Frequently Asked Questions
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Your first step involves reaching out to an ISO specialist to organise an initial consultation. Our expert team can help you implement an effective, globally-recognised quality management system into your organisation.
Yes you certainly can! However you, or an assigned member of staff, will need to grow your knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 and invest time and resources to develop the documentation and long term maintenance of the management system.
Contact us to explore your options for a customised documentation toolkit, consisting of checklists, templates, examples, procedures, manuals and exercises. All guidance notes list the ISO 9001 requirements and we tell you exactly how to meet them!
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The ISO 9001:2015 standard is very flexible when it comes to what information it requires. These can be split into documents and records – you can find out more detail on what is mandatory over on our blog.
It depends on the size and complexity of your business, but most organisations can expect to be certified within 3-6 months with the right preparation and good understanding of what is required for ISO 9001 certification.
ISO 9001, though recognised as key in many industries and business dealings, is not a legal requirement.
Sometimes it may feel as though ISO 9001 is just another regulatory hoop your business must jump through in order to retain its customers, it’s important to remember though, what works for your clients can also work for you.
The costs that need to be considered may include any courses your organisation needs to take, third party consultancy fees and costs associated to changing business practices or resources. A third party auditor is approx. £1,200 per day.