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  • Date posted: September 23, 2020

    The impact of COVID-19 has been felt all over the world and, in many cases, has caused organisations (especially those in the healthcare sector) to undergo a dramatic re-evaluation of project priorities. This was certainly the case at the Northern General Hospital (part of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation ...

     

  • Date posted: September 22, 2020

    Mark has been with UKAS for over a decade, working in the area of the business that offers accreditation to the UK Asbestos Industry.  Certain asbestos activities require a mandatory UKAS accreditation, including fibre-counting, air sampling, identification of asbestos in bulk materials and the full four-stage clearance process. Mark actually ...

     

  • Date posted: September 18, 2020

    Jackie Burton – A Career in Quality Jackie is UKAS’ Process Improvement and Feedback Manager, however this has not always been the case.  Jackie joined UKAS as only her second job out of St. Mary’s University in Twickenham where she studied History and Theology.  23 years later and we are ...

     

  • Date posted: September 18, 2020

    This bulletin is applicable to all CABs accredited for BRC GS Schemes. Since the widespread Covid-19 transmission continues to have an impact on on-site certification audit arrangements, BRCGS has recently published a remote audit protocol that can be followed by Certification Bodies operating under IAF MD4 and IAF ID3 to ...

     

  • Date posted: September 11, 2020

    International service with uniform quality Eland Cables is a global supplier of cables and cable accessories working across the full spectrum of industry. With a comprehensive portfolio of power, data, control and instrumentation cables, Eland Cables works on challenging and large-scale projects, often chosen as the supply partner because of ...

     

  • Date posted: September 10, 2020

    The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is proposing to establish a project to develop ISO 14065: 2013 accreditation for conformity assessment bodies delivering verification of Fossil Fuel Emissions Declarations in compliance with Capacity Market Rules. This call is open to those verification bodies already accredited under ISO 14065: 2013 for Activity ...

     

  • Date posted: September 9, 2020

    BELFAST, UK - The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has selected leading Enterprise Risk Management platform AuditComply to deliver a platform that will streamline and automate assessment delivery and reporting. UKAS announced today that it has chosen AuditComply, an innovative and highly configurable Risk and Audit Management platform, as part ...

     

  • Date posted: September 2, 2020

    Yesterday the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published an update to guidance for using the UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) mark from the 1st January 2021. This update provides important information on the transition from CE markings to the UKCA mark now that the UK has left the ...

     

  • Date posted: September 1, 2020

    For Consumers Last week the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have published more information for both consumers and installers about their Green Homes Grant Scheme. Consumers can find out how they can apply for vouchers from September, which can be put towards the installation of energy-efficient and ...

     

  • Date posted: August 28, 2020

    28 AUGUST 2020 In August 2020, with the announcement of the Green Homes Grant Scheme (GH) the Government has made available £2 billion for installing energy efficiency and renewable energy measures by 31 March 2021.  The scheme will be underpinned by UKAS-accredited certification of installers to PAS 2030. Following the ...