So, we are a small company and do not have the staff to support having two auditors on site at one time. Our CB is stating that since the audit is lengthier than usual because of it being a recertification audit, it requires an additional auditor, which we were fine with if the auditors could split the days up. It's a 4.5 day audit, so I didn't think it would be that difficult. They are telling me that per IATF rules that both auditors have to be on site at the same time at least one day. Is this true or are they just trying to get more money from us? I'm looking through their "Rule" book and I don't see anything that refers to this, unless I'm missing something. We have gone through this run-around with them in the past, and were able to get around it but maybe it's because it was a surveillance audit, instead? I don't know but we are the customer and if we tell them we're not able to support two auditors, then they should accommodate us. Anyone else gone through this scenario and have any suggestions on how to handle the situation? At the moment they are not returning my emails or my phone calls after I told them they would have to find a work-around because we have mentioned several times via phone calls that two auditors on site at the same time would not be feasible.