Buy smart with sustainable procurement!

Buy smart with sustainable procurement Sustainable Procurement is a process where organisations meet their needs for goods, services, activities and utilities in a way that achieves value for money for the organisation but also reflects broader goals linked to resource efficiency, climate change, social responsibility and economic resilience, for example. Aspects of sustainable procurement Reducing negative impacts on local communities…

Leading Property Development Firm Park Developments achieve ISO9001 certification

Background Park Developments (Dublin) Ltd https://parkdevelopments.ie/ are an innovative, diverse Dublin-based property development Organisation developing housing, offices, retail and logistic units in Ireland with a core focus on the Dublin area.  . They consider every detail of their homes and buildings to best meet market requirements. Paying attention to quality, sustainability and efficiency, which enhance…

Kinsetsu track down ISO9001 certification

  Read more about Kinsetsu’s https://www.kinsetsu.co.uk/ decision to implement a Quality Management System aligned with ISO9001 requirements and how they believe it will benefit their business. We asked Kinsetsu’s Karen Killops, Business Support Executive, for her thoughts on the process. Background to deciding to develop Quality ISO9001 certificated management system Kinsetsu was formed in 2016…

ISO9001 certification for Navi Group

Background Navi Group http://www.navi.ie/ are an innovative, diverse Dublin-based Healthcare Organisation, whose portfolio covers trading, development, buying, retailing and technology and whose brand companies include Axium Buying Group, TouchPlus Technologies, CarePlus Pharmacy and StayWell Pharmacy spanning Ireland. Their ethos is to drive transformation throughout the Pharmacy sector through dynamic retailing, leading technology development and delivery…

Information Security doesn’t apply to me.

Who’s responsibility is Information Security?     In today’s data driven environment the threats to information security and the consequences of breaches have never been more prevalent and this is unlikely to change in the future. In fact, as our obsession with data and information grows it is likely that the risks associated with information security will increase…

ACMS UK attain IMS Certification

Background ACMS UK had a mature integrated management system incorporating ISO9001, 14001 and 18001. The system had been managed over the years by different staff and over time the system had become disjointed & many activities being undertaken by ACMS were not reflected in their procedures. ACMS required a system that met the criteria of…

Cyber Essentials. What you need to know.

Cyber Essentials Cyber Essentials helps you to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to cyber security. What is Cyber Essentials? Cyber Essentials is an effective, Government scheme that will help you to protect your organisation, whatever its size, against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks. It…

What’s the purpose of ISO standards?

In our latest blog, Gavin Kane, Director of Consulting in Quadra discusses the purpose of ISO standards, why Organisations choose ISO certification and some of the key drivers behind the decision to become ISO certificated. ISO Standards We are often asked what ISO standards are and what purpose do they serve ? This is not…