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Guide to ISO 9001

You’ve probably heard of ISO 9001 because you’ve seen a logo on the side of a van, or been told you need it for a tender you’re interested in. At the moment then, you’re probably wondering what on earth this mix of letters and numbers means and you’re not alone! ‘ISO’ represents the International Organization for Standardization, an international standards institute. It takes feedback from multiple sectors across the world to create relevant, worthwhile standards. These standards define how everyday products we use are manufactured, and when it comes to ISO 9001, how a Quality Management System is put in place. Why should I be taking notice? Well, you could argue that the fact that over 1,000,000 organisations implement ISO 9001 around the world is... »