Some Alternatives to ISO Certification

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ISO Certification is recognised across the world to represent the best practice in a variety of management disciplines. However, for many smaller organisations the formality, complexity and costs of achieving ISO Certification can be off-putting, which is a terrible shame as all organisations can benefit from ISO Management Systems. We have solutions to help small […]

Some Alternatives to ISO Certification

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ISO Certification is recognised across the world to represent the best practice in a variety of management disciplines. However, for many smaller organisations the formality, complexity and costs of achieving ISO Certification can be off-putting, which is a terrible shame as all organisations can benefit from ISO Management Systems. We have solutions to help small […]

VR & AR at #TechCityonSea

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Southend’s biggest Tech Event, #TechCityonSea, was all about Virtual Reality this time. We were delighted to attend and explain how our suite of Risk Management Services can support both end users and providers.  Including ISO 27001 – the Information Security Standard. Top FREE VR Apps for your Smartphone If you picked up one of our […]

How Emoji’s Could be Good for Business!

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The long-standing etiquette of professional communication is beginning to change as the boundaries separating our work and personal lives become more blurred, thanks to flexible working practices. Some will see this as a negative step, devaluing the work relationship and causing distractions at work. Often a misguided LinkedIn post is relegated to Facebook, for example. […]

Learning Lessons from Near-Misses

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Many types of incidents that need to be properly managed and reported can occur within an organisation; such as Employee Accidents, Data Breaches, Defective Products and Environmental Impacts. Most organisations will have procedures for managing these varying types of incident. Incidents where there has been an observable impact, such as an injury or a breach […]

Assent Celebrate National Vegetarian Week!

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Socialising, opening up to new business opportunities and free vegetarian food – what could be a better way to celebrate National Vegetarian Week in a business environment? This week (14th-18th May) has marked National Vegetarian Week and we decided to celebrate by holding a networking event with meat-free snacks! Below you can find images from […]

5 Steps to Improve your Organisation’s Resilience

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Change can occur rapidly from many different directions and we often see examples of strong businesses fall victim to the pace of change.  The high street is just one example. So here are 5 steps any organisation can take to improve its resilience in any climate. Understand What You Do. This might seem like a […]

5 Steps to Improve your Organisation’s Resilience

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Change can occur rapidly from many different directions and we often see examples of strong businesses fall victim to the pace of change.  The high street is just one example. So here are 5 steps any organisation can take to improve its resilience in any climate. Understand What You Do. This might seem like a […]