Category Archives: ISO 27001

After 25 years of data management experience in the private sector, Graham McCusker and Lee Coupland founded Sentinel Partners Limited in 2011.  Through their IT and data expertise and experience they are able to make a difference by bringing a modern and agile data integration technology to public sector organisations, helping to identify and save the lives…


Duncan Sutcliffe, director, Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers, explains, “Just like any industry, the insurance market goes through peaks and troughs. A ‘hard market’ is the upswing in a market cycle, when premiums increase and capacity for most types of insurance decreases.” A hard market can be caused by several factors: • Solvency Margins: Insurers…


Insurance companies are now more fussy than ever so if you want insurance for your care home to remain affordable and effective you need to make yourself attractive to the underwriters. One of the best things care businesses can do is to demonstrate a high standard of professionalism, risk management and a culture of ongoing…


After many years of ‘cheap’ insurance the rising costs of claims, various regulatory and legislative changes, falling investment returns, climatic events and coronavirus have forced insurers to take drastic steps to break even. The construction sector had the additional shock of Grenfell Tower, which has created far reaching concerns over high rise buildings, cladding and…


This has come about because insurance companies have struggled to balance their books in recent years but they now face a number of regulatory and legislative changes, a fall in the value of their investments, an increase in climate related claims and of course Coronavirus. All of these are forcing insurers to take a hard…


Whilst working from home during the coronavirus pandemic brought new challenges, it also brought a positive experience too.  Many businesses are now reviewing their policies to incorporate home working in to the ‘new norm’ but with smart homes creating new opportunities for cyber criminals, exactly how secure is home working? During the coronavirus pandemic, cyber…


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…


Walpole Partnership is an IT Consultancy that specialise in Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) systems.  With data security at the heart of everything they do, they turned to the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System to demonstrate their commitment as a credible and reputable organisation externally. Since implementing ISO 27001 , they have found that the management system has made them more…


I have recently certificated Intelligent Voice to ISO 9001 , the Quality Management Standard, and ISO 27001 , the Information Security Management Standard. The introduction of these two standards is indicative of the professional and proactive attitude held by the firm which is a global leader in proactive compliance and eDiscovery technology solutions for voice, video and other media. Intelligent Voice recognises that…


A S Miles Consulting Ltd ’s decision to add ISO 45001 , the Occupational Health & Safety Management Standard, to its ISO 9001 certified Management System highlights the company’s proactive stance towards safeguarding employees, clients and third parties. Lead Assessor, Colin Watkins , comments, “The organisation quickly and enthusiastically adopted the recommendations made with regards to the OH&S 45001 ISO standard and have sensibly integrated the requirements…