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  1. ISO 9001:2015 and Cost Reduction

    Quality, in its strictest sense, is compliance with requirements. Since the start of industry as we know it, with this data coming from the start of the last century, this has been a key objective for organisations that wish to retain their clients

  2. ISO 45001:2018 is now released

    ISO 45001:2018, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems replace the British standard OHSAS 18001. The implementation of ISO 45001 is a strategic and operational decision for your company.

  3. The New Health & Safety International Standard ISO 45001 FDIS is now available

    ISO 45001 is now at the Final Draft International Standard (FDIS) stage, with the document used to start preparations for transition to the new standard.

  4. The importance of Top Management in a Quality Management System

    It's approaching the 30-year mark since the creation of the ISO 9001 standard. Over the course of these three decades, its requirements have evolved from the concept of guaranteeing quality to managing quality.

  5. Latest news about ISO 9001 and 14001 transition deadlines

  6. Transitioning to IATF 16949? These are the main changes you need to know.

    IATF 16949 brings a new emphasis on risk-based thinking. Based on the same high-level structure and continuous improvement approach as ISO 9001:2015, it demands manufacturers analyze all potential risks faced by the entire supply chain, and develop action plans to address them.

  7. Quality. Key factor in changing times

    We answer all your questions on quality, why it deserves recognition, and the main things going on in the world of quality in 2017.

  8. FDIS ISO 45001 moves a step closer

    The ISO 45001 draft, international standard for occupational safety and health management systems, is likely to go to the FDIS status by November 30, 2017 and the final release to be launched in March 2018.

  9. How to identify the needs and expectations of the interested parties

    One of the new requirements of standards ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 relates to the interested parties and to their understanding of requirements and needs.

  10. Take the hassle out of the ISO transitions with our Transition Packs

    The deadline for transition to ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015 and dedicated transportation standards is less than year away. Will you be ready in time?

  11. Have you scheduled your updated audit yet?

    In order to guarantee that they all have the 9001 or 14001 systems, certified in the 2015 version, by 15/09/2018, we need to clarify some dates.

  12. Why is it essential that the Transition Process to new ISO Standards begins now?

    Because your certificate must be renewed before September 15th 2018. The new version of these standards promises tangible benefits for your company.

  13. ISO Transition Process

    Planning and organization are the root of success, since they help us to develop useful habits that enhance the company’s competitiveness, as well as reducing corporate stress.

  14. The key to gaining ISO 9001:2015 Certification? Your employees

    What’s the most difficult part of the new ISO 9001:2015? Leafing through the requirements, many quality mangers might point out the extensive analysis of business risks and opportunities required, or the need for true quality leadership from senior management. They’d be right in many ways – they can be tough nuts to crack and are vital to gaining certification.

  15. ISO/DIS 45001.2: 2017 just approved!

    The ISO/DIS 2. of ISO 45001, the new international standard for Occupational Health and Safety (OHSAS), has just been approved. In this way, ISO 45001 advances towards Final Draft International Standard (FDIS).

  16. Now is the time to start the transition to IATF 16949 for automotive industry

    A ticking clock can clearly be heard across the automotive industry. It’s the countdown to the transition from the current ISO/TS standard to the new IATF 16949:2016. By September 14 2018, all major parts manufacturers must comply with the new standard – or face interruptions in supply to OEM clients.

  17. 3 KPIs to understand your business transformation under ISO 9001:2015

    It’s an old business adage that “if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it”. With continuous improvement and performance indicators both central to ISO management systems, we take a look at the types of data you can track to fully understand the evolution of your business – and flag up any issues.

  18. Which of these 3 myths about service companies and environmental management have YOU fallen for?

    Unsure whether an environmental management system is right for your company? We explain the reality behind three common misconceptions related to companies in the services sector.

  19. LEAD arrives to Singapore

    Bureau Veritas, global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), powers the next generation of Certification Services for the QHSE Market.

  20. Manufacturers: 5 things you need to know about the new ISO 14001

    As a manufacturer, you are probably familiar with the ISO 9001 quality standard, and aware that a major revision is coming into force next year. But did you know that the ISO 14001 environmental management standard is also changing?

  21. ISO 45001 latest news

    ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management systems, is making progress due to efforts of number of stakeholders and will be released in 2018.

  22. In the business world is it better to be a grasshopper or an ant?

    Planning and organization are the root of success, since they help us to develop useful habits that enhance the company’s competitiveness, as well as reducing corporate stress.

  23. How to ace an audit: 5 things every Quality Manager needs to know

    You’ve decided to certify your quality or environmental management system and contacted an external body to carry out an independent audit. What can you now do to maximize your chances of success?

  24. How can you reach quality excellence in a fast-paced production industry?

    Paris Fashion Week, October 2016. Fuschia, a color previously relegated to the 1980s, unexpectedly storms the runway at several shows. Just three weeks after its luxury debut, it emerges in the department stores – at a fraction of the designer price.

  25. Get a competitive advantage with ISO 14001

    Find our infographic with customer survey stats from British Assessment Bureau proving ISO 14001 value to your business.

  26. Life Cycle: From concept to implementation

    The concept of product and service life cycle has till now been always used in theory. The term has probably been there in the business world for about 100 years but still there is rarely any company exploiting the concept and employing it. See how the scenario changes with ISO.

  27. Compliance without excessive paperwork

    Quality Management System is there to optimize your management process and improve quality but it shouldn't result in excessive paperwork, lack of flexibility or financial burden.

  28. The #1 thing successful businesses have in common

    Successful businesses know that quality is at the root of their success. Meeting or exceeding customer expectations – not just once, but day after day – is the way to gain and retain clients.

  29. Learn more about the latest changes in ISO 45001

    ISO 45001 draft is making progress due to efforts of number of stakeholders and will be released probably in the beginning of 2018.

  30. How customer satisfaction can help to grow your business?

    Customer satisfaction is the holy grail of business: a satisfied customer is one who will buy again, buy more… and tell their friends to buy more!

  31. What is the link between quality and customer satisfaction?”

    The 2010s have been hailed as the “Age of the Customer”, a world in which the internet, and in particular, social networks, give the power to customers to share information with thousands of others online – and make or break companies’ reputations.

  32. Are you a quality leader?

    Company leaders’ involvement in quality is a hot topic among quality managers thanks to major changes in the world’s most recognized quality standard: ISO 9001.

  33. Learn more about how ISO works

    ISO standards are reviewed by their technical committees (TC) every five years to see if a revision is required to keep it current and relevant. The review process is divided into six stages and is managed by the respective TC. The easiest way to understand the process is to imagine the lifecycle of a document.

  34. What do you know about ISO High-Level Structure?

    The High Level Structure (HLS) is a standardized way of drafting future ISO management system standards.

  35. A brief history of ISO

    ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 164 national standards bodies.

  36. BV launches lead.bureauveritas.com

    Bureau Veritas Certification powers the next generation of Certification Services for the QHSE Management System Market with a new e-commerce platform

  37. JAS-ANZ accreditation for ISO 14001:2015

    This new accreditation received from JAS-ANZ, adds to the existing UKAS accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.

  38. UKAS Accreditation for ISO 14001:2015

    UKAS has reviewed the file for BVC’s ISO 14001:2015 transition and concludes that BVC’s UKAS accreditation now includes the ISO 14001:2015 certification program