Standards: Busting the myths
International standards are the best way forward for Irish businesses, says Geraldine Larkin, NSAI chief executive
“Standards don’t apply to my business”. “I can’t afford to get certified”. Since I was appointed chief executive of the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) a year ago, those two statements have come up regularly when in conversation with small and medium-sized business owners around the country. My answer is always the same: standards are designed for everyone.
They are the answer to a fundamental question...
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