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  • Date posted: March 23, 2017

    PSA (Private Security Authority, Ireland) requirements: PSA 28 Door supervision and security guarding PSA 39 Event security PSA 42 Private Investigator UKAS has been informed by the Private Security Authority that auditing and certification to these schemes will need to be carried out by accredited certification bodies. UKAS is liaising ...

     

  • Date posted: March 9, 2017

      The 7th National Conference for Radiology Managers will take place on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 30 Euston Square, London. This event is jointly organised by Philips UKI and The Society and College of Radiographers and aims to support the leadership of Managers as they work to deliver high quality ...

     

  • Date posted: March 8, 2017

    UKAS held two Customer Days in December 2016 as part of the programme of celebratory events for our anniversary year. These events were exclusively for UKAS customers* and provided a useful update on all UKAS activities. Interactive feedback tools were used throughout the day allowing customers the opportunity to provide ...

     

  • Date posted: March 3, 2017

    The European Commission is running a course based on the "Use of reference materials and the estimation of measurement uncertainty" that will provide participants with the theoretical basis for the estimation of measurement uncertainty and establishment of traceability. The course is aimed at laboratory managers and practitioners in analytical laboratories ...

     

  • Date posted: March 1, 2017

    On 1 March 2017 UKAS announced the first accreditations against ISO 14065: 2013 for assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport in accordance with EU Regulation 757/2015 (MRV Shipping). Details of the scope of accreditation for each certification body can be found on the ...

     

  • Date posted: February 28, 2017

    The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has reissued the document 'Conformity Assessment and Accreditation Policy in the UK’ The document  has been revised to reflect the change  from the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to the Department of Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)  following ...

     

  • Date posted: February 27, 2017

    The Skills Funding Agency, an executive agency of the Department for Education (DfE), is offering an exemption for UKAS accredited organisations that seek to be approved to carry out the assessment of apprentices. The SFA has set a policy goal of creating 3 million more apprentices by 2020. To support this ...

     

  • Date posted: February 24, 2017

    The document on use of the accreditation logo & symbols in the UK was reissued by Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on 15 February 2017 and is available via a link from the Publications area of the UKAS website. Revision was to take account of the change ...

     

  • Date posted: February 24, 2017

    ISO/IEC 17021 – Accreditation for Certification of Anti-Bribery Management Systems (ISO 37001:2016) The Anti-Bribery Management Systems standard was published in October 2016.  UKAS has recently been asked if it is able to offer accreditation for this new management system standard.  Accreditation would be to ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 (Conformity assessment - Requirements ...

     

  • Date posted: February 10, 2017

    UKAS will presenting at the forthcoming Chief Scientific Officers Annual Event hosted by Professor Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer for England and Vivienne Parry, Science Broadcaster. The event will be held on 6 - 7 March 2017 at the Crick Institute in London.During this 2 day Conference there will be ...

     

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