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  • Date posted: November 13, 2018

    WWEM, the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring show is taking place on the 21st and 22nd of November in Telford, UK. WWEM comprises of an exhibition, conference and technical workshops which focus on Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring. This year WWEM will take place alongside AQE The Air Quality and Emissions ...

     

  • Date posted: November 9, 2018

    Do you know why professional standards are important, want to know more about ISAS accreditation, see a demonstration of the Traffic Light Ready (TLR) gap analysis web tool and have the opportunity to discuss ISAS in detail? On Wednesday 5th December 2018 at BMUS 2018, we are running 30-minute ISAS ...

     

  • Date posted: November 5, 2018

    On 16th November 2018, measurement scientists from the 60 Member States of the Metre Convention will come together to vote on the redefinition of the International System of Units (SI), changing the world’s definition of the kilogram, the ampere, the kelvin and the mole. If agreed, these changes will come ...

     

  • Date posted: October 27, 2018

    Quality World, the CQI’s official magazine, interviewed Matt Gantley, to find out his plans to develop new and innovative areas of accreditation to support enterprise, government, regulators and the public sector. Download a copy of the article.

     

  • Date posted: October 27, 2018

    Trust is the focus of this year’s World Quality Day, which takes place on Thursday 8 November 2018. It is an opportunity to recognise the role that everyone in an organisation plays in building and maintaining trust with stakeholders. Every year, the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), along with UKAS and ...

     

  • Date posted: October 25, 2018

    UKAS accreditation is set to play a key role in support of new regulations governing the licensing of activities involving animals which came into force on 1 October this year. The Animal Welfare (Licencing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 cover activities such as pet shops, cat and dog ...

     

  • Date posted: October 23, 2018

    Following our 2018 Annual General Meeting on 16th October, UKAS is delighted to welcome the Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association (EEMUA) and the Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations (AIRTO) as our newest UKAS members.  As members of our Policy Advisory Forum  (and in the case of EEMUA our ...

     

  • Date posted: October 19, 2018

    UKAS supports World Standards Day on the 14th October. The speed of change we are witnessing whilst we transition into the 4th Industrial Revolution would not be possible without the key role of Accreditation and Standards to ensure compatibility and interoperability, so that new technologies can be seamlessly adopted. This ...

     

  • Date posted: October 17, 2018

    NHS England (NHSE), NHS Improvement (NHSI) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have recently written to Chief Executives and Medical Directors of all NHS Trusts to demonstrate their commitment and endorsement that all diagnostic services should seek UKAS accreditation. Given that diagnostic services underpin more than 80% of clinical pathways ...

     

  • Date posted: October 16, 2018

    UKAS has recently written to all its customers setting out in detail the preparations we are making as the UK prepares to leave the European Union and how we will continue to consult widely with our customers and wider stakeholders to ensure their priorities and concerns are reflected in our ...