The benefits of
ISO 9001 QMS
Consistently providing products and services which meet customer expectations.
Great potential to win new contracts, for example, contracts and tenders can often require organisations to be ISO 9001:2015 certified.
Continually improving processes, products and services by identifying improvement opportunities and acting upon them.
Reducing the likelihood of mistakes and enhanced customer satisfaction.
Demonstrating commitment to quality, to customers, staff and suppliers.
Problems & Opportunities
Identifying any potential problems or opportunities for improvement within the organisation.
Providing 5 star business support for
Straightforward to deal with
"Guthrie & Craig are practical and straightforward to deal with. They know the Standards inside out and are prepared to discuss with Assessors about the practicality and the real value of what they recommend..."
Bells Heat Transfer
Fantastic to work with
“We have worked with Guthrie & Craig since 2010, and have always found them fantastic to work with. They always provide clear and pragmatic advice, and Paul Milroy in particular is very knowledgeable."
Q&S Commercial Landscapes
Skilled and talented professional
“Neil is an extremely skilled and talented professional who has provided an outstanding service to us since he took over Guthrie & Craig and I cannot recommend him and his team highly enough.”
Scottish Borders Council
Excellent and professional
“We initially set out on our journey to achieve ISO accreditation and now have all 3 standards. We also have Chris visit all our work sites on a regular basis to carry out audits and full site HSE inspection to make sure we are working in compliance with company procedures.”
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Guthrie & Craig for their continued support with our CHAS accreditation and aiding with training courses that meet our needs. I couldn’t recommend them enough”
Custom Fencing Limited
ISO 9001 Gap Analysis
In most circumstances we will always start by completing a Gap Analysis, to see how closely your current system meets the requirements of ISO 9001.
Once completed, we will provide a full written report with any findings, which can then be used to develop an ISO 9001 Implementation Plan.
Development of an ISO 9001 Quality Management System
Our experienced team of Consultant’s will help design and build a Quality Management System to meet your requirements, which also covers the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.
Our highly trained team of Consultants can carry out independent Internal Audits of your management systems.
On-going support / maintenance including updates to systems, covering areas such as Management Review, Non Conformance, Internal Audits (Following successful certification to ISO 9001).
Attend External UKAS Assessments
Guthrie & Craig can provide on-site support at external UKAS Assessments, helping you at every step of the way.
ISO 9001 Awareness Training
It is important that all employees within your business have an understanding of how ISO 9001 relates to their role within the business. Guthrie & Craig can prepare a short awareness course covering the basics of ISO 9001:2015 and how the standard applies across the roles within your business.
Learn more about ISO 9001 Accreditation
Once you have your system developed and you commence working to your processes, it should take approximately 3 months to achieve Certification to ISO 9001:2015. This is of course, also dependent upon the UKAS Assessment Body having resource availability to undertake the Assessment. Certification can be achieved sooner, however we do recommend having sufficient time to fully implement your system
We work with a high number of UKAS Assessment Bodies, and although we would never recommend one in particular, we can provide details of Assessment Bodies based in the UK. They will then provide you a separate quotation for the Assessment.
With a 100% success rate in supporting businesses achieving UKAS certification to ISO Standards, such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, and ISO 45001, you are in safe hands with Guthrie & Craig.