Equas to merge with Cyber Security specialists, Ascentor

Following the acquisition of Ascentor by Amtivo Group in April 2021, Equas is set to merge with its Amtivo stablemate, Ascentor over the coming months. Specialising in independent cyber risk management and with an impressive range of support services, Ascentor’s merger with Equas means that clients from both companies will be able to access a […]

How to conduct an internal audit and when to use external resource

Internal Audits are a key component in ensuring that your management system(s) are being properly followed and maintained. For many organisations this can be a daunting task, especially given that internal audits must be conducted regularly in order to maintain ISO certification. As a result, the audits often take place in run up to their […]

UKAS v non-UKAS ISO accreditation, which one?

With SMEs making up the largest segment of businesses in the UK, it is not surprising that the majority of enquiries we receive are from people who are approaching ISO certification for the first time.  Many of the prospective clients I speak to on a daily basis often refer to themselves as “ISO Newbies” and […]

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 […]