Welcome to Wheatley Turner Associates, one of the UK’s leading Quality, Information Security and Environment Consultants.
Based in Shropshire we offer implementation, assistance with certification and support for a wide range of international standards – ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, ISO 22301, BRC Food, HACCP & ISO 22000. With satisfied clients in the UK, Ireland and across the globe, we’re confident that we can assist you in achieving your organisation’s goals.
We offer a wide variety of services, and sector specific schemes, though we’re also seeing a current high demand for ISO 27001 Information Security and ISO 22301 Business Continuity.
The ISO 27001 Information Security standard is effective for a wide variety of companies, both large and small, where there is a need for information protection and security – such as finance, health or legal institutions, in fact any organisation that holds large amounts of data. We’ve found that companies that outsource IT are keen on ISO 27001 as it gives their customers confidence that information security risks are assessed, controlled and managed under the company’s Information Security Management System, ISMS. The ISO 27001 Information Security standard ensures that the confidentiality and integrity of records and databases are protected to the highest levels against misuse, fraud or even accidental disposal. ISO 27001 implementation also provides many of the safeguards required to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of which we are competent to provide advice and consultancy on.
ISO 27001 is not just applicable to the IT sector, the standard can be applied to any company that has a requirement to protect its, its employees or its customer’s information and it has close links to ISO 22301 the Business Continuity Standard. Effective Implementation of ISO 22301 will give organisations the assurance that they have taken into account any risks and threats associated with preventing them from carrying out their business and reducing that down-time to a minimal acceptable level.
Wheatley Turner Associates was established in East Sussex in 2002 by Stephen R Wheatley, a member of the Chartered Quality Institute, who has over 20 years experience in Quality Assurance including working for one of the top six certification bodies as a Lead Auditor. We have recently relocated to Shropshire.
Our approach is hands-on and one of our objectives is to cement a long–term relationship with our clients, which includes working in the majority of industry sectors and provide consultancy, auditing services and assistance with certification to a variety of British & International standards and the EU GDPR.
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We Provide Information Security and Quality and Health & Safety Certification Services to a variety of companies in the UK and around the world.
Here is a selection of our clients…
Thank you to Stephen and James for all their hard work on getting us ISO 45001 accredited both at our Head Office and new regional office in Altrincham.
We are delighted to have achieved this and that the process of incorporating 45001 into our Business Management System along with 9001 and 14001 has been such a smooth one.
Now looking forward to the same with 27001!
I have no hesitation in recommending Steve to anyone who requires assistance with certification and support with ISO standards.
Having worked on ISO implementations with Steve in the past, he was the person to call when we were presented with an aggressive timeline to achieve ISO27001:2013 accreditation.
The advice and support Steve provided throughout was crucial to the success of the project, always offering an exceptional standard of expertise and was without doubt one of the contributing factors in delivering a certified ISMS on time.
Weald provides IT Support, Managed IT Services, Office 365 and Virtual Private Hosting facilities across Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Due to several clients operating in government and security sectors, Weald was asked to gain certification in the ISO 27001 “information security standard”. Weald engaged Steve Wheatley after making enquiries to several possible ISO 27001 consultancy practices. We chose Wheatley Turner Associates due to the straightforward response, honest advice and realistic timeframe to achieve a genuine, meaningful qualification – not just simply paying lip service to the standard. Working with Steve over a period of around 6 months, we tightened policies, procedures and introduced further technical measures to our already high levels of security. Having achieved 27001, Weald is now upgrading to ISO 9001:2015, then later this year will combine the two standards. We have recommended Steve to our clients and associates for GDPR work and have heard positive feedback stating that the advice was pragmatic and reasonably priced.
As one of the UK’s fastest growing scientific equipment suppliers, Scientifica Ltd went through a comparatively short and therefore challenging ISO 9001:2015 implementation during the first half of 2016. Steve Wheatley, of Wheatley Turner Associates, provided invaluable support and assistance in delivering a thorough quality management system during this period and helping our company achieve our certification. As we strive to continuously improve the quality of our processes, systems and products, we will have no hesitation in engaging Steve’s services in the future to help us reach our goals.
Taylor Made Computer Solutions selected Steve Wheatley of Wheatley Turner associates to assist in understanding the requirements of the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System standard. Steve helped the team to develop their knowledge and understanding, supporting the development of the system through the formal accreditation process, culminating in certification. Steve is pragmatic and brings knowledge and experience of both implementation and formal certification auditing. He was able to provide practical experience which helped us pass with flying colours. We have continued to engage with Steve on a regular basis to assist with the internal audit / maintenance programme.
I’d like to thank Steve Wheatley, of Wheatley Turner Associates, for all of his work towards the implementation of our new Quality Management System, and also for guiding us through the accreditation process, ultimately resulting in our ISO 9001:2015 certification. The advice and support Steve provided throughout was vital to the success of the project. From the outset, Steve very quickly developed a good understanding of our requirements and constraints, and accordingly the consultancy he provided was always pitched at exactly the right level. Our QMS system was delivered on time and on budget. Without Steve’s involvement, it would undoubtedly have been a more lengthy and consequently more expensive process, both in terms of the time required to deliver the system, and the resources we committed to the project. Following the completion of the QMS project, we have continued to engage Steve’s services on a regular basis and he is now firmly established as our preferred independent / external audit resource.
Mr Steve Wheatley lead Design Specific through the ISO 9001 approval process with consideration and realism. He took great pains not to make the process onerous and his genial manner made the experience pleasurable.
The SAS Group of Companies have been working with Wheatley Turner Associates over the past few month to attain ISO 9001. Stephen Wheatley’s assistance was invaluable in setting up our quality management system and guiding us through the process to ensure that we passed when audited. I am pleased to say that All companies within the SAS group achieved accreditation at first audit in February 2010 SAS has currently engaged Wheatley Turner working towards ISO 27001 accreditation.
Wheatley Turner Associates have acted for Clean Room Construction since 2006 assisting the Company to develop and implement a 'business focused' Quality Management System to meet the requirements of ISO 9001. The process has been painless and valuable, assisting the Company to achieve a more efficient and structured approach which has benefited both staff and customers.
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