Phil Saunders

Phil Saunders is a Sales Specialist at Broughton Software. A Forensic Science graduate with a strong background in analytical chemistry. Phil started his career as a QC analyst in the pharmaceutical sector, before moving into the forensic sector where he worked as a Forensic Examiner in the Evidence Recovery Unit (ERU) for Sexual Offences and Sexually Motivated Crime. His move into the lubricants industry began in 2010 where he held lab and technical positions before finally becoming the QA Manager - managing the laboratory operations. Being a former customer of Broughton Software, Phil is committed in helping both current and new clients experience the benefits of LabHQ LIMS.
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Recent Posts

Why Most Labs Fail at LIMS Deployment Projects

The key to a successful deployment of a LIMS in your laboratory is simple and it is to choose the LIMS provider that most suits the needs of your company.  There are many LIMS providers to choose from and each with their own individual USP’s - the important thing is to find the one that is right for you.  A LIMS is currently highly sought after by many laboratories as it can solve many of the issues that laboratories face such as time management, sample tracking and assisting in the gaining of accreditation.  Indeed, many regulatory bodies would now expect a LIMS to be installed in certain laboratories as it is the most reliable method of data storage and ensuring the integrity of data.  However, many laboratories are failing in their deployment of LIMS projects and these are just a few of the reasons why:


Are Paper and Excel Limiting Your Laboratory Capabilities?

It’s a question I ask daily; how are you currently managing your QC data? 


Have You Seen the Latest Update of ISO/IEC 17025?

Laboratories look to gain ISO 17025 accreditation as recognition of their competence and abilities, to help them improve and monitor their operational processes, and to satisfy customer requirements. At the end of 2017, an update to the ISO 17025 standard was issued. In this blog, we give you


Lab Innovations Post-Event Review

This was my first time at Lab Innovations as an exhibitor and it was great to see so many people from the scientific community and familiar faces in one place.  Lab Innovations consistently provides us


I Know I Need LIMS But What Do I Do Now?



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Making Pharmaceuticals 2017 Event Review

Broughton Software exhibited LABHQ LIMS at The Making Pharmaceutical exhibition held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 25th - 26th April 2017. It presented an invaluable opportunity to meet with many industry professionals and discuss topics on pharmaceutical manufacturing.