CHAPTER 9: INTERNAL AUDITING AND CORRECTIVE ACTION
ABMS internal audit is an important part of BS 10500, and those with existing management systems, such as ISO9001 or ISO27001, will be familiar with the concept.
Internal audit here means an entirely different concept to internal audit in a financial sense, and relates to testing whether the ABMS is meeting the requirements of BS 10500 and the documented management system that supports it in the organisation concerned.
This chapter is an expanded version of some material in IT Governance’s BS 10500 Toolkit which has a number of model forms to support the internal audit process discussed below.
1. Define an audit plan or schedule. The number of individual audits will depend on the size and complexity ...