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.
Coming back better: your business in 2021 with the help of isCompliant.
isCompliant’s virtual party tips
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 […]
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
Everyone’s talking about safeguarding our mental health during lockdown, but how do we look after our well-being and still get our jobs done? Here are our top five tips for looking after yourself while you’re looking after your business. Create a calm work environment We’re in lockdown for another three weeks at least, so it’s […]
Everyone wants to be more productive, which, in contrast to just being ‘busy’, means that you actually get through your to-do list and have a life outside of work. It’s a no-brainer. But, if you’re working long hours and getting nowhere, what are you doing wrong? We’ve searched far and wide, drawing wisdom from Harvard […]
You’re a small business working your socks off to achieve ISO certification. And there’s just one thing now standing between you and it: an external audit. Yikes. The word ‘audit’ strikes fear into the souls of even the most hardened business people. But does it have to be that way? We think not. So, in […]
It’s a phrase that’s immediately familiar to military personnel, and to fervent NCIS fans. Now you think of it, you’ve probably heard it now and then. But what’s it got to do with compliance? ‘I got your six’ was a saying coined by World War I fighter pilots who’d refer to a pilot’s rear as […]