Keep safe and take advantage of our remote auditing service.
Three Steps to Prepare for Your Remote Audit
A remote audit still follows all the Standards requirements for what must be audited, the proof of evidence and, the issuance of non-conformances.
Remote Auditing FAQs
Read the answers to frequently asked Remote Auditing questions.
SAI Global has the ability to provide audit and certification services remotely.
SAI Global has been conducting remote audits for many years. With the integration of smartphones and/or video/audio technology, we can facilitate a remote audit with the appropriate governance and quality of outcome you have come to expect from SAI Global.
BRCGS, Red Tractor, BMPA and ISO standards have all confirmed remote auditing as a potential option for sites to explore if an on-site physical audit is not feasible.
Yes. SAI Global works in concert with the Accreditation bodies, and while providing flexibility in obtaining certification, we are not in any way compromising the robustness of these processes.
It has never been as important as it is now to be able to maintain trust and confidence with your customers by ensuring business continuity and continue delivering essential services to your participants
At SAI Global, we have processes in place to ensure the safety of you, your staff and your participants.
SAI Global has taken all precautions available in line with Government directives with our Auditing and Certification Personnel to ensure their safety and the safety for you, our valued customers.
For Onsite audits, our auditors will prepare a pre-assessment to ensure both the client, client site and the auditor do not pose any immediate risk of COVID infection before the audit takes place.
All auditors have been provided with personal protective face shields to ensure the safety of site personnel they may encounter.
SAI Global has available tools, that you can simply refer to and share within your organisation about auditing and certification to assist in internal communications.
Your SAI Global team are highly experienced and are ready to help and work with you on any specific requirements to ensure your business continuity over this period.
We will work with you to understand your audit scope, who will be involved, what items will be assessed and your desired timing. Once this is confirmed, we will agree with you on the technology mix that is best suited for your scope of certification.
It is also important to test your internet connection, enable your video and audio, and prepare access levels as required before the audit.
Maintaining confidentiality and data integrity are key aspects of remote audits. The audit team will confirm that access to any confidential documents, images, records and databases is removed at the end of the audit round.
In such circumstances where an audit has been impacted by COVID-19 and an audit (including Remote) is not feasible at the time your audit is due, please contact SAI Global for more information and how we can help.