John Husband

Helping you stay food safety audit ready

If you’ve ever been involved in a third-party audit—particularly a BRCGS audit—you’ll know how stressful it can be to ensure everything is in order to show you meet food safety requirements. The key to reducing this stress is to be prepared at all times. Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready, as they

Building a platform for all users

User-friendliness is high on the list of qualities to look for in any software. If a platform is user-friendly, it should be simple to use for all and, therefore, easier to implement. It will make people’s tasks straightforward and remove any frustration.  The problem is, “user-friendly” means different things to different people. What’s simple to

Food Safety Compliance: The Critical Regulations You Need to Know

As a food business, there are food safety laws you must comply with. These require you to:  Adhering to food safety laws, helps you maintain high standards. It also protects your business against incidents that can impact you financially and socially, resulting in penalties (fines or imprisonment), loss of reputation—or in the worst cases—customer illness

The Cost Benefits of eLearning for Food Manufacturers

eLearning (also called online learning or virtual training) has been a viable alternative to classroom learning for over 20 years. But cost-effectiveness and familiarity mean it’s now becoming the go-to option for employee training in food manufacturing.  A big reason for this is Covid-19. When the pandemic hit, it changed the training landscape.  Food manufacturers

How to become a BRCGS auditor

Introduction to BRCGS With over 29,000 certified sites across 130 countries the BRCGS Global Standard Food Safety is currently the largest food safety standard adopted by food manufacturers in the world. The BRCGS’ standards ensure that quality, authenticity, safety, and operating standards are well established, so that manufacturers comply with their legal responsibilities, and that

5 benefits of becoming a BRCGS professional

BRCGS professional programme is perfect for someone who works in food manufacturing and is looking for product safety industry recognised qualification in product food safety management. BRCGS Professional provides individuals with a unique opportunity for professional development with global recognition, with a global network of over 10,000 industry professionals from more than 130 countries making

BRCGS Global Standard Issue 9

How do values and behaviours improve food safety culture? Values are the overarching principles that dictate our behaviour. Behaviours are the way we act or conduct ourselves towards others based on our values. When it comes to the workplace, values and behaviour have a huge impact on how we undertake our work activities, contribute to

Briefing Note 8 – BRCGS Global Standard Food Safety Issue 8 to 9

Clauses 8: High-risk, high-care, and ambient high-care production risk zones This is the eighth BRCGS Global Standard Food Safety Issue 8 to 9 briefing sheet and in this briefing sheet we are going to look at the main changes to Clause 8 High-risk, high-care, and ambient high-care production risk zones. To understand all the changes