ISO 9001:2015

The global association for developing the principles and practices for the conduct of conformity assessment, IAF, has passed a resolution that, as of 15 March 2018, conformity assessment bodies must conduct all ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 initial, surveillance and...

ISO 45001

It now seems that the ISO 45001 which is due for publication as the Final Draft International Standard at the end of November will have the following key features: Adoption of Annex SL, and thereby sharing a high-level identical core text similar to the ISO 9001...

Risk Management and ISO 31000

ISO 31000 on risk management is now being revised and a new edition is scheduled for early 2018. In order to ensure that the principles and guidelines in the standard remain relevant to users, ISO 31000 and ISO Guide 73, which lays down the operative terminology, were...

ISO 17025 for Laboratories

The revision of ISO/IEC 17025, quality management system for laboratories, takes into account the activities and new ways of working of laboratories today. The main changes are as follow: The process approach now matches that of newer standards such as ISO 9001...

Governance of Organisations

Trust in business is at an all-time low. Trust in governments is rock bottom as well. At the same time, huge challenges remain to create sustainable societies. While laws and regulations are necessary foundations, truly good governance that takes organisations to new...

Business Continuity Management System

ISO 22301 is a management systems standard for business continuity management. It is a ‘generic standard’ in that it is designed to be used by organisations regardless of size and type or nature. It specifies requirements to plan, establish, implement, operate,...