ISO’s essential guide for SME’s wishing to implement a quality management system (QMS) has just been updated, providing practical advice and concrete examples tailored specifically for small businesses.
ISO 9001:2015 for Small Enterprises – What to do? has just been updated to align with the newly revised version of one of ISO’s most popular standards, ISO 9001, Quality management systems – Requirements, updated in 2015.
The handbook was written by a group of experts from ISO/TC 176/SC 2, the technical subcommittee that developed ISO 9001:2015, and features useful information on everything from how to get started right through to guidance for those who choose to seek certification. It includes practical advice on the different ways of approaching a quality management system (QMS) as well as detailed guidance on each element of ISO 9001:2015.
Nigel Croft, Chairman of ISO/TC 176/SC 2, said: “This handbook recognizes that small businesses have different needs and challenges compared to large organizations, with different ways of working and often with limited resources. This handbook offers tailored advice to help them implement a quality management system that can truly be useful, and help them to improve their overall business performance.”
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