ISO 9001 Certification

ISO 14001 Certification

BS EN ISO 9001:2008 is the standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS). It is implemented by nearly 1 million companies and other organisations in over 150 countries.  Though achieving quality is the primary objective of ISO 9001, it is better viewed as a template for the management system of your business.

A successful QMS should improve either or both the products and services of a company by focusing activities towards regulatory awareness, customer expectations and continual improvement of its performance. The benefits of operating a QMS include:

  • Improved consistency of products and services
  • More repeat business
  • Improved tender success
  • Lower staff turnover
  • Higher profit margins
  • PR
  • Fewer customer queries and audits
  • Acceptance and recognition in international markets

Ligna works with businesses to develop and provide on-going support to their QMS.  This work may include the development of operational procedures, where required, guidance with document and record management and quality training for staff.

At Ligna, we believe in applying a business mind to the support we provide our clients.  This means ensuring that your customer expectations are met and that you comply with the regulatory and other obligations that are applicable to your business activity, that your QMS remains relevant and functional, but never excessive.

Depending on a company’s motives for operating ISO 9001 they may wish to obtain third-party certification which Ligna can easily organise through one of our associated UKAS-accredited ISO 9001 auditing organisations.

BS EN ISO 14001:2004 is the standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS). An EMS is a tool to identify a business’s environmental impacts, develop mitigation options to reduce these and ensure compliance with increasing regulatory, policy and other environmental commitments.

An EMS can be implemented as a stand-alone system or with a Quality Management System (QMS), as part of a consolidated system. The benefits of operating an EMS include:

  • Cost Savings
  • Reduction and mitigation of environmental impact
  • Improved tender success
  • Environmental PR
  • Improved regulatory compliance
  • Acceptance and recognition in international markets

During the process of EMS development Ligna identifies where the business activity impacts on the environment and assesses the significance of those impacts. Following definition of impacts we work together to develop SMART objectives and targets for improvement, as well as the action plans to achieve them.

Ligna works with a wide-range of businesses and sectors and we are able to tailor an EMS to specific meet specific environmental objectives such as carbon action plans or Life Cycle Assessments. We remain up to date with regulatory and other developments that are likely to affect business environmental performance in the UK.

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consultancy in the forest and forest products industries Telford, Shropshire
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