Many of the aspirations of the public sector can be delivered with the use of accredited certification: reducing risk; driving costs down; supporting business growth and offering consumer protection are just a start. As a policy tool, the specification and use of accredited certification starts delivering levels of assurance, supporting policy goals, regulation and legislation.
Certification to management systems standards enhances the confidence stakeholders have in a policy or an organisation’s ability to deliver against key government policy key objectives.
There are four clear way conformity assessment (standards, certification and accreditation) can assist the public sector:
publicsectorassurance.org carries a wide range of information as to how other conformity assessment tools such as management system certification, accreditation and product certification can deliver the above four things. This website includes: