The transition of certification from ISO9001:2000 to ISO9001:2008 is now almost fully complete and has been achieved with little or no additional cost to our clients.
Although the changes to the Standard were relatively minor, many clients had to review, update and re-issue their quality documents in order to comply with the changed requirements.
The updated documentation was then reviewed by WCS auditors during scheduled surveillance visits and any perceived weaknesses were highlighted for correction.
The process has proved to be effective and nearly all of our clients have achieved ISO9001:2008 certification. This has been completed within the 24 month timescale set from publication of the ISO9001:2008 standard.