Adding ISO standards to an existing system
You have an ISO certificate. Now you need approval to a newer standard
At one time getting an ISO 9000 Certificate made you stand out from the crowd and satisfied most customers. But business has moved on, legislation and customer’s demands have changed and now multiple approvals are often necessary – but they can be expensive.
ISO standards overlap, so if you need to gain approval against a new standard you need to make sure that the design of the system takes advantage of that overlap, and that the new system doesn’t repeat those elements already covered in the original system. Certification bodies also need to be “managed” to make sure that the cost benefits of dual approvals are maximised.
We have managed and designed many Integrated and Dual Approval Systems, including coordinating with the certification bodies to ensure you get the best overall deal. The companies below have benefitted from using us to bring their systems together, so why not contact us and see how we can help you. These companies did, and already have their multiple approvals in place.
ISO 9001, Quality Management
Attenborough Doors Ltd manufacture, install and maintain industrial doors of various types. They have held ISO 9001 certification for some years but wished to reduce the cost of certification, update their internal documentation and transition to ISO 9001, 2015
They asked us to work with them on the project, and we built and implemented a concise and up to date management system meeting ISO 9001, 2015 and reduced the cost of certification by changing the certification body to a more cost effective supplier.
ISO 9001, 2015 transition
Witham are a manufacturer and supplier of specialist oils and paints with a well established brand name in this market. They approached us to assist them with the transition from ISO 9001 2008 to the more business focussed 2015 version. We have subsequently begun implementation of an ISO 14001, 2015 Environmental Management System.
Witham Oil and paint Ltd are certified by BSi Ltd.
Does your company need a current ISO Standard?
We offer three routes for businesses wanting to renew their certification or accreditation. The same routes are open to new businesses who would like to implement changes and policies, making them ready for inspection.
Face to Face Consultation
We work at your premises, guiding you through the implementation of policies and controls that make your company ready for inspection.
This option is ideal for those who can handle some of the basic preparation themselves but want access to a trained consultant
DIY with Training
Inspired and confident enough to work through carefully-written documents supported by tutorials? Our DIY ISO solutions can offer a low cost means of becoming ready for your ISO audit.