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  • Date posted: April 21, 2017

    ILAC has published the latest edition of ILAC News. It has an article from the new Chair, as well as highlights of the main projects that are underway, and links to new publications endorsing accreditation from organisations including OECD and UNIDO. 

     

  • Date posted: April 7, 2017

    In the April edition of Planning and Building Control Today, Jon Murthy, UKAS' Marketing Manager explains the difference between accreditation and certification, with particular reference to how professional standards create confidence. This is especially relevant with the World Accreditation Theme for 9th June 2017 being centred around delivering confidence in ...

     

  • Date posted: April 5, 2017

    The UKAS 21st anniversary celebration and ISAS standard 'soft re-launch' celebrations were combined at The Pullman Hotel in Central London on 25th January 2017. Guests included ISAS accredited organisations, organisations currently going through their ISAS accreditation journey and Keynote Guest Speakers, including UKAS’ Chairman Lord Jamie Lindsay and Richard Evans, ...

     

  • Date posted: March 30, 2017

    Since the Referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU last June, UKAS has been working to ensure that those within Government dealing with Brexit are aware of the importance of accreditation to the national economy, and also to trade with the EU and internationally. Regular meetings have been held ...

     

  • Date posted: March 28, 2017

    UKAS has been working with a number of stakeholders including NHS England and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) over the past few years to develop criteria that can be used as a basis for accreditation of Clinical Engineering and Physical Science Services.  UKAS has now agreed ...

     

  • 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 ...