Following considerable publicity over the last few years, most companies are now aware that the badge of ISMS approval enhances their image in the business community and with prospective customers.
Some of the important challenges include demonstrating that a company has an ISMS culture to ensure that its staff is working in the correct information security environment and that the organization is complying to information security legislation. An effective ISO 27001 Management System can improve site information security, customer satisfaction, business efficiency and achieve considerable cost savings, while positively enhancing your Company Image.
Your Route to Certification
Enquiry & Free Estimate
Following your enquiry and completion of our application and questionnaire, we review that information and provide you with a free estimate. There are no fees until you accept the estimate and return the signed contract that includes the conditions for certification. We will contact you to start the certification process and agree dates for the Stage 1 Audit, assign an auditor who contacts you to finalize arrangements
Stage 1 Audit
The stage 1 audit ( part of which is on generally on site) provides a focus for planning the Main Audit, which reviews documentation specific to your business, and to work with your staff to quickly resolve any problems.
Stage 2 Visit
The Main Audit measures the effectiveness of the Quality Management System in managing your quality requirements, products, processes and services.
The audit is carried out alongside your own people, with results openly discussed and reviewed. At the end of the audit, a report is prepared for acknowledgement and acceptance by your company representative. Any corrective actions arising from the audit are discussed and any forward plan of agreed-upon work, including a follow-up visit if needed.
Certification Approval & Surveillance Programme
When your quality management System complies with ISO27000, a certificate of approval is issued, which is valid for three years, subject to satisfactory on-going maintenance of your quality management system. Verification is through an audit surveillance program that is carried out through yearly surveillance visits organized to fit in with your business requirements.
Three-yearly Re-assessment Visit
Every 3 years your quality management system needs to be re-assessed.
Following satisfactory reassessment your certificate is reissued for a further three years.
Impartiality and Independence
DAS Certification Services Ltd. is an independent UKAS accredited ISO 9001:2000 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental and ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems certification body.
Service Tailored to Your Business
We provide the certification service to satisfy your business, with:
- Audit program and dates to suit your business requirements
- Matching audit skills to your processes and services.
- We have our own quality/environmental management system auditors and technical specialists.
- Open-book approach to auditing.
* Quality/Environmental /Information security improvements identified.