CHAPTER 10: GOING FOR GOLD
This final chapter considers the matter of certification to BS 10500. Is it worth doing?
If an organisation already has, say, ISO9001 then the process of external assessment to achieve BS 10500 will be clear. However, this final chapter will examine the pros and cons of certification and the process itself.
Implementing an ABMS that meets the requirements of BS 10500 is a goal in itself. The desire to be externally assessed shouldn’t be seen as an obligation. Rather, it is a specific goal in itself.
The key determinant with any assessment product is to decide why you want it. Some organisations believe that without external assessment they would not progress with continual improvement to the same degree. The other ...