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Management commitment: sentenced to be!

6 January 2017 Annmarie Doohan Leave a comment BRC Audits, Food Industry, Food Safety, HACCP

Recent jail sentences to food safety companies’ owners or managers may change the management commitment paradigms Food safety is more than guaranteeing that food does not cause harm to the health of consumers it is also the way food companies ensure their business sustainability. The consequences to their image and costs associated with possible compensation […]

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The Impact of Audit Failures & The Importance of Remaining Audit Ready

2 June 2016 Nvolve Group Leave a comment BRC Audits, Food Industry, HACCP

Discover helpful and free resources –  View All Resources Audit Failure Food safety audits, whether they are BRC Announced, Unannounced or Customer Audits, are often stressful for Food Manufacturers, in particular the QA staff. After all it is the QA staff that bear the initial burden of audit failure. However, audit failure represents a breakdown […]

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BRC Unannounced Audit Scheme – White Paper

23 March 2016 Nvolve Group Leave a comment BRC Food Safety Standard

Download Your White Paper   BRC Unannounced White Paper The BRC Unannounced Audit Scheme provides sites the opportunity to prove the success of their quality systems. The key difference between an announced and unannounced audit is: Standard (Announced) audit – Conducted on an agreed date Unannounced – Conducted any time within 3 – 12 months […]

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Preparing for a BRC Audit – Food Safety Standard

24 February 2016 Chris Elliott Leave a comment BRC Global Standards, Food Industry, Food Safety

Download Your White Paper   The BRC Audit White Paper This whitepaper outlines the important stages in preparing for your BRC Audit – Food Safety Standard including: Selecting a certification body Conducting an internal self assessment and 3rd party pre-assessment Selecting an audit option – Announced, Unannounced 1 and 2 and Global Markets option. A […]

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4 Benefits of a Paperless Workplace

8 February 2016 Chris Elliott 2 Comments BRC Audits, Technology

  The costs associated with a paper-based workplace extends far beyond printing costs. Security, time wasted and and poor practices regarding compliance auditing all amount to ‘holding’ an organisation back. The benefits of a paperless workplace far outway those of remaining in a paper-based environment.

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