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Increasing customer and legal requirements are creating a need for enhanced quality to drive competitive advantage in all sectors. The most effective way to achieve those standards and demonstrate continuous improvement is with a Quality Management System, certified to the internationally-recognised ISO 9001:2015 standard.


ISO 9001: 2015 is the international standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS), applicable to any organisation across all sectors. ISO 9001 provides a framework to respond to changing quality requirements in line with changing demands across society, economics and environment.

Certification to ISO 9001 helps you to implement streamlined processes and improve operational efficiency, ensuring you are making the right decisions for your organisation. And Bureau Veritas is here to support you in achieving compliance.


Customers are vital to any business and your product or service must meet their requirements in order to keep them satisfied. ISO 9001 provides the framework you need to take a systematic approach to managing your business processes and meet those requirements.

With a set of common and stable requirements, it will not only give you a standard platform for continuous growth, but also a competitive advantage among your competitors.

Ensure your products and services effectively meet customer demands, as well as applicable statutory and regulatory requirements

Manage your organisation’s quality process more effectively

Measure progress towards continual improvement of business performance

Easily integrate with other international standards

Improve stakeholder and risk management

Ensure your Quality Management System is closely aligned with core business processes

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As a UKAS-accredited certification body, our team of experts work with organisations like yours to help meet the requirements of the standard, identifying any gaps in your management system and auditing the business to the required standard.

Our auditor selection process includes ongoing monitoring and continuous professional development programme to ensure that our resources are of the highest calibre.

We also offer remote management system audits, helping to maintain the validity of accredited certifications in the most efficient and effective way. 

  • Support from a global leader with more than 150,000 active ISO certificates and 7.400+ skilled auditors worldwide
  • Extensive knowledge of specific industry sectors, local regulations, markets and language to help meet your individual needs
  • Recognised by more than 40 national and international accreditation bodies across the world
  • Complete peace of mind from an impartial, independent third-party
  • What are the seven key principles of ISO 9001?

    The framework for ISO 9001 is built upon seven key principles, supporting organisations to ensure greater consistency, better customer satisfaction and stronger performance. They are engagement of people, customer focus, leadership, process approach, improvement, evidence-based decision making and relationship management.

  • What are the six mandatory procedures for ISO 9001?

    ISO 9001 sets six mandatory procedures that must be followed in order to achieve certification. The mandatory procedures are; control of documents, control of records, internal audits, control of non-conforming products or services, correction actions and continual improvement.

  • Who needs an ISO certification?

    ISO 9001 is applicable to organisations from any sector looking to demonstrate their commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. It is widely adopted by those in the manufacturing and service industries but is relevant for any organisation, large or small, in any sector.

  • Is ISO 9001 compulsory?

    No, ISO 9001 certification is not mandatory. It is a voluntary standard that organisations can choose to implement and be certified against. However, in some industries, customers or suppliers may require ISO 9001 certification as a condition of doing business with them.

  • How does ISO 9001 give competitive advantage?

    ISO 9001 provides a systematic approach to managing processes and improving quality, which can help organisations to enhance customer satisfaction, reduce costs, and improve overall performance. It can be a differentiator in the market, helping organisations of all sizes to stand out from their competition and to demonstrate their commitment to quality.


In addition to certification services, we provide relevant ISO 9001 training courses for implementing and maintaining an ISO 9001 quality management system.

Click the following links to learn more about our alternative quality management system services: 

Integrated Management system Certification

ISO 14001 environmental quality management system 

ISO 45001 health and safety management system

Quality Management Systems (QMS - ISO 9001:2015) Foundation - Public

Quality Management Systems (QMS - ISO 9001:2015) Internal Auditor - Public


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