Business

How to effectively and efficiently overcome your audit challenge?

There is something calming and encouraging about checklists – especially if they are enticing, easy to follow through and constructive. This is even more true if you are struggling with conducting your audits as efficiently and effectively as possible....
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Enterprise Risk Management – When not doing ‘risk’ is risky! By Ed Balfour

As businesses globalize and operate in an ever more interconnected (think social) world, consumers and stakeholders can wield great power from a keyboard! Combine this with the pace of technical innovation and disruption (cyber, fintech etc) it is no...
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How does your product recall plan stack up against the standard?

A product recall can be a “bet the company event”.  Are you confident that your incident management and product recall program can prevent a brand crisis? When was the last time you reviewed it and tested it? Unfortunately we continue to see even...
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How a cloud-based software can keep the organisation compliant and audit-ready at all times?

Before we outline why you need a compliance solution, let’s start with a few questions for all of us to reflect on: How many of us prepare for the day of the audit? How many of us feel ready and how many of us are nervous? Do we have all the documentation...
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How to undertake food safety monitoring in your food business – Amanda Evans-Lara (www.haccpmentor.com)

Food safety monitoring is essential to ensure that the food produced by the food industry is both safe and suitable for consumption.  Without it, how do you prove to regulatory authorities and external auditors that compliance obligations are being met?...
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Future-Audits, Crowd sourcing and Social Collaboration Point: The Way Forward

Using social platforms to support the audit process with electronic audit tools and remote auditors is the way of the future. How we start to position ourselves for the future audit is something I have been thinking about since I first wrote parts of...
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