Information about standards

Standards define best practice in many different areas. They’re put together by groups of experts and come in a number of different kinds, from a set of definitions to a series of strict rules. 

What is a standard?

Standards are agreed ways of doing something, written down as a set of precise criteria so they can be used as rules, guidelines or definitions.  

How are standards made?

Standards are put together by groups of industry experts, consumers, research organizations, government departments and more, all working together. 

Unlocking business potential

By applying the accumulated knowledge that standards encapsulate you can change the way you work at every level of your business, transforming your prospects.