are you ready for GDPR? Steps to take to ensure you are compliant. With GDPR coming up this May, ensure that your business is compliant with these 12 checks. Raise Awareness Decision makers and key people in…