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Designed to benefit: Risks & Opportunities in ISO 17025

A good system recognises the strategic benefit of minimising risk and maximising opportunity. The new ISO/EIC 17025: 2017 standard puts extra emphasis on this by promoting risk-based thinking, preventive action and process design. It is about optimising your organisation’s overall strategy by planning, taking, and recording actions that prevent risk and enhance opportunity. There is… read more »

Five steps to implement new accreditation requirements

Wondering when you will get time to deal with all those new accreditation requirements? You’ve been notified of new standards, guidelines, or regulations that need to be implemented. It’s time to get busy writing new procedures, right?  Jumping in without enough thought and preparation leads to woolly procedures, written solely to meet requirements, that clutter… read more »

Behind the scenes: how our clients make the world a safer place

With World Accreditation Day highlighting the theme of safety this year, we want to celebrate the incredible work our clients are doing behind the scenes. From ensuring the reliability of rail infrastructure to safeguarding food production, these businesses remind us what accreditation is all about. As an accreditation specialist, it’s no surprise that I have… read more »