Client successes: Thales, Abu Dhabi Commercial Properties, British Steel, and more choose LRQA for their assurance services

Achieving certification to some of the world’s most widely-recognised international management system standards requires strategic planning, a strong internal team effort, along with a close working relationship with an independent and recognised provider of professional assurance services such as LRQA.

These are just some of our clients whose achievements headlined recently:

Thales’s cyber security unit in the Netherlands gets certified to ISO 27001 (information security) and NEN 7510

René van Buuren, Cybersecurity Director of Thales Netherlands, said, “The ISO 27001 and NEN 7510 certificates are an extra addition to our current defence standards. The combination confirms that our customers are able to rely on the fact that their information system is secured in the best possible way and that our policy is focused on continuously adapting our information security tools to the most recent cyber-threats.” Read more about it here.

Abu Dhabi Commercial Properties (ADCP) committed to organisational health & safety through OHSAS 18001:2007 certification

“Our employees are the greatest asset and their well-being is our top priority”, stated Mr. Mohamed Binbrek the General Manager of ADCP. “Having a comprehensive health and safety framework in place across our branch network helps ADCP avoid incidents and improve our efficiency. The certification has been obtained after months of concentrated efforts by the ADCP Senior Management and a dedicated Health and Safety Team and has come after having implemented multiple initiatives to improve the health and safety conditions across our branch network. Extensive health and safety training for all ADCP staff and a host of additional precautionary and responsive measures have been implemented.” Read more about it here.

British Steel embeds quality into company culture through ISO 9001:2015 (quality) certification

Paul Martin, Managing Director of British Steel, said, “ISO 9001:2015 certification provides assurances to our customers and suppliers about our commitment to put our stakeholders first. We must ensure that we make quality part of our DNA as an organisation. We acknowledge that although we have received this recommendation there is no room for complacency and we must continually improve as a business.” Read more about it here.

SeeByte’s business management system design now ISO 9001:2015 certified

Gavin Irvine, Quality Assurance Manager at SeeByte, said, “Our goal is to provide our clients with software and engineering services which deliver on the high quality we promise. Committing to high QA standards is vital for us to do this. Meeting the requirements to achieve ISO certification essentially reflects the on-going efforts that SeeByte has put into our QA policies. We believe that this not only provides value to SeeByte, but the benefits extend to our customers as well.” Read more about it here.

Comms-care transitions to ISO 9001:2015 with view to move to revised ISO 14001:2015 (environmental) standard

Mark Forster, Operations Director at Comms-care said, “Achieving this is a genuine team effort and Comms-care’s success is a great testament to the enthusiasm of our staff and the effort put in across the company to meet the new requirements. This result should provide our customers with continued confidence in our commitment to satisfy the channel’s requirements and to exceeding their expectations wherever possible.”

LRQA also certifies Comms-care, an Ingram Micro company specialising in IT support and service solutions, to the latest version of ISO 20000-1 certified (Service Management), ISO 22301 (Business Continuity), and ISO 27001 (Information Security). The company is also planning its transition to the latest version of the environmental Standard ISO 14001:2015. Read more about it here.

Dubai Airports achieves ISO 31000 Enterprise Risk Management standard certification

Dubai Airports ISO 31000 certification


Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, receiving the letter of conformance from Gareth Kirkwood, Managing Director, LRQA Middle East and India. Read more about it here.

With all the major international standards and schemes being revised, LRQA is at the forefront of communicating the changes. We offer a range of assessment services as well public and in-house training courses, all aimed at helping to ensure that organisations worldwide have a smooth transition to the new standards.

For more information, email enquiries@lrqa.co.uk or visit our website at www.lrqa.co.uk