The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has come as a wake-up call to organisations all over the world. Business owners aren't just striving to weather the current storm - they're also looking for ways to be better prepared should something like this happen again.
Two terms we frequently come across here at ISO Accelerator - and which many people seem to get mixed up - are remote ISO audit and remote ISO assessment.
Let's take a quick look at what those two phrases mean. They're not entirely synonymous, so it's useful to know the difference.
The ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is making life difficult for everyone.
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Unless you are already using a USAS-accredited certification body, the answer is probably yes.
During the outbreak of COVID-19, we have seen a number of UK-based certification bodies switch to remote auditing. The problem with this is that you, the customer, are most likely still paying for their huge overheads.
ISO Accelerator was set up from day one to conduct ISO certification audits remotely. This means that our costs are lower, and we pass those savings on to our customers.
Our accreditation body USAS has been pioneering remote ISO certification for some time. Now, for the first time, we are seeing UKAS-accredited certification bodies follow suit. This change comes in response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, which is forcing organisations in all sectors to adapt their business practices and minimise interpersonal contact.
COVID-19 (short for coronavirus disease 2019) has been dominating the headlines for the best part of a year now. Covid is an infectious disease whose symptoms include fever, coughing and shortness and breath; governments all over the world are taking action in an effort to get through this pandemic, and many businesses are following suit.
It's always nice to receive positive feedback from people you've helped. Here at ISO Accelerator, we frequently get emails from satisfied customers thanking us for the services we've provided.
If like many people and organisations in the world, you find yourself becoming more environmentally conscious, a great place where you can make a difference is with your ISO certification company!
Businesses all across the globe are making strides towards becoming more sustainable through a number of actionable targets, such as using more renewable energy sources of power, going paperless and pulling the plug on all electrical devices at the end of the working day. However, another way that businesses make the green leap is to choose a more sustainable ISO certification company, just like ISO Accelerator!
Traditional methods of achieving ISO certification involves a series of on-site certification audits, which could potentially add up to miles of travel. This not only results in time and money expenses for the company looking to get accredited but also unnecessary damage to the environment as a result of travel and the use of resources. With ISO Accelerator, you can still achieve ISO certification whilst eliminating all of these potentially harmful actions through our easy-to-use online process. This is particularly useful for smaller companies who may not be able to dedicate time supporting day-long certification audits, thus providing them with greater flexibility to become certified.
Not only will the process of becoming ISO accredited become more sustainable, but the way in which your business operates will also with more streamlined and efficient working practices. The climate crisis has never been such a hot topic and with the help of ISO Accelerator, you can do your part in making the right steps towards the change that is needed.
To learn more about how our accreditation process works, click here. If you would like to take the first steps to switch to a more sustainable certification company like ISOA, click below or contact us today by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org calling 01308 302010 today.
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Here at ISO Accelerator, we’ve always tried to make the process of applying and achieving ISO certification as easy and efficient as possible, by eliminating the need for time-consuming consultation sessions and site visits.
With our help, business owners and organisations are able to obtain ISO accreditation without the usual hassle and expenditure of resources through our simple online process, and now, it’s even easier!
Traditionally, to get certified with us, organisations would have to complete our online application form to begin the process of developing a Quality Management System Manual. Once this has been finalised, a Self-Declaration of Conformance would then be submitted, which allows us to issue your ISO certificate. But now, we offer an even faster and more time-efficient way. To get certified now, all that is required is for you to visit our certification page, select the accreditation you desire from our range of certifications and finalise your purchase.
This eliminates time-consuming factors even further, by allowing you to choose the exact certification you need, purchasing it and following the required steps without our involvement – fantastic! Getting recertified once you have received your ISO accreditation has also been made easier with recertification processes included also.
We are proud to be one of the very first accreditors to offer this service, enabling business owners and organisations to save even more time and resources by getting certified in as quick as two days. You can view our full range of certifications below.
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For more information on our collection of accreditations or how we can help your business become ISO certified, be sure to get in touch with us today.
Brexit seems to have been on everyone's minds for as long as we can remember, but it looks like things are finally coming to a head. At the beginning of January, MPs gave their backing for a withdrawal agreement bill that will see the UK leave the EU on January 31st. So, with this in mind, many UK businesses are starting to consider their relationship with the US.
The relationship between the UK and the USA has always been one of mutual support, but once Brexit is over with, we can expect this to strengthen even more. US president, Donald Trump is said to be "excited" about the closer post-Brexit relations that are likely to develop over the coming months. Meanwhile, our own Prime Minister is prioritising a trade deal with the US and plans to get this underway as soon as possible.
At this point, there's no doubt that British and American businesses need to start evolving and creating closer ties. We may find we have an influx of US customers looking for British products and services and vice versa. So, how can you prepare your business?
Gain your ISO accreditation through ISO Accelerator!
If you do want to build business trades with the US, you'll benefit from gaining your ISO certification through ISO Accelerator. Why? because we are accredited by USAS, a company based in Florida, USA. American businesses (and customers) will have confidence in your quality management systems if they see you've been certified by us. Plus, when you choose to gain certification through us, you'll be able to gain your ISO certification in as little as 7 days!
So, if you are not yet ISO certified, but you'd like to get the ball rolling pre-Brexit, simply use the buttons below to get started. If you'd like to speak to us directly, you can give us a call on 01308 302 010.
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