A quite interesting article for, Oxebridege site discussing the bad ´practice of advising as part of  audit works, standard ISO 17021 clearly establish that CB auditor shall restrain themselves to work as a consultant during an audit job basically because there is a quite important difference between audit corrections requests resultant of the analysis of objective information found during the audit, an in other hand the improvement or adjustment proposals that a consultant may provide based in hsi-her best approach of a situation analysis. Clearly in the first case the objectivity of the outcome is a must because the audited company is obligated to implement the corrections identified, while in second case is a convenience matter


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