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Assent Risk Management is a progressive Risk and Resilience Consultancy built for the digital age. We pride ourselves on Championing International Standards and in this podcast we will be talking to experts from the consultancy industry, discussing standards, ISO’s, consulting and everything in between, to bring you industry knowledge and updates.

Exploring Standards with Assent Assent Risk Management

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Assent Risk Management is a progressive Risk and Resilience Consultancy built for the digital age. We pride ourselves on Championing International Standards and in this podcast we will be talking to experts from the consultancy industry, discussing standards, ISO’s, consulting and everything in between, to bring you industry knowledge and updates.

    Transferring Skills from RAF to ISO Consultancy

    Transferring Skills from RAF to ISO Consultancy

    In this episode, Danny Lee shares how his 15 year career in the RAF has led him into the world of compliance and consultancy. We discuss the aspects of Danny's role in the RAF and how they're relevant to ISO standards and compliance. We take a look at why ISO consultancy was a first choice career path when leaving the forces and which skills were most transferable when becoming an ISO consultant.

    • 11 min
    The Growing Market of A.I. with Paige Dadds

    The Growing Market of A.I. with Paige Dadds

    n this episode, we look at the growing need for artificial intelligence resources.  We explore the current needs of employers in the A.I space and discuss whether their expectations in terms of experience and salaries are realistic.

    • 23 min
    How Businesses Can Become More Sustainable & Socially Responsible with Sam Cande

    How Businesses Can Become More Sustainable & Socially Responsible with Sam Cande

    Join host Jess in an inspiring conversation with Sam Cande, CEO of Responsible Futures, in this episode of Exploring Standards. Focused on "How Businesses Can Become More Sustainable and Socially Responsible," this discussion offers valuable insights into leveraging international standards to drive positive change.
    With over 20 years of experience in sustainability and social responsibility, Sam brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Gain insights into the intersection of social responsibility and sustainability, and learn practical strategies for businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.
    In this episode, Sam answers pressing questions, including how social responsibility supports sustainability and the legal obligations companies face under the Companies Act 2006. Discover the differences between Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Social Governance and explore actionable steps businesses can take to enhance their sustainability efforts.
     
    Contact Assent:
    Website: www.assent1.com
    Email: desk@assent1.com
    Connect with Assent:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/associate-enterprises-ltd-t-a-assent/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/assentuk
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWw6ny-YyfkxdGm7ig4yFoQ
    Instagram: @assentriskmanagement
     
    Contact Sam:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam-cande-65920012/
    www.responsiblefutures.info

    • 15 min
    Managing Conflict of Interest with Robert Clements

    Managing Conflict of Interest with Robert Clements

    In this episode of Exploring Standards host Jess delves into the intricacies of managing conflict of interest with Robert Clements, Founder and CEO of Assent Risk Management. In this insightful discussion, they explore how international standards are utilised within organisations to drive improvement and manage risk, focusing specifically on conflict of interest in ISO consultancy.
    Robert provides a comprehensive definition of conflict of interest and offers real-world examples of its occurrence in ISO consultancy. Gain valuable insights into how Assent Risk Management effectively manages conflicts of interest within their organization.
    Join Jess and Robert as they discuss strategies for managing conflict of interest, ensuring transparency, integrity, and trust in consultancy practices. 
     
    Contact Assent:
    Website: www.assent1.com
    Email: desk@assent1.com
    Connect with Assent:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/associate-enterprises-ltd-t-a-assent/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/assentuk
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWw6ny-YyfkxdGm7ig4yFoQ
    Instagram: @assentriskmanagement
    Episode Links
    https://www.assentriskmanagement.co.uk/how-do-we-manage-conflict-of-interest-at-assent/

    • 14 min
    Preparing for Audits and Certification with Kathy Clements

    Preparing for Audits and Certification with Kathy Clements

    Join host Jess and expert consultant and lead auditor Kathy Clements in this enlightening episode of Exploring Standards. Focused on "Preparing for Audits and Certification," this discussion provides valuable insights into the stages of the ISO certification process and what organisations can expect on audit day.
    In this episode, Kathy answers essential questions surrounding audit preparation, including the differences between preparing for online versus in-person audits and how organisations can best prepare their employees. Gain invaluable insights into what ISO auditors look for during assessments and receive top tips for effectively preparing for audits.
     
    Contact Assent:
    Website: www.assent1.com
    Email: desk@assent1.com
    Connect with Assent:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/associate-enterprises-ltd-t-a-assent/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/assentuk
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWw6ny-YyfkxdGm7ig4yFoQ
    Instagram: @assentriskmanagement
    Links:
    https://www.assentriskmanagement.co.uk/how-to-prepare-for-your-external-audit/
    https://www.assentriskmanagement.co.uk/outsourced-internal-audits-for-iso-certification/
    https://www.assentriskmanagement.co.uk/isocertification/
    https://www.assentriskmanagement.co.uk/internalaudits/

    • 21 min
    Fleet Logistics Compliance with Pete Rushmer

    Fleet Logistics Compliance with Pete Rushmer

    Join host Jess and Pete Rushmer, Founder of Flagship Partners, in this insightful episode of Exploring Standards as they delve into the realm of fleet logistics and compliance. Discover how international standards drive improvement and ensure compliance within organizations, particularly in the context of fleet management.
    In this episode, Pete provides valuable insights into ISO 39001, the standard for road traffic safety management systems, and explores its significance in fleet logistics. Gain a deeper understanding of how ISO standards such as 9001, 27001, and 14001 can also be applied to logistics operations, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness.
    Explore the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) and other relevant schemes designed to promote best practices in fleet management. Learn about the legislation aimed at keeping people safe on the roads and how adherence to standards helps firms achieve compliance, ensuring safety and accountability.
     
    Contact Assent:
    Website: www.assent1.com
    Email: desk@assent1.com
    Connect with Assent:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/associate-enterprises-ltd-t-a-assent/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/assentuk
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWw6ny-YyfkxdGm7ig4yFoQ
    Instagram: @assentriskmanagement
     
    Contact Pete:
    https://www.flagshippartners.co.uk/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterrushmer/
    Podcasts – search ‘Fleet Geeks’ and ‘A Half Dozen Things’ in your favourite podcast app.

    • 22 min

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