The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) publishes the majority of standards in the world. These standards are often used to regulate manufacturing, business, and quality practices across a variety of different industries. In order for people to trust businesses and their actions, they must be held to the same high standards that are produced by ISO.
Here at JVR Consultancy, we have a reputation as one of the United Kingdom’s most reputable and accomplished compliance advisory consultancies.
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The UK economy has seen periods of growth throughout 2020 with some sectors outperforming other areas, thanks to significant investments from the government – the construction industry is one of them.
Due to the high rise in cyber attacks and malware on businesses, the future of Cybersecurity is becoming a hot topic in the digital world.
Now that you have successfully achieved your desired accreditation within your sector, you mustn’t let standards drop. But how do you go about ensuring this does not happen?
Medical devices are clearly necessary. They make the difference between life and death in the most severe cases, and even in more minor examples, they will be doing the job of monitoring the patients’ health and potentially administering medication
On 1st January 2021, a section of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply. This may well affect some UK businesses – those that have customers based within the EU and no staff, or company representatives there.
Your cyber security program protects you against threats and potential data breaches that can be fatal for businesses. Considering everything is related to the internet today, it makes sense to create a plan that’s as comprehensive and thorough as possible.
It is likely that you will have seen both ‘Cybersecurity’ and ‘Cyber Security’ written down, so which is it? If you’ve searched for either one, the likelihood is that you have received results that include different spellings of the word.
From ease of business transactions to effortless operations, the internet boasts numerous benefits for businesses and individuals. However, at the same time, the internet is a hazardous space riddled with cyber attacks, viruses, trojans, malicious links, malware, and other attacks.
Cyber-attacks are on the rise. The pandemic has seen online activity rocket, providing the perfect opportunity for high numbers of cyber-attacks to occur.
It isn’t a matter of “if” or “when”, but as your company is being hacked, how can organizations respond to and manage the cyberthreats landscape.
As we continue to isolate ourselves and work from home for most parts, there is no ignoring the massive impact that the current COVID-19 pandemic has had on the technology sector and its innovation.
Cybersecurity continues its rapid growth as more businesses become increasingly reliant on cloud computing, making cloud jacking a significant threat.
Cyber Security is one of the biggest features of the business industry in the 21st-century. Without safe and secure processes, your company runs the risk of leaking data due to a breach caused by an external source.
JVR Consultancy Ltd has received accreditation from IASME Consortium for Cyber Essentials.
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the UK construction industry, with many builds grinding suddenly to a halt and losing out on precious time, budget, and contract demands. It has put the country in a state of flux.
FinTech, or Financial Technology, is an emerging industry which looks to improve financial activities, especially for businesses, such as the delivery and automation of financial services.
Achilles operates the prestigious Utilities Vendor Database Service (UVDB), used by leading UK utilities companies. Achilles UVDB accreditation entitles businesses to pre-qualify, using one questionnaire to market themselves across the whole industry.
Achilles UVDB (Utility Vendor Database) is a pre-qualification scheme that is designed to ensure accountability and ethical considerations throughout the utility sector within the UK.
For those working as part of the supply chain and dealing with utilities, the UVDB Registration is something you must look into. For the majority of the industry, you can not expect to promote your products effectively without UVDB registration and accreditation.
The Achilles Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB) is a service designed to minimise the risk involved in supply chain management and ensure consistent compliance with regulations across the board within the utility sector.
Supply chain management refers to managing supply chain processes to increase customer value and gain a competitive edge.
Founded in 1990, Achilles allows organisations in a variety of industries, including Construction, Oil & Gas and Utility, to maintain a higher level of control. To do this, Achilles works to identify, assess, and monitor the supply chain of a range of enterprises with the hope of reducing risk for buyers bidding for tenders and maintaining superb industry standards.
The construction industry demands a certain level of quality. The Achilles BuildingConfidence accreditation scheme is one of the steps that businesses take to develop and maintain such quality focusing on standards
Supplier information management (SIM) is a supply chain system which offers a full picture of supplier info. First, suppliers join an industry database by filling in a detailed questionnaire. Buyers can then access that data, to make informed decisions on which suppliers to work with.
At Achilles, “where insight beats hindsight”, we’re always striving to provide our clients and members with the very best in data and collected information to help them use analytics to streamline their supply chains and boost performance and productivity in every area of business.
At JVR, we can help your business to achieve the certification required to grow your business. To help identify the areas that may need improving, we offer a no obligation free gap analysis to all our clients.
Covid-19 has hit many businesses hard. However, for others it has offered a golden opportunity to grow one’s business and tap into new markets.
For businesses that have incurred hardships as a result of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the UK government offers much-needed financial support. There are initiatives available to all sizes of businesses to help survive this tough time.
A Compliance Management System, which is commonly shortened to CMS, is an integrated system that compromises of tools, controls, processes, functions, and written documents, which help an organization comply with their legal requirements.
Audit is a word that strikes fear in many organisations. However, if your business is well-prepared for an audit, the whole process becomes a hassle-free experience. JVR Consultancy is highly experienced in compliance and the audit process.
Would you like your business to reap the benefits associated with accreditation, but feel unsure where to start? If so, JVR Consultancy can help by performing a GAP Analysis for your business.
Consultancy is a popular option for businesses who could use some short-term expertise in a particular area, without wishing to take on the commitment of an additional staff member.
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