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An overview of certification to quality standards in the UK


Trying to achieve certification to a standard which you may not fully understand, can be a daunting prospect – to say the least. The effort spent interpreting these standards & attempting to create a compliant system can become time-consuming and may not result in great success. With so many quality management consultancies offering you various solutions, costs & interpretations it is difficult to know where to turn for help. A practical result driven approach towards achieving quality standards for your company combined with guaranteed UKAS approved registration is the most effective way. QMUK can offer this.

ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised standard. It demonstrates that your business can systematically deliver quality products or services. ISO 14001 is the environmental standard. Certification ensures legal compliance, demonstrates your intent to an increasingly aware public & business community and most importantly reduces your environmental impact.

In an ever increasing age of security awareness & media exposure of careless information handling, the protection of data is critical. Sectors such as finance, health, public and IT have become particularly sensitive. Hence, certification to the ISO 27001 standard helps businesses win both confidence

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OHSAS 18001 deals more specifically with Health and Safety. Essentially, OHSAS helps in a variety of respects… it helps: minimise risk to employees/etc; improve an existing OH&S management system; demonstrate diligence; gain assurance; etc. The benefits can be substantial.

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