Members meeting on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 at 1:30pm featuring guest speaker Tom Martin Ball, Alcumus Group/ISOQAR, who will discuss ISO Management Systems: what they are and practical guidance on implementation.

Please notify Tracey Stubbs, Hon. Secretary, if you will be attending this meeting or to submit your apologies.

An Introduction to Management System Standards

This presentation aims to provide a brief introduction to the key management system standards, for quality, health and safety, environmental management and information security, answering questions such as:

  • What is a management system standard?
  • How do they help my business perform better?
  • Which ones are relevant to my business?
  • What are the benefits of achieving certification over and above conformance alone?
  • How can I assess my readiness for certification?

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  1. Apologies
  2. Approval of Previous Minutes
  3. Introduction of New Members
  4. ISO Management Systems: what they are and practical guidance on implementation
  5. Legislation Update
  6. Members Corner
  7. Any Other Business
  8. Next Meeting
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Speaker Details

Tom Martin Ball - Alcumus Group

Tom works across a variety of organisations and industries in the public, private, service and manufacturing sectors. Areas of work include; construction, chemicals, plastic fabrication, high volume consumer products, printing and social housing.

Tom has extensive experience with Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety Systems as lead auditor for ISO 27001, ISO 20001 and ISO 22301. He is the Section Scheme Manager with responsibility for liaison with UKAS, identification of training and guidelines, transitioning upgraded standards and administration of the companies systems. Tom also holds extensive knowledge of the security industry and its requirements. He manages the accreditation of major organisations such; EnServe, Civica and Sodexo.

About Alcumus

Operating throughout the UK and via a global network, we work with organisations of all sizes across a variety of sectors. We support our clients to manage their exposure to risk, comply with the latest legislation, improve business performance and encourage workforce engagement. Our customers choose us for our considerable industry experience, sector specialisms and the breadth of support we provide through technology and our people.

Our software, advisory support and UKAS accredited certification help companies address challenges associated with risk, corporate social responsibility and business processes across the areas of health & safety, property compliance, human resources, quality, environmental and security management.

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Event Date and Time

Registration, Tea, Coffee and Networking from 1:30pm. Meeting starts at 2:00pm.


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Tapton Masonic Hall
Shore Lane, Sheffield,
South Yorkshire, S10 3BU

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