Blog archives: August 2013

Changes to ISO 14001

How will the ISO 14001 environmental management standards change?

In our previous article, we described how ISO 14001 is going through a number of changes, based...

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Posted on: 29/08/2013 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories: Environmental, Integration, Management system

Changes to ISO 14001 & ISO 9001

ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 are changing. What will it mean for your business?

ISO standards are reviewed every few years to make sure they still provide genuine benefit to your business. ISO9001:2008 the Quality Management Systems and ISO14001:2004 the Environmental Management Systems are currently going through this process...

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Posted on: 22/08/2013 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories: Environmental, Quality, Management system

Ironman Wales

Ironman Wales

Ironman Wales for the Catriona Hargreaves Charitable Trust

Dear All,

Three friends, Dave, Graham and, I have decided to take on Ironman Wales, a triathlon described as one of hardest single day endurance events in the world. This race consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile marathon run. To top it off the swim will be in the North Atlantic, the bike ride will be over the amazing Welsh hills and the run will on the steep cobbled streets...

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Posted on: 15/08/2013   Categories: On the lighter side

Categorising ISO 14001

Categorising  ISO 14001

Categorising Companies – ISO 14001 If size doesn't matter what does?

This week we would like to provide an introduction to the kind of research AVISO is involved in. In practical terms, this kind of work helps us improve the quality of advice and support we can offer to the companies we work with. If you would like any more information on this piece of work, or other research projects AVISO...

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Posted on: 14/08/2013 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories: Environmental, Quality, Management system

Standards & Standardisation

Standards & Standardisation

Why standards don't have to mean standardisation

Every organisation is different, but many consultants seem to forget this when they embark upon an ISO certification contract. They'll give you out of the box frameworks to "install" in your own organisation. At first this might seem organised, credible and prepared. But does it make life easier in the long run?

We don't think so.

We believe that the way to make ISO really valuable, is to tailor the approach to your organisation...

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Posted on: 08/08/2013 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories: Environmental, Sustainability, Energy, Quality, Integration, Management system

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