ISO 9001Quality Management

ISO 9001 is your route to
world-class quality assurance

ISO 9001 is not only the world’s most recognised quality management standard, it is also a great business management tool. Here at QMS, we can provide you with a simple and affordable process that delivers ISO 9001 certification with the minimum of fuss. By tailoring our approach to the needs of your organisation, our consultants will ensure you get the framework that works for you.

Our aim is to help you implement a clear and usable quality management system that delivers effective and efficient management processes. You can find out more about the principles of ISO 9001 here.

Why should I apply for ISO 9001 certification?

The ISO 9001 Quality Management System will help you streamline your processes, reduce errors, free up valuable management time and improve internal communications. Companies adopting this approach benefit from increased employee morale, improved customer retention and healthier revenues.

In short, by adopting ISO 9001 you demonstrate that your organisation is customer focused and committed to delivering high quality services.

Here are some benefits of using the ISO 9001 framework:

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    Increased efficiency, by following industry best-practice and focusing on quality you can reduce costs

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    Increased revenue, by being more efficient you retain customers and win new business

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    Improved employee morale, by improving internal communications you ensure everyone works to one agenda

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    Recognition in 188 countries, because international industry experts have written the ISO 9001 standard it reassures your international clients

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    Improved supplier relationships, because ISO 9001 certification increases their confidence in your processes

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    Improved record keeping, because the system covers your organisation’s document handling process from start to finish

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    Higher levels of customer satisfaction, by reducing errors you increase customer confidence in your ability to deliver products and services

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    Continuous improvement, using non-conformity reporting and trend analysis helps you stay focused

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    Fact based decision making, by using robust data, ISO 9001 enables you to make better decisions

If you would like to find out how theses benefits impact organisations, like yours, then please feel free to read our ISO 9001 client case study or alternatively you can view other useful documents on the download section below. In this case study you can discover how a business saved money and won new customers as a result of gaining ISO 9001 certification.

How businesses have benefitted from ISO 9001

How to get ISO 9001

Our expert consultants will make the process of gaining ISO 9001 certification as straightforward as possible for you. This includes helping you make any necessary improvements to your current business processes.

Watch our video to see what other organisations think about the ISO 9001 certification process.

Our 3-stage certification process ensures you get the help you need at every step. We can even create your quality manual for you, saving you time and money.

Once you have achieved certification, you will need to pass an audit each year. This is to ensure your business stays on track. Your first audit will be one year after you receive your ISO 9001 certificate.

Download these helpful documents:

ISO 9001 Implementation Guide

Covering the principles of ISO 9001

CASE STUDY: Mode Print Services

ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 Certification

ISO 9001 Brief Overview Leaflet

Understanding the Basics of ISO 9001

ISO 9001 Checklist

Understand what ISO 9001 requires from your business

Beginner's guide to ISO 9001

Quality Management System requirements explained

Top 10 Non-conformities for ISO 9001

Areas to focus on in order to prevent non-conformities

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How much does an ISO 9001 cost?

The cost of certification depends on several factors. These include your business sector, your annual turnover, the location of your offices, and the number of employees. We will also need to know if  you require ASCB or UKAS accreditation.

However, QMS is committed to providing a cost-effective route to ISO 9001:2015 certification. That’s why we focus on making ISO certification simple and straightforward. We save you money because we spend less time creating complex document trails and more time building a system that works for your business.

To find out how affordable ISO 9001 certification really is, just use our Fee Calculator and we’ll email you a bespoke quote immediately.


How long will it take to get ISO 9001?

From your first consultation with our ISO specialists through to certification, can take as little as 30 days. However, this does depend on the size and complexity of your business.

Remember, we can normally save you time and effort by drafting your quality manual for you. This can also help you gain certification faster than you would by doing it yourself.

For more details on what it takes to get ISO 9001, please see our implementation guide. Or use our ISO 9001 checklist to see what information you will need to provide to meet ISO 9001 requirements.

Latest ISO 9001 news

At QMS we are constantly updating our approach and process to meet the latest changes in how ISO 9001 works.