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ISO27001:2013 – The Importance and the Benefits

on This post is a follow-on from my previous post: Information Security and Measures to Achieve it. Over the last few years, there have been several high-profile businesses that have suffered data security problems. Tesco Bank, TalkTalk, eBay, and Carphone Warehouse to name a few. However, the impact on SMEs must also be considered; the average cost to Read More...

Information Security and Measures to Achieve It

on Information security is defined as the state of being protected against the unauthorised use of information, especially electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this.  It is a subject that is omnipresent in both our personal and professional lives. Figures indicate that the cost of cyber-crime to all UK businesses could jump by nearly Read More...

Brexit & The Truth About EC Regulations

on As the Referendum draws ever closer, the volume and intensity of the claims from both sides seems to be increasing at a near exponential rate.  Almost every day one side will make some dramatic claim and the other will immediately rubbish it.  Far from informing us of the issues and providing a balanced debate, all Read More...

Myths About CE Marking – 7

on “It doesn’t really matter, nobody is enforcing it.” One of the clients WLP helped achieve certification to CE Mark their products was asked by a company without certification – we’ll call them “Bentco” – to supply them with a single product.  This is perfectly legitimate and normal, and our client supplied the product together with Read More...

CE Marking – Deadline passed but don’t despair

on   What is CE Marking? CE Marking demonstrates a product meets EU safety, health or environmental requirements and is an increasingly familiar sight as it applies to a wide range of products, from toys and household refrigerators and freezers, to pyrotechnics and machinery. The Deadline Since the deadline on the 1st July 2014, CE Marking Read More...

Myths About CE Marking – 6

on “We’ve never been asked for it, so we’ll wait until we are!” Some business, although they know they should be CE Marking their products, are adopting the attitude that they will put off doing anything about it until somebody asks for it. The usual comment is “We’ve never been asked for it, so we’ll wait Read More...

Myths About CE Marking – 5

on ‘We’ve achieved certification, so we’re home and dry!’ After a successful CE Marking assessment most businesses heave a huge sigh of relief and congratulate themselves on overcoming this serious challenge. But whilst a ‘pat on the back’ and even some celebration is certainly well deserved, please don’t lose sight of the fact that in some respects the hard work has Read More...