Monthly Archives: April 2015

Evaluation of Compliance: Part II


In this second part of an article on the evaluation of compliance, I will explain the difference between the evaluation of compliance and internal audit & describe the evaluation of compliance in relation to the Code of Practice. You will … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Compliance: Part I


Common Ragwort In this first of two posts, I will explain the starting point for defining the specific “legal or other requirement” for a legal register under an environmental management system based on ISO 14001:2004. It should be noted that … Continue reading

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Internal Audit vs. Evaluation of Compliance


I am, often, asked by experienced Environmental Managers and Auditors; What is the difference between Internal audit and the Evaluation of Compliance requirements under ISO 14001:2004. This article is designed to outline the similarities and differences between Internal audit and … Continue reading

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Proposed Energy Efficiency Standard for UK rented Properties


As part of the UK Government’s overarching objective of reducing carbon and greenhouse gas emissions, the Energy Act 2011 established a framework that requires the Government to improve the energy efficiency of buildings in the privately rented sector. Draft legislation … Continue reading

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