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ISO 9001 in 10 days for PPE Supplier

When the founder of Lasercut Works contacted us the business had recently received approval from the NHS for their range of PPE equipment, including visors, surgical masks, aprons and safety goggles. They were already operating at scale but wanted to introduce ISO 9001 into the business and achieve certification in a very short timescale. By […]

10 Business Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification

ISO 9001 is the best known and most credible quality management standard. It shows that a business takes a lot of care when it comes to its products and services. Millions of businesses around the world are looking to implement this certification, but why?  This article looks at the 10 benefits of having ISO 9001 […]

5 Most Commonly Asked Questions About ISO 9001

We are all experiencing unprecedented times, both personally and professionally. At Equas, we are fortunate that we can continue to operate at 100% capacity due to the nature of our business and delivery model, i.e. remote working. Our clients, both current and prospective, are not so fortunate. We are seeing some clients “hibernate” whilst others […]

Equas Ltd Proud to be a FAPSA member

When Allan Scott, Mike Holden and John Haugh set up The Forensic and Policing Services Association (FAPSA) they had no real idea of the powerful nature of business relationships that can be forged through collaboration. The association was launched at The Forensics Europe Expo in London in 2012 and in the past 18 months its […]

Express Elevators Ltd gain certification

Express Elevators Ltd is an independent lift company, based in Shipley and operating across the whole of the UK, specialising in the maintenance and repair of all makes and types of lift equipment, installation of new lifts and the modernisation and refurbishment of existing equipment. With a view to retaining its membership of LEIA (the Lift and […]

Success in Sierra Leone

Westminster Aviation Security Services Ltd gains ISO 9001:2008 Westminster Aviation Security Services Ltd. (WASS), part of the managed services division of the Westminster Group Plc., is proud to announce that it has gained ISO 9001 Quality Assurance Certification for its Aviation Security Services at Freetown International Airport (FNA) in Sierra Leone. Commenting on the achievement […]

M7 meets the grade with ISO Certification

M7 Managed Services combines managed services, technical capability around IBM infrastructure and financing to meet organisations’ IT requirements in innovative and cost-effective ways. M7 is proud to announce its UKAS-accredited certification to the internationally recognised Quality Management and Environmental Management standards – ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004. M7 achieved this as a result of undertaking […]

Equas becomes a member of ADS

Equas has become a member of ADS, the premier trade organisation advancing the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries. “We believe that ADS membership provides us with an excellent opportunity to engage more closely with UK companies operating in this key market” said Steve Sears, Equas’s ADS sector specialist. “With the government’s policy of […]

7 Business Benefits of ISO 14001 Certification

Leading consultancy Equas specialises in helping organisations improve their management systems, thereby enabling them to become more efficient and achieve more of their strategic objectives.  Their simple and highly cost-effective methodologies have enabled hundreds of companies and organisations to achieve ISO and other internationally-recognised standards and to gain all the benefits that these standards were […]

Caring about Success

1st Care Nursing is a specialist nursing and domiciliary care agency based in Essex. When the company was taken over by its present owners in 2010 most of its documentation and processes were fragmented and poorly organised. The new owners wanted to put in a Quality Management System (QMS) that would enable them to aggregate […]