LRQA Knowledge Centre

In the Knowledge Centre, our industry-accepted benchmark of professionals - who understand the challenges faced by organisations - are bringing valuable insights about topics surrounding the management systems of an organisation and how it impacts business performance. You will discover a wide range of content including quality, environment & energy management, climate change, food safety, information security, medical devices, business continuity, and more. LRQA also keeps you updated with information and insights around the latest revisions of popular ISO standards.​​​​

Our downloadable content are categorised and formatted for easy navigation and reading in order to deliver maximum value to you and your organisation.

Discover our repository of insightful content below:

Business Improvement Services (BIS)

Business Improvement Services Content Library

Enhancing businesses operations is at the core of what we do. LRQA has developed a number of valuable content pieces aimed at helping businesses of different sizes and sectors to find ways to improve efficiencies and business performance.

Transition to New ISO Standards

Transition to ISO 9001:2015 (QMS) Content Library

Supporting quality management documents to help your organization through the transition process towards ISO 9001:2015.


Transition to ISO 14001:2015 (EMS) Content Library

Supporting environmental management documents to help your organization through the transition process towards ISO 14001:2015.

Quality Management Systems

QMS ISO 9001:2015 Content Library

Helpful whitepapers, infographics, articles, interview and recorded webinars to help you get the best from your quality management systems and understand the revisions published in September 2015; all to help raise the businesses performance curve.


Automotive Standard IATF 16949:2016 Content Library

IATF 16949:2016 offers organisations in the automotive industry the opportunity for standardisation and improvement, helping organisations to supply many of the world's largest automotive manufacturers. As a leader in the automotive field, we are one of a few certification bodies recognised by the IATF to provide assessment and certification against IATF 16949:2016 requirements. We have a variety of free downloadable content about IATF 16949:2016 to help you to get the best from your automotive quality management system standard.


Aerospace Standards AS 9100/9110/9120 Content Library

AS 9100 is a Quality Management System Standard developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group and it is based on ISO 9001. AS 9100 has some associated standards, including 9110 which is designed for repair and overhaul organisations and 9120 which is designed for distributor stockholders. In this context, our industry experts have developed a number of freely downloadable content.

Environmental and Energy Management Systems

Environmental Standard ISO 14001:2015 Content Library

Helpful whitepapers, infographics, articles, interview and recorded webinars to help you get the best from your environmental management systems and understand the revisions published in September 2015; all to help raise the businesses performance curve.


Energy Standard ISO 50001 Content Library

International Organization for Standardization estimates that ISO 50001 could influence up to 60% of the world’s energy use. These free content pieces will help you understand the environmental impacts of businesses operations and and how to minimize environmental footprints.


EU MRV Regulation Content Library

The objective of the MRV Regulation is to develop a better understanding of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from shipping activities within the EU which could then be used to shape and inform any future GHG monitoring or reduction initiatives. The MRV Regulation is viewed as the first step of a staged approach for the inclusion of maritime transport emissions into the EU’s GHG reduction commitment, alongside the other sectors that are already contributing to that commitment.

Health and Safety

Health and Safety Content Library

LRQA has a number of freely downloadable content to help you understand the organisational benefits of an occupational health & safety management system (OHSAS).

Information Security and Cyber Security

Information Security and Cyber Security Content Library

With almost 50% of organisations having to manage public scrutiny as a result of a security breach in 2016, businesses recognise that their potential exposure to cyber threats necessitates a robust cyber security framework underpinned with strong processes in place. These freely downloadable resources will help you understand these threats and how ISO management systems audits and training services can help in controlling these threats.

Food Safety

General Food Safety Content Library

Our tools have been developed by our internal technical experts. We also work with external stakeholders who are helping to shape the food safety landscape. Resources available for download include datasheets, interviews, podcasts, webinars, case studies and independent research.

Business Continuity

Business Continuity Management Content Library

Business continuity is a process that helps organisations plan for the unexpected and better manage their risks and protect their asset. Discover key points around Business Continuity Management including how to effectively implement BCM in your organisation.