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Every business knows that they should protect the information that they hold, even if it is to not incur the legal ramifications of failing to do so. Numerous statistics have been announced recently, whether it is in terms of the abundance of breaches (74% of SMEs suffering breaches) or that the average cyber-attack lasts for…


While most of us are aware of ISO standards and recognise the certification when businesses promote it, a lesser known fact is that ISO certification is available not just for organisations but also for cities. In November, Makati City in the metropolitan Manila area joined cities such as London, Boston, Amsterdam, Dubai and Toronto in…


Sony Pictures has recently found itself dealing with the effects of a massive security breach involving huge amounts of private data, relating to both employees and household names. Hackers are reported to have stolen and published online the Social Security numbers of 47,000 current and former employees along with others who have links to the…


Welcome to our August newsletter, we hope you are having a great August! So far this month, we had chance to witness the ‘supermoon’, for all of you Golf fans, Rory McIlroy won the US PGA Championship, we celebrated the Glasgow Commonwealth games 2014  and tragically, we said goodbye to one of the true greats, Robin Williams….


The BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety management system is a systematic and process driven approach to controlling and monitoring risks that can arise from the company’s day to day activities. This system is proven to enable the business to be pro-active rather then re-active, therefore more effectively protecting the health and welfare of your workforce on an on-going basis. Did you know? 26.4 million working days were lost…


The draft for the international standard of the world’s most widely recognised environmental management standard is now available – the ISO 14001.  Encase you are not aware of the standard, the ISO 14001 environmental management standard helps organisations put procedures / policies / processes in place to boost their environmental performance. ISO management standards are reviewed every…


Question: Do you already hold ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management system? Are you considering a second standard? Well… The ISO 9001:2008 is at the core of most ISO standards, which makes it the perfect base when looking to add other ISO management standards to your business.  Two of the standards that fit in well to that base, are…


At the moment there is a lot of focus on care homes as programmes such as Panorama have uncovered the cruelty behind closed doors. The trust of the British public is damaged and unfortunately every care home has been tarred with the same brush. Even those that practice good standards and deliver excellent customer care…


There’s no denying that technology has advanced incredibly over the last decade and cyber security has evolved, however it seems hackers have also adapted to change and found more ways to infiltrate businesses big and small. More worryingly, a recent report showed that 31% of employees would divulge their company password in exchange for a…


Welcome to the November issue of the ISO Quality Services Limited newsletter where winter has finally arrived! What’s in this issue? Congratulations to our Newly Certificated Clients More than 1,100 construction sites fail safety checks Important Notice: ISO 27001 Information Security Standard UPDATE Have you increased the minimum wage for your employees to meet revisions? Maximising our membership Be part of our LinkedIn community V is for Validation Audit, W is for Why and X is for Xtra Mile… Networking events in October – November 2013 Refer a friend Congratulations to our Newly Certificated Clients JustSayPlease Limited JustSayPlease Limited was founded in 2005 and is based in Solihull. This month they have achieved their ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management Standard. They had been…