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  • Date posted: July 27, 2017

    On 18 July 2017 UKAS announced the first accreditations against ISO 14065 for verification of assertions about carbon sequestration in accordance with the Forestry Commission Woodland Carbon Code. Organisations have already been accredited for validation of woodland projects, and this announcement adds verification to the accreditation of organisations for this ...

     

  • Date posted: July 21, 2017

    Regulation (EU) 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (the eIDAS Regulation) came into force on July 1st 2017. The Regulation requires Trust Service Providers (TSPs) to gain ‘qualified status’. This involves achieving certification from an accredited certification body through an approved scheme, ...

     

  • Date posted: July 19, 2017

      UKAS will be speaking about the Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme (ISAS) at the Diagnostics Boot Camp on Wednesday 22nd November 2017  at The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1.  This is a one day event that will address medical diagnostics, and have four tracks, focusing on Laboratory, Imaging, Cancer and Digital Pathology ...

     

  • Date posted: July 14, 2017

    On 30 June 2017 UKAS announced the first accreditation against ISO 14065 for verification of claims under the Green Gas Trading Limited (GGT) Biomethane Certification Scheme (BMCS). Details of the scope of accreditation for the accredited verification body can be found on the individual accreditation schedule on the UKAS website. ...

     

  • Date posted: July 6, 2017

    Quality World, the CQI flagship publication, published a feature in June on the importance of using a UKAS-accredited certification body to preserve the integrity of management systems certification and for businesses to derive the value they seek. Download a copy of the feature.

     

  • Date posted: July 3, 2017

    ISO CASCO, the ISO Committee that works on issues relating to conformity assessment, has published its latest newsletter. It includes an update on ISO's work in the field of service standardization, outcomes from the CASCO policy groups, and updates from the standards working groups.

     

  • Date posted: July 3, 2017

    Having been asked by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to consider how a common approach to accredited certification for organisations offering BIM Level 2 services can be delivered, Ian Ronksley provided an update in PBC Today. Once a common approach has been agreed by BEIS and ...

     

  • Date posted: June 28, 2017

    The latest EA News contains a link to the newly published strategy for European Accreditation, information on European accreditation bodies are accredited food schemes, and information about the forthcoming International Congress for Metrology.

     

  • Date posted: June 16, 2017

    Exova is one of the world’s leading laboratory-based testing groups, trusted by organisations to test and advise on the safety, quality and performance of their products and operations.  Headquartered in Edinburgh, Exova is a global organisation with offices in 33 countries, a workforce of around 4,200 people throughout Europe, the ...

     

  • Date posted: June 13, 2017

    NHSE, UKAS and IPEM have recently published a joint statement regarding the accreditation of Clinical Engineering and Physical Science Services. The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has been approached by NHSE and IPEM to manage and deliver accreditation for those specialisms falling under the healthcare science clinical engineering and physical ...