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  • Internal Audits – When, Why and Who?
    on Mar 23, 2016 in Business News
    In addition to the Annual Surveillance audit (the audit that will in turn produce your Certificate) your organization needs to ensure a programme of internal audits is undertaken. There is no established requirement for the frequency of these audits,...
  • Latest revision of Medical Device standard published!
    on Mar 15, 2016 in Business News
    The latest revision of ISO 13485 (Medical Devices – Quality Management System) has been published. The standard, which is certified in over 27,000 organizations worldwide, provides a framework that meets the comprehensive requirements for a Medical...
  • Replacement for BS OHSAS 18001 reaches Draft Stage
    on Feb 17, 2016 in Business News
      The upcoming replacement for the BS OHSAS 18001:2007 standard, the ISO 45001 (Occupational Health & Safety Management) has reached Draft International Standard (DIS) stage. What does this mean? Whenever a new standard is created, the best...
  • How are ISO Standards Created?
    on Jan 25, 2016 in Business News
      There are over Twenty Thousand ISO standards currently in use around the world, everything from Aeroplanes to Zoos’ have applicable standards for their operation and industry. But where do they come from? ISO, the International Organization...
  • Countering Bribery with International Standards
    on Jan 12, 2016 in Business News
      Countering Bribery with International Standards   Towards the end of 2015 we witnessed the unprecedented investigation and later wave of criminal proceedings against the board of FIFA, the international governing body of association socce...
  • Geneva… we have an ISO
    on Dec 15, 2015 in Business News
    The 15th of December saw a milestone in European, and more noticeably, British space exploration, with Major Tim Peake travelling to the International Space Station on the Russian Soyuz rocket along with American Tim Kopra and Russian Yuri Malenchenk...
  • New Methods Of Micronutrient Testing For Infant Formula
    on Dec 15, 2015 in Business News
      Eight new ISO Standards are being developed, specifically for the testing of micro nutrients, such as vitamins, to ensure that the nutrient content of baby formula is conforming to the label declaration. Although there are several existing foo...
  • International Tea Day and ISO?
    on Dec 15, 2015 in Business News
      December the 15th is #InternationalTeaDay, a day to celebrate the world’s second most popular drink (After water) and part of our day to day life. However, Milk or Tea first? A long running debate that, along with many uncertainties… R...
  • Next Generation of Health & Safety Management
    on Nov 24, 2015 in Business News
      A lot can happen in 15 seconds around the world. Be it the 1,125 McDonalds burgers that are sold, 69,000 tweets posted or the $21,000 of commerce on Amazon. But did you know that in those 15 seconds 153… Read more › The post Next...
  • IBM Benefits From ISO 14001
    on Nov 13, 2015 in Business News
    The world’s largest technology company, with approximately 380,000 employees, in over 175 countries has now been branded as one of the greenest technology companies in the whole of the USA. IBM also happened to be one of the first global… Rea...
  • Docunet
    on Sep 3, 2014 in Testimonials
    Docunet has been delivering digitally based, on demand printing for 18 years. Their core business comes from printing information or construction manuals for purchased items and reprographics mainly for the [...]...
  • Apple goes deep in the heart of Texas!
    on Oct 22, 2013 in Business News
    Apple, that giant of the digital world, is opening assembly lines in Texas for part of its Mac range of computers. The news was first announced in December [...]...
  • Whoever buys Blackberry, buys it warts and all
    on Oct 16, 2013 in Business News
    The race is on to buy Blackberry, and companies apparently interested in owning part or all of the mobile phone company include Google and Cisco, with Blackberry itself [...]...
  • Research proves danger of malware hiding in peripherals
    on Oct 1, 2013 in Business News
    IT security is constantly under threat, and there is an ongoing race between malware developers – seeking new, more sophisticated ways of hacking data – and the anti-malware community, which [...]...
  • Obama to Pick Clean-Air Regulator
    on Sep 2, 2013 in Business News
    Janet McCabe, a deputy administrator at the EPA’s clean-air office, is expected to be nominated to head the division, a position that would put her at the center [...]...
  • Farrow and Ball New Colours 2013 Part 2
    on Aug 28, 2013 in Blog colours
    Ok more on the new colour palette from Farrow and Ball. We’ve been using a lot of Cornforth White in schemes with Strong White used on woodwork and ceilings. Its  creates a great look which suits a period or new property. Must be a a colour se...
  • working with an interior designer
    on Aug 27, 2013 in Blog kitchen design
    A good interior can, and should, change how we behave and feel. Interiors are a microcosm of society, a frame, a world unto themselves and have a profound effect on our mental outlook, health and behaviour.  The best interior designs should reflect...
  • Farrow and Ball new colours for 2013 part 1
    on Aug 20, 2013 in Blog colours
    Bad to get excited about something as mundane as a few new paint colours being launched on the market but I am! Being addicted to Farrow and Ball paints the delivery of the new Farrow and Ball  colour cards with news of  new paint colours is a cau...
  • in with the old….
    on Aug 6, 2013 in Blog colours decorating ideas
    Work is taking a back seat this week as we get ready to move home and offices.  Its sort of moving back rather than moving on! I am  moving back to my old house which has been rented out for the last 7 years and one I decorated 10 years ago. It mus...
  • Cheltenham Regency Renovation and Interior Design
    on Jul 30, 2013 in Portfolio
    space planning, concept design, kitchen and bathroom design, budget management, contracts administraion, supplier of fittings and fixtures. This has been a fantastic project working with amazing clients and house. The property a regency townhouse was...