10 Mar, 2015
The ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard is by far the most popular of the ISO standards and it has continued to grow and adapt ever since its creation in the 1980’s.
The 2015 revision is no different, the way in which we do business has significantly changed since the previous revision and the financial crisis which has ensued since has also had a major impact upon businesses.
An additional reason as to why there was a need for a new revision was to bring the ISO 9001 into line with the other popular ISO Management Standards. Within the many standards, even the industry specific standards, there are common elements within them all such as the focus on continual improvement. Therefore, the standardisation of these common elements will allow for easier integration between the standards.
By this it is meant that for companies that have more than one management standard, there will be no contradiction between the standards and that they will better complement each other.
There have been a number of changes that will be incorporated into the ISO 9001:2015 revision but the main ones are:
There is no need to panic, those companies already running the ISO 9001:2008 Standard have a 3 year grace period so as to successfully transition to the new revision. ISO Quality Services will of course be proactive and take the lead with this transition and will contact you in due course.
Due to the 3 year grace period, there is no need to wait to implement the new version. This will mean that a company implementing or thinking of implementing the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard now will have plenty of time to get to grips with it and will only have to make small adjustments once they are ready to transition to the new revision.
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