During the first lockdown, many organisations found themselves saddled with expenses that had suddenly become unnecessary. Office buildings stood virtually empty as employees worked from home. Company vehicles sat stationary in car parks, unneeded.
Now England has been placed under lockdown again, and as before, business owners are stuck wasting money on superfluous overhead costs. Rent and utility payments for office space that's barely in use. Insurance premiums on vehicles that aren't being driven.
Here at ISO Accelerator, we don't charge our customers extra to cover these unnecessary overheads. We are an independent, forward-thinking certification company that uses Six Sigma and Lean Management Tools to provide independent ISO certification services in a safe, secure and environmentally-friendly manner.
What does this mean?
- All of our services are delivered remotely
- We eliminate activities that add no value, such as travel and idle time
- Our auditing process is consistent and repeatable
- We use technology to provide a world-class service
- We reduce pollution by removing the need for travel
- Our customers do not pay for inefficiencies
As a result, our customers are delighted with our services. From day one, ISO Accelerator was designed to operate remotely; this is how we have remained extremely competitive even during these uncertain times.
If you would like to save money on your independent ISO certification - or simply take advantage of our world-class services - please contact ISO Accelerator today.
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Implementing a quality management system (QMS) and achieving ISO 9001 certification is a great way to make your business more appealing to potential customers. This applies to businesses of all sizes - even if it's just you!
Regardless of whether your company has one hundred employees or just one, an ISO-compliant QMS will help you to work more efficiently, deliver better results, and win new business.
Here at ISO Accelerator, we can help sole traders, freelancers and other individuals to get ISO 9001 certified quickly.
Who can get certified with ISO Accelerator?
We offer a comprehensive set of services for individuals who...
- Need a QMS and ISO 9001 certification
- Already have a QMS in place and just need to get certified
- Are already certified, but want to reduce their certification costs
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ISO 9001 isn't just for big organisations with lots of different departments. Small businesses can also benefit from implementing a quality management system (QMS) and achieving ISO 9001 certification.
Related: What Is ISO 9001?
If you run a small business (i.e. one with fewer than 50 employees and a turnover under £10 million), ISO 9001 certification can benefit you and your company in a number of ways, such as...
Helping you to work more efficiently
A quality management system that meets ISO standards will help your business to achieve continuous improvement and reduce waste. Once your QMS has been implemented, it will help to ensure that all of your work has the maximum possible impact.
Making your customers happier
Better work means happier customers. Implementing and adhering to an ISO 9001-compliant QMS will help you to deliver a better service to the people who keep your business running.
Opening new doors
Some businesses only work with ISO 9001 certified suppliers, so depending on what sector you're in, achieving this certification can enable you to take on a whole host of new clients.
ISO Accelerator can help you to get certified quickly. Our remote ISO 9001 certification service is delivered entirely online, which means no time-consuming consultation sessions and no need for us to visit your premises. Call 02381 040269 to find out more.
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COVID-19 has been dominating the headlines for months now, but amid all the chaos and uncertainty, it's important to remember that we remain perched on the brink of a global climate catastrophe. In fact, a state of emergency has already been declared in many countries, states and cities around the world - a list can be found on Wikipedia.
Individuals and businesses alike must do their bit to mitigate climate change and preserve the plant for future generations. If you're looking for ways to make your organisation more sustainable, ISO Accelerator may be able to help you.
When you get ISO certified through ISO Accelerator, you must renew your certification once a year in order to maintain it. As of August 2020, the recertification fees start at £195 per year (although discounts are available if you're renewing two or more standards simultaneously).
We're pleased to announce that you can now spread the cost of your renewal over a 12-month period, splitting it into a series of small monthly payments instead of paying the whole sum in one go.
ISO Accelerator recently became a member of the British Standards Institute (BSI).
We promised that BSI membership would enable us to pass on a variety of benefits to our customers, and we're pleased to announce that BSI are currently promoting a 20% discount on BS EN ISO 9001 - Quality Management Systems.
This discount is available until the end of July. Purchasing the ISO 9001:2015 standard is the first step to achieving ISO 9001 certification.
Read More: What is ISO 9001?
As part of our commitment to providing a reliable, high-quality certification service, we're pleased to announce that ISO Accelerator is now a member of the British Standards Institute (BSI).
Since responding to the climate emergency in 2018, ISO Accelerator been acutely listening to our customers and fulfilling their needs through our first-class remote ISO certification process.
To help you feel confident in the quality of the products and services that we provide, here are just a few samples of the fantastic customer testimonials that we have received in 2020 so far. But more than just products and services, you will see that our people (especially Lizzy) get a special mention for their outstanding customer support.
"We urgently needed to obtain accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. We had implemented all the documentation and procedures for both systems some time ago, and knew they were of the required standard, but had not obtained the accreditation certificates. We got in touch and were delighted with the efficient and fast response to our enquiry from Lizzy at ISO Accelerator, who also responded very quickly and precisely to all queries we had regarding and during the process, thus allowing us to obtain both accreditations with ease and speed. We thoroughly recommend the service that ISO Accelerate offer, and we consider it to be a very cost-effective and efficient way to obtain accreditation. A first-class company to work with."
Since ISO Accelerator started trading in 2018, we have been able to realise our mission of saving 100s of tonnes of CO2e a year by working remotely with our clients. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, we expect more companies to follow this business model; however, due to our rapid expansion, it has become apparent that from time to time there is a practical need for the use of a general office facility.
We have therefore taken a balanced decision to bring on board an 'as and when required' office facility to support our business. The flexible office facility will allow us to host meetings, hold training sessions and will become our new permanent postal address. This flexible approach means that there will be zero cost impact to our customers, and only essential business travel will be made to and from the office facility on a case-by-case basis.
If you have conducted a COVID-19 risk assessment and lowered the risk of infection as much as is reasonably practical, you may now be wondering whether you qualify for some kind of infection control certificate.