News

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  • News from previous years, appears on our 'News Archive' pages, see the links on the left.

HM Queen Elizabeth II

12th July 2022

 

Greenwood Consultants is deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second and we offer our condolences to the Royal Family and all those who mourn her passing.

Constructing Excellence
SECBE Awards 2022 - Judging

7th April 2022

 

Our Paul Greenwood was delighted to take part in the judging of the Constructing Excellence London & South-East Awards.  Juding involved significant preparation reviewing entries, followed by a couple of hectic days reviewing presentations from short-listed teams and, finally, deciding on winners.  We look forward to the presentation of awards at a gala dinner and ceremony, in June. 

Constructing Excellence
SECBE Awards 2022

29th January 2022

 

Our Paul Greenwood was delighted to be invited to help judge the Constructing Excellence London & South-East Awards 2022.  Judging will take place over two days, in April, and included an array of presentations from short-listed organisations.  The judges are listed on the SECBE Awards website.

Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year

 

Our office will be closed from Friday 24th December and will re‑open on Wednesday 5th January 2022.

ISO TC286 Collaborative Business Relationships

Launch of ISO 44004 Guidelines for Large Organisations ...

12th October 2021

 

We are delighted that ISO has announced the launch of the next member of the ISO 44000 family of requirements and guidance standards for collaborative business relationship management - ISO 44004, this companion to ISO 44003, provides guidance for large organisations seeking to collaborate with MSMEs.  Again, this is based upon the the ‘principles’ for collaborative business relationship management contained in ISO 44000.  See the ICW website.

ISO TC286 Collaborative Business Relationships

Plenary and New Guidelines for Services

7th September 2021

 

Another productive meeting of #TC286 this afternoon, with new and traditional participants from China to the US, reviewing proposals for guidance on applying ISO 44000 ‘Principles …’ in service sector contexts.

Saudi Contractors Authority
KSA Contracting Excellence Awards 2021

17th August 2021

 

Our Paul Greenwood was delighted to be asked to take part in the judging for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Construction Excellence Awards 2021, which are being held in Riyadh by the Saudi Contractors Authority (SCA).

 

The SCA has developed these awards in partnership with CE International, the international arm of the UK organisation Constructing Excellence, which has organised a similar awards programme for some 15 years.

See the SCA CE Awards page for more information.

ISO TC286 Collaborative Business Relationships

Launch of ISO 44003 Guidelines for MSMEs

29th April 2021

 

We are delighted that, after a couple of weeks waiting, ISO has announced the launch of the next member of the ISO 44000 family of requirements and guidance standards for collaborative business relationship management - ISO 44003 which provides guidance for MSMEs on the implementation of the ‘principles’ for collaborative business relationship management [contained in ISO 44000].  See the ISO release.

Constructing Excellence
SECBE Awards 2021

1st July 2021

 

We were delighted to attend the Constructing Excellence London & South-East Awards 2021.  The awards are always an inspirational evening out and are organised by SECBE (the South-East Centre for the Built Environment).  This year, the awards were presented following an all-day virtual summit.  The award winners' brochure and individual presentations are available on the SECBE Awards website.  This followed a hectic judging process carried out in May, where our Paul Greenwood chaired one of the judging panels (see News, below).

Constructing Excellence
SECBE Awards 2021

27th May 2021

 

Our Paul Greenwood was delighted to be asked to chair a judging panel for the Constructing Excellence London & South-East Awards 2021.  The awards were judged over two days, and included an array of invigorating presentations from short-listed organisation, followed by the difficult decision on the winner for each category.  The judges are listed on the SECBE Awards website.

ISO TC286 Collaborative Business Relationships

Informal Technical Committee Update

7th April 2021

 

A convivial informal committee meeting today, catching up on members' activities and on standards in process.

 

Following 100% approval of the draft international standard, we are looking forward to the issue of ISO 44003 'Collaborative business relationship management - Guidelines for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises on the implementation of the fundamental principles' mid-month. ISO 44003 page.

 

Following work by the ISO editing team, the draft international standard ISO44004, ‘Guidance for large organisations seeking to engage MSMEs within their collaborative relationship programmes’ will shortly be despatched to international members for balloting.  We hope, if approved, this will be issued promptly, without needing to go through a 'final' draft international standard stage. ISO 44003 page.

 

The committee also pondered a future review of ISO 37500:2014 'Guidance on outsourcing' that has been inherited by the committee after the project committee PC259, that developed the original standard, was disbanded.  There may be scope for a 'principles of ...' document to assist understanding and adoption of the standard and/or its integration with the ISO44000 family of standards.

Best Wishes for a Happy and Collaborative New Year

 

Our office will re‑open on Tuesday 5th January 2021.