BQC has conducted a Training Program on ISO/IEC 17020:2012 – Standard Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection

BQC has conducted the “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) for Human Food” training programme

Providing high knowledge and rich experience in the sector of Food Safety Management Systems,BQC successfully organized the training programme Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) for Human Food at the BQC head office in Maroussi.

The aim of the seminar was to offer expertise to the participants in the Legislative/Regulatory Framework (FSMA-Food Safety Modernization Act) of the FDA (Food and Drug Authority) of the United States, ensuring the attainment of the PCQI certificate, the necessary individual certificate that secures a smooth exporting activity to the USA for the participants’ companies.

The training course, under the guidance of the Technical Director of BQC and certified PCQI Lead Instructor of the FSPCA, Mr. Katsieris Dimitris, covered a wide range of deliverables such as Food Safety Planoverview, Process Preventive Controls, Verification and Validation Procedures, examples and exercises on Food Security Plan, etc., based on the requirements of USA’s food law.

BQC warmly thanks the participants not only for their confidence in BQC's high level of expertise but also for their active and successful participation.

Our commitment is to deliver, future educational programmes based only on the most modern standards of Food Safety Management Systems.

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Hotels Ranking of Zeus Hotels Group

Hotels Ranking of Zeus Hotels Group

With BQC’s signature, Zeus Hotels Group has successfully completed the evaluation for classification of Hotels in Star Rating for two out of their 6 hotels, Cosmopolitan in the island of Rhodes and The Village Resort & Waterpark in Crete.

Zeus Hotels is a modern company specialized in hotel management, offering integrated accommodation experience by combining high quality services and authentic Greek hospitality.

The hotels were inspected by BQC and ranked in the category of 4 Stars according to the requirements of the Greek Chamber of Hotels, while awaiting the completion of the process for the rest ones. Under the umbrella of Zeus Hotels are very important hotel complexes such as Sentido Blue Sea Beach, Cook’s Club Hersonissos Crete, SunConnect Marina Beach, The Village Resort & Waterpark and Neptuno Beach in Crete and Cosmopolitan Hotel in the island of Rhodes.

Zeus Hotels Group has also entrusted BQC for the certification of their hotels in accordance with ISO 22000:2005 and ISO 14001:2015 standards. Specifically, it has been certified against the International Standard ISO 22000:2005 for Food Catering Services in the area of their Hotels and against the International Standard ISO 14001:2015 for its implementation in all hotel areas.

Cooperating with Zeus Hotels Group is a great pleasure and satisfaction for BQC, as it is a further recognition of BQC’s credibility in the sector of tourism in Greece.

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K. TSILILIS S.A was certified by BQC according to the standards ISO 22000 & ISO 9001

K. TSILILIS S.A was certified by BQC according to the standards ISO 22000 & ISO 9001.

BQC successfully completed the certification of K. TSILILIS S.A, according to the international standards ISO 22000:2005 and ISO 9001:2015. We feel great satisfaction for this specific project, as K. TSILILIS S.A, a company connected with the Greek tsipouro, trust BQC’s expertise and experience for the Quality Management System Certification based on “Production and Distribution of Wine and Distillery Products” field.

On October 24, 2018 was held a special event, the certification award to Mr. Tsililis Makis in Raxa Trikalon, the company’s head office.

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Re-issue of Certificates of Conformity according to the requirements of the revised International Standard ISO 22000

Re-issue of Certificates of Conformity according to the requirements of the revised International Standard ISO 22000

According to the revision of the International Standard for Food Safety and in line with IAF Resolution (IAF Resolution 2018-15 Agenda Item 9 – Transitional Arrangement for ISO 22000:2018), we inform all certified Organizations against ISO 22000:2005 that the validity of certificates issued after June 29, 2018 is modified and is set to expire up to June 29, 2021.

Therefore and in compliance with this resolution, BQC will re-issue all certificates of conformity issued after June 29, 2018 and will properly inform the interested parties.

New certification of F&A with ISO 9001:2015

New certification of "F & A" with ISO 9001: 2015

BQC continues to confirm its presence among the leading certification bodies in Greece with the successful achievement of another important inspection and certification project. F&A has chosen BQC to certify its Quality Management System with the requirements of the International Standard EN ISO 9001: 2015.

This choice is pleasing to us, as it is a recognition of BQC’s credibility and recognition, and also "F&A" belongs to a limited number of companies that maintains a First Class (A) License from the Economic Chamber of Greece for the provision of accounting, taxation and financial services.

About F&A

F&A is an organization that provides α high-quality of financial, accounting, taxation & supporting administrative services. More than 10 years of operation, 70 specialized executives and 100 clients of all professional sectors, provides complete services of high quality. Immediacy and consistency characterize the provision of F & A’s services and constitutes the main axis of its operation, having a strategic orientation to cooperate with Domestic and Foreign Companies providing integrated accounting and taxation services.

BQC has conducted a Training Program on ISO / IEC 17015: 2017 - Advanced Training Course for Testing and Calibration Laboratories

BQC has implemented the ISO / IEC 17025: 2017 Training Program - Advanced Training Course for Testing and Calibration Laboratories

Following closely the developments in the laboratory field, BQC has successfully organized a Certified Training Program for the new version of ISO / IEC 17025: 2017 - Advanced Training Course for Testing and Calibration Laboratories at the head office in Maroussi.

The training program focused on the participants training in management, leadership, methodology and evaluation techniques used by administration and staff of accredited and non- accredited laboratories based on the new version of the standard. The teaching methodology was based on detailed lectures on the concepts and paragraphs of ISO / IEC 17025, practical training, teamwork and evaluation exams, leading to an accredited certificate by IPC.

We would like to thank the participants for their confidence in BQC's high level of expertise and to commit ourselves to future educational programs based on highly standards on Certification and Accreditation.

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