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  • 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 22, 2017

    TO ALL CERTIFICATION BODIES DELIVERING 1SO 13485 CERTIFICATION: PUBLICATION OF NEW IAF INFORMATIVE DOCUMENT ON INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL DEVICE NOMENCLATURE (IAF MDN) – IN SUPPORT OF ISO 13485 CERTIFICATION. In October 2016 IAF approved ID13 International Medical Device Nomenclature (IAF MDN) Including Medical Device Risk Classifications, Issue 1. This was published ...

     

  • 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 ...

     

  • Date posted: February 8, 2017

    June 9th 2017 marks World Accreditation Day (#WAD2017), a global initiative established by ILAC and IAF to promote the value of accreditation. This year’s theme focuses on how accreditation delivers confidence in construction and the built environment. The Chairs of both organisations have released a joint statement to introduce the ...

     

  • Date posted: February 8, 2017

    World Accreditation Day 2017 focuses on the theme of how accreditation can deliver confidence in construction and the built environment. To emphasise the importance of the theme, a joint statement from the Chairs of ILAC and IAF is available for download.   . 

     

  • Date posted: February 8, 2017

    This brochure, produced by ILAC and IAF to celebrate World Accreditation Day 2017, demonstrates the role that accreditation plays in delivering confidence in the construction sector.  

     

  • Date posted: February 8, 2017

    Eurochem, supported by ILAC, is hosting a workshop on Proficiency Testing in Analytical Chemistry, Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine in October in Portorož, Slovenia.The main topics will include:The importance of interpretative PT schemesChanges to PTs in developing countries over the last ten yearsTraditional vs virtual PT itemsImplementing ISO/IEC 17043 for sampling ...

     

  • Date posted: February 7, 2017

    The latest edition of IAF News has been published. It contains updates on the latest publications, an update on the progress made in the IAF strategic plan, and the latest developments from the Technical Committee.To subscribe to automatically receive future editions, add your email address here.  

     

  • Date posted: February 7, 2017

    The 25th RCR Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) is taking place on the 11 - 13 September at the ACC Liverpool.  This is a national conference providing high quality education and leading edge research presentations on radiology and oncology. UKAS will be attending the Conference and will be promoting the uptake of ...