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The benefits of ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is a Quality Management System (tool) increasingly used by all kinds of businesses and organisations to help manage their operational systems and processes by standardising them to a recognised benchmark and framework for sustained success.

ISO 9001 and making those management systems work well can have lots of benefits inside your organisation, including:

  • Effective planning, operation and control of business processes
  • Increased capability on bidding platforms
  • Improve efficiency of all aspects of your day to day activities
  • Consistency of action and uniformity of understanding throughout your organisation
  • Continuous development throughout your business
  • Demonstration to your customers and others that you are committed to achievement of quality objectives and have a quality management system for success in place.
ISO 9001

Frequently Asked Questions

What resources will I need to supply?
As a leader, a commitment is required to:

• Take accountability for the effectiveness of the quality management system
• Engage, direct, and support other members of your team to contribute to the effectiveness of the system
• Promote improvement
• Work with us to help you achieve your goal

Do I have to complete the certification?
Certification is the end goal for many organisations, but it doesn’t have to be. If to conform to the Standard is your end goal, we will help you achieve that. At that stage we can either help you maintain that through an annual schedule of audits to the Standard or continue to certification. However, there is no obligation to take that step unless you wish to.
What return will I see on my investment?
Completion of this standard will provide the following benefits to your organisation:
• Reduced costs and less waste through well-planned and efficient processes
• Increased sales to satisfied customers and clear supply chain processes
• Sustainability for the future
• Development of an internal culture where quality and continuous improvement, is at the heart of everything you do
• Improved efficiency
• Increased profits
• Greater customer satisfaction
How do I start?
A gap analysis of your current systems and processes will give an indication of where you are at this moment against where the quality management system would need you to conform to it. We can help you identify where the gaps are (if any) and draw up a plan of how to fill those gaps working with you and your team.
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