CHAPTER 6: WHO DO YOU THINK THEY ARE?
What is an ABMS?
An ABMS can help an organisation achieve accurate information on the people employed in the organisation, from the most senior to the most junior.
As mentioned back in Chapter 2, BS 10500 assumes that an organisation risk assesses new staff and new roles, including how documentation is used to assist in achieving this goal. Even if fully attaining BS 10500 is not a goal, an ABMS needs to consider the processes in place to verify what may just be assumed about new staff.
Clause 4.10 in BS 10500 gives a list of required processes and records which provide a good starting point.
We will discuss one example in detail. It is simply to show the implications behind an ABMS that can have a wider ...