Mandatory Procedures For ISO 9001

July 06th, 2020

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Seven Ways ISO Certification Pays In Crises

June 16th, 2020

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Auditor Training: Getting It Right

May 12th, 2020

Cavendish Scott auditors eat, breathe, and sleep ISO standards. When they’re not traveling to multiple client sites to conduct internal audits, they’re consulting about auditing and training auditors. All of this adds up to a tremendous benefit to clients. 

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Things to Consider When Hiring an ISO Consultant

January 18th, 2020

Having worked in the ISO industry for over 30 years, at Cavendish Scott we recognize that making a decision about ISO can be a future-altering decision for a company. For many, the future is altered in a good way. For others, the choices made when choosing a consultant can harm a company for years to come. The reality is that when a decision is made correctly the first time, it can pay off dividends down the road.

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ISO 9001: Setting the standard for quality

October 01st, 2019

The International Organization for Standards (ISO) developed ISO 9001 to be an overarching standard focused on quality. Specifically, ISO 9001 gives us the standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system(QMS). It is the most popular standard in the series.

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The Cost of Adopting ISO

July 24th, 2019

A question we often receive from organizations considering standard adoption is what is the cost? As with any change within a business, when an organization decides to adopt an International Organization for Standardization Standard, there are costs inherent within said adoption. Outside of the monetary expense, there is also time cost and in some cases, organizational structure cost. We will walk through each of these to help explain the different costs of adopting ISO.

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The Effects of Employee Turnover on Internal Audit Teams

January 11th, 2019

In over 35 years of business at Cavendish Scott, one consistent choice we see clients face is whether to develop a stable team of internal auditors or to engage professional auditors on a subcontracted basis to perform internal audits.

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What is ISO (and why do it)

January 09th, 2019

Even though ISO has been around since 1946, many people are unaware of the International Standards Organization, its goals, and most importantly why an organization could adopt it. The following article will work to clarify what ISO is, why ISO exists, and why organizations should adopt ISO standards.What is ISO?

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ISO 9001 – What is going to happen after September?

August 27th, 2018

September 15, 2018. About ten years after being introduced ISO 9001:2008 will be withdrawn. If you remember the 2008 changes – they were minimal. Indeed the standard has not changed since 2000. So after 18 years, the old standard will be withdrawn.

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10 Simple Steps You Need to Transition Your ISO

November 15th, 2017

So you can’t get your management to support your ISO transition project. Management is committed to quality but has heard this is a simple project and has instructed you to get it done as quickly as possible. Or you are a small organization with one boss and one sidekick. You can’t afford the help from experts… and you’re the sidekick. Whatever the reason, if you have to work on an ISO transition and you have little resources beyond yourself here is a list of 10 things to get you going. If your...

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