ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 Benefits

There are several benefits to implementing ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 management systems. By gaining certification your business could open itself up to whole new markets, and increase your success when applying for tenders.

As well as this other benefits include:

  • Reduction in waste and consumption
  • Effective risk management
  • Possible reduction in insurance costs
  • A competitive advantage against other businesses in your sector
  • Improved customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Stronger stakeholder relationships

To find out more about gaining one or both of these Standards, get in touch today on 01952 288325, or fill out our online enquiry form.

Guidance for SME’s using ISO 9001:2015

The International Standards Organisation (ISO) has recently released a handbook for SME’s who are considering ISO 9001:2015 certification

The handbook was written by the same committee who developed the Standard’s 2015 update, so you know the advice in the handbook is relevant and be able to work in line with ISO’s requirements. Included within is advice on the different ways of approaching a quality management system, as well as detailed guidance on each element of the updated Standard.

ISO 9001:2015 is perfect for every company, irrespective of it’s size, but the handbook focuses specifically on maximising the benefit for SMEs. It’s clear and concise, and explains the requirements of a Quality Management System, before guiding you through the process of implementation. It also provides thorough explanations of Quality Management Systems, and how it can help your small/medium-sized enterprise improve quality in work, services and products, thereby improving their customer relationship, their credibility, as well as strengthening ties with other stakeholders.

ISO 9001:2015 for Small Enterprises – What to do? is available to download from the ISO Shop.

ISO 9001:2015 is an Internationally recognised Standard. For more information on getting certified, or for a free quote, call us on 01952 288325, or fill out our online enquiry form.

ISO 9001 for Small Businesses

Improve your small enterprise with ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is a quality management system (QMS), great for businesses who’re wanting to prove and improve their ability to meet their customers, clients and other stakeholders’ needs.
If you’re an SME, you could benefit from the Standard with an expansion of your business, and in turn, increased profitability. We at Interface, work with many small businesses all over the country, helping them to improve their quality management systems. We will tailor our services to you, and create an utterly bespoke plan to help you achieve ISO 9001 Standard! We cater to UKAS and non-UKAS clients respectively, and are the only UKAS accredited body in Shropshire!

Even if you think you know your business inside and out, hundreds of small businesses are experiencing huge benefits as a result of the 9001 Standard. With focus on customers, risk management and how to increase productivity, you can significantly increase how your business communicates itself internally and externally.

We have been certifying small businesses against the Standard in Shropshire, Birmingham and Manchester this week, so why not join them and get ahead of the game with ISO 9001.

ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised Standard. If you’d like a quote, call us on 01952 288325, or fill out our enquiry form .

Could your business benefit from ISO 9001?

Improve your management system

The key to a successful management system is communication and understanding. Without this the consequences for your business and employees are detrimental! That’s where ISO 9001 comes in.
Here at Interface, we are UKAS accredited, and you could achieve the ISO 9001 Standard with us within 6 months! This certification is suitable for any type of business, big or small. We work with your organisation to meet your company’s needs and tailor the outcomes of the Standard to benefit you.

There are many great benefits to this Standard including:

• Customer loyalty and satisfaction
• Improved internal communications
• A clear understanding of roles and expectations from employees
• Increased profitability

ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised Standard, and is compatible with other management system Standards, such as ISO 14001.

Call our office today on 01952 288325 , or fill out our enquiry form.

ISO 9001 Certification and Public Tenders

ISO 9001 Certification to win Public Tenders

Now more than ever, SME’s have a good chance of winning major public tenders. Now that the government is pushing for the pig contracts to be sectioned out into smaller contracts, the SME’s have the best chance to win such big contracts.

How can your company be high in the competition to won Public Tenders?

Get your company UKAS Accredited ISO 9001 Certification now! This will not only put you in the competition, but can quite effectively put you ahead of it too.

Without ISO 9001 Certification, you probably won’t even get passed the first stage of a public tender bid. This is because plenty of bids will have ISO 9001 Certification, therefore they won’t look at those who don’t.

ISO 9001 enables you to effectively manage the quality of your company. It ensures that you have the highest level of customer satisfaction, and that you meet any and all regulatory requirements. In the eyes of the bid reader, those with ISO 9001 Certification are the best.

If you want to stand out from the crowd even more, don’t just assume that adding ‘ISO 9001 Certified” is enough.
Go that extra mile, and really show your commitment as a company, both to ISO 9001 and to this Public Tender. Include in your bid what your ISO 9001 System will guarantee/mean if you win this tender. Advertise why an ISO 9001 Quality Management System is beneficial in this particular bid; does it evidence your businesses risk based thinking? Then add it in. Have you got proof of positive client feedback? Put that in too. Have you got proof of KPI’s and continual improvement? Then that belongs in there too.

These are just some of the examples of how have ISO 9001 Certification can put your Public Tender bid to the top.
If you would like to find out more about ISO 9001 Certification you can contact us for an informal chat. Or if you’d like to go right ahead and apply now, why not fill in our online application form and we will contact you.