So said Stephen King, probably the globe’s most acclaimed horror writer and surprisingly nice guy. Unwittingly, Stephen has also hit the nail on the head describing how ISO standards can prepare us for the worst that life and business can throw at us. Let’s be honest, in the UK we’ve had our fair share of crises over the past year. And we’re not out of the woods yet.
If you’ve been in business for a while, are working towards, or have secured, certification in ISO 9001:2015, you’ll understand what we mean by the ‘process approach’. QEM has always lived by process and procedure, but what we didn’t know (till now) is how vital processes would be in the time of COVID. What is […]
Coming back better: your business in 2021 with the help of isCompliant.
Exciting news: notification emails are here! We know that this is a feature that many of you have requested – receiving notifications when records within your isCompliant system are due to expire. This is something we have been working hard over the past few months to realise, and we’re pleased to announce that this weekend, […]
In, out, in, out – it seems that running a business is more hokey cokey than anything else at the moment. Surely it was just a minute ago that offices were starting to re-open. Now we’ve all been sent home again, as England starts the dreaded #Lockdown2. Just like the annoying dance, your business needs […]
Incidents at home shouldn’t be out of sight, out of mind.
More homeworking has seen an increase in cyber-crime and businesses are having to be vigilant.
Only one thing has been a constant in the past few months, and that’s change. While the UK at large is gradually returning to some semblance of normality, we still wake every day to challenging headlines: sudden local lockdowns, countries added to the travel quarantine list, or suppliers announcing a raft of positive cases amongst […]
Lockdown, COVID-19, New normal
On 23 March, our world changed. With Boris Johnson’s address, the nation’s workforce was essentially sent home overnight. As his broadcast ended, businesses across the UK scrambled to get their people back online from spare rooms, loft conversions and kitchen worktops. Within 24 hours, we were not only juggling our careers, but childcare and home-schooling […]