Given the importance of external audits, see previous articles, it’s primordial to put much more resources in it than you were used to. That permits to increase the score, the awareness and team spirit of your employees. Continue reading “Allow external audits to run optimally”
The external auditor – The organisation specialist
The external auditor is often underestimated by organisations, which is strongly discouraged. People don’t realize that the requirements on auditors are very high. A relevant experience in the sector and a broad organisational knowledge are minimum requirements. Continue reading “The external auditor – The organisation specialist”
How to ensure that the external audit runs smoothly?
The importance of an external audit is underestimated by a lot of companies. That can be recognized by the following signals: Continue reading “How to ensure that the external audit runs smoothly?”
What’s the importance of an external audit?
An external audit is a measuring moment done by an external party. This moment has a defined duration. There is the beginning, the audit and the auditor leaves and the result is there. Afterwards, nothing can be changed. We find ourselves with the result and the actions to be taken: Continue reading “What’s the importance of an external audit?”
Which method and preparation to use to ensure an excellent audit result?
Only one method works to obtain an excellent audit result. It’s looking to your company through the eyes of the auditor. That’s quite more demanding and it asks for a change in the way of working. Continue reading “Which method and preparation to use to ensure an excellent audit result?”
Certification – The certificate: Starting point or Finish?
A quality certificate is a must if there is a wish to be considered as a serious business partner. It’s one of the first questions when a company presents itself to a new customer or enters a new market. Continue reading “Certification – The certificate: Starting point or Finish?”
The failure of a certified system
Your company is certified. That allows you and your customers the assurance of the product quality. Once obtained, a loss of attention on your quality processes may occur. The organisation works well and isn’t ready to improve the quality level, people are satisfied. Continue reading “The failure of a certified system”
How to get your certificate in one go?
- When renewing your certificate, it’s important that your company gets the certificate in one go. That’s why it is so important to prepare well and to evaluate before, whether there aren’t any sources of findings. Continue reading “How to get your certificate in one go?”
Certified but your customers come to audit you?
You have all the necessary certificates – IFS, BRC, ISO – giving you permission to deliver your customer. However, he will visit you to carry out an audit. You observe that there are more and more customers coming to audit you. Continue reading “Certified but your customers come to audit you?”