There are a large number of accredited standards that businesses are able to certify themselves for successfully. The most common standards are quality, environmental and health & safety, being rapidly joined by information security, particularly with the way that businesses are being shaped with remote working. We've highlighted the key points of each standard below, and can help you make an informed decision about what best fits your organisation.
Which ISO is right for your business?
Achieving certification for any ISO standard will bring a multitude of benefits to your business; meeting tender criteria, giving stakeholders confidence, risk identification and mitigation, identifying your business's strengths and weaknesses. The elements of each standard help your business become more robust, determine opportunities and threats, and take the appropriate actions for continual improvement.
Choosing a Certification Body
There are many considerations to give when choosing a Certification Body. As a company, you need a CB that best meets your needs, whether that choice is driven by UKAS accreditation, industry, reputation, cost, or even the logo looking good on your paperwork!
We work with a range of Certification Bodies and will help you with the information you need to make an informed decision, but the important thing; it is your decision.
Why bother with UKAS accredited certification when we can get a certificate online?
UKAS is the organisation responsible in the UK for ensuring that all ISO standards are being completed to, well, the same standard. It provides regulation, but also the assurance to everyone that they are legitimate.
If you go through the effort of implementing a standard and decide to get certified. Do yourself the justice of getting it done with a UKAS accredited certification body knowing it won't be refused by companies who will only accept a certificate issued by an accredited certification body.