Category Archives: ISO 14001

Employee recognition plays a vital role in retaining talent in our organisations but it’s hard to recognise those whose contributions aren’t measured simply with sales figures or Twitter followers. Our Good Egg Awards give recognition to those who are the backbone of our organisations but whose contributions are frequently overlooked.  It takes just a minute…


Once upon a time, you would often find an auditor routing through your skip at an ISO 14001 audit to check for your recycling.  Whilst the reduce, reuse and recycle ethos is still a major factor of the Environmental Management System, it covers so much more than ‘just recycling’, yet this perception still remains. Rewind to 2015……


Linden Care Homes provides nursing, residential, residential Dementia and short term Respite Care to families at their three purpose-built Care Homes in Staffordshire and North Warwickshire. Their triple ISO Certification has helped the business stand out from the crowd and, to the best of our knowledge, they are the only Care Home company to be certificated to three…


Worcester-based Rock Power Connections achieved three management standards in just six weeks. ISO standards help Team Rock achieve its aim of providing a superior electrical connection service based on the highest standards of safety, quality and communication. The BS OHSAS 18001 standard and its replacement, ISO 45001 , help them protect both their workforce and the public,…


What is CPD? CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities.  This could be through instructor led courses, workshops, seminars, conferences and e-learning. Who Requires CPD? If you’re a member of a professional body it is likely you…


A non-conformance is anything that has happened that shouldn’t have.  It could be an issue with an internal process, a supplier’s performance or even a customer complaint and unfortunately, the process is sometimes viewed in a bad light. There are times where some individuals will see raising a non-conformance as a ‘weakness’ or they may…


Audits are a compulsory element of the ISO / BS systems and should be conducted annually.  Instead of fearing them, we want our clients to see them as a valuable business tool.  They are an opportunity to drive your management system forward, enabling continuous improvement and therefore allowing you to get the most out of…


Years ago, we grew up believing in the Good Life model of business. You were either highly commercial and successful, like Jerry, or eco but struggling, like Tom and Barbara. Fortunately, since the 1970s, we’ve learned that there is a halfway house. It’s perfectly possible to run a successful business whilst taking steps to minimise…