Tag Internal Audit

Assent Launches Open Data Project

Risk Management Consultancy, Assent, commits to open data with the release of its first database and related reports for public access and reuse. The Assent Open Data Project makes anonymous datasets publicly available under an Open Database License (ODBL), while…

Remote ISO Certification: Implementing ISO Management Systems Online

During this period of disruption caused by the Coronavirus COVID-19 many organisations are relying on remote working using conferencing facilities like Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Hangouts. There are many business activities which can be completed remotely allowing people to…

How do you organise for Health and Safety?

Guest blog written by Liz O’Brien at Terra Firma 360. When you have tons to do, lots of paperwork, people, meetings and just general everyday work things, it can be so easy to put things on the back burner. Everything…

How do I Audit a Management System for my International Business?

ISO certification enables your business to adopt a globally recognised standard which not only largely improves efficiency and profits – but functions as excellent business tender too. One of the great benefits of implementing ISO Standards within your organisation is…

How does moving Office Affect my ISO 27001 Certificate?

Moving Office and ISO Certification
Although many computing activities are now handled in the cloud by a service provider, the Physical Security of information is still an important part of ISO 27001, the international standard for information security. The Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of data…

Levels of Internal Audit Findings

Even the best management systems can pick-up findings during an internal audit and it shouldn’t be seen as a negative. Our auditors are committed to supporting the resilience and improvement of your organisation through our audit programmes. This article describes…

Internal Audit Report Review Process

Assent Southend Essex
  Assent Risk Management is committed to providing internal audits to the highest standard and level of impartiality. To achieve this aspiration we undertake a detailed Report Review Process for every audit report we issue to a client. Impartial Review…

ISO Internal Audit Techniques

ISO Internal Audits
Our ISO Auditors will use a variety of audit techniques to obtain the required objective evidence and achieve the objectives of each internal audit session. This blog explains those audit techniques in a little more detail, so you know what…