Category Archives: General

Should ISO Be In Your Brexit Box?

Recent British Chambers of Commerce data indicates that UK GDP growth over the first half of 2018 was the weakest in seven years and the Chamber called for ‘radical measures to kick-start business investment, to drive greater productivity growth in the face of Brexit headwinds.’ It is therefore not surprising that we have seen an…


We’ve received the prestigious Princess Royal Training Award

We are one of just 48 organisations to be honoured with a Princess Royal Training Award in 2018 for creating lasting impact by successfully linking our skills development needs to organisational performance. Recipients were drawn from across the public and private sector, and from a broad range of areas including hospitality, healthcare, finance and manufacturing. Why We Were…


ISO 14001 in action: Savanna Rags

Savanna Rags works with councils, charities and businesses across the UK to collect clothing, shoes and textiles which are brought to Savanna Mill for processing. The company’s green credentials are vitally important so no item of clothing goes into landfill. Usable clothing is sorted, graded and bundled for resale in Africa and Eastern Europe. The…


Are you letting preconceptions ruin your audits?

I’ve expected a typical ‘suit’ who will baffle me with management speak and get a kick out of hauling me over the coals. What I’ve actually got is Jam, an affable, smiling Welshman who has the voice of Tom Jones and a smile like the Cheshire Cat’s. I’m confused. This is an ISO re-certification audit,…


Love Local Business Expo 24th October

The exhibition which brings together Worcestershire based suppliers and potential customers will return to Worcestershire Cricket Club on October 24th. It is hosted by ISO Quality Services Ltd, a management consultancy specialising in ISO management standards. Jennifer Appleton, Managing Director, comments, “We love being part of the Worcestershire business community so we try to buy…