Tag Risk

Cybercrime: Am I really safe?

Security by Obscurity. This is a mindset employed by too many businesses these days – just make things relatively secure and hope they are not targeted. It’s a very thin line to walk on, especially considering the average cost of…

How Much Does ISO 27001 Certification Cost?

In our blog “How Much does ISO Certification Cost?” we discussed some of the factors that influence the cost of achieving ISO Certification, but with the very specific requirements of the standard for Information Security, how much does ISO 27001…

Ways to Measure Health and Safety Performance

Facilities Compliance Audits
A guest blog written by Paul Holcroft from Peninsula.  The purpose of health & safety in the workplace is simple: prevent illness, injury, and death. Yet some businesses relegate health & safety to the status of tick-box inconvenience due to being…

Learning Lessons from Near-Misses

ISO 31000 Consultants
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.…

Open Information Services from Assent

Staying up to date with changes to legislation and guidance is important for an organisation to manage its Governance, Risk and Compliance exposures effectively. Assent has long provided a monthly email to clients highlighting key developments that could affect them.…

New Regulation to Replace PPE Directive

Draft text for a new PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Regulation has been approved by authorities in Europe, and is expected to become law in 2016, leading to member states adopting the legislation. What is PPE? PPE stands for Personal Protective…