» News, Media and Events

  • Date posted: January 15, 2019

    Under the 2016 International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly Resolution establishing the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), airlines must start reporting emissions of international flights from 2019, and offset those emissions from 2023. Emissions and offsets are both required to be verified. On 27 June 2018, ...

     

  • Date posted: January 15, 2019

    The SCCM (Stichting Coordinatie Certificatie Milieu- en arbomanagementsystemem) (Coordination of Certification of Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems) was set up in 1995 by the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the employers’ organisation VNO-NCW, certification bodies, and environmental NGOs. The scheme documents were devised by a Committee ...

     

  • Date posted: December 18, 2018

    Download the latest European Accreditation (EA) Newsletter which includes articles on the launch of a new EA website, and the outcomes of the latest General Assembly.   

     

  • Date posted: December 17, 2018

    As part of the Government’s preparations for the eventuality that the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement in place, a draft legal framework for accreditation has been laid before Parliament. The draft Statutory Instrument (SI) confirms the appointment of UKAS as the national accreditation body and retains most ...

     

  • Date posted: November 28, 2018

    At the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) Technical Committee meeting in Singapore, the following Resolution was agreed and published: - “IAF Resolution 2018-13 – (Agenda Item 9) Non-Accredited Product Certification where the CAB is accredited for the same scope - The General Assembly acting on the recommendation of the Technical Committee ...

     

  • Date posted: November 19, 2018

    On 16th November 2018, a meeting was held at the BIPM (International Bureau of Weights and Measures) in Sevres, France where fundamental changes were agreed to the International System of Units (SI). These changes will come into force on 20 May 2019, exactly 144 years since the date of the ...

     

  • Date posted: November 19, 2018

    Arrhythmia Alliance Cardiac Update and Meeting will be taking place on 30th November at the Conference Aston, Aston University in Birmingham. The cardiac update meetings are for all healthcare professionals involved in the management and treatment of arrhythmias. UKAS will be exhibiting at Arrhythmia Alliance Cardiac Update Meeting to showcase ...

     

  • Date posted: November 19, 2018

    On Friday 16th November, representatives from 60 countries voted to redefine the International System of Units (SI), changing the world’s definition of the kilogram, the ampere, the kelvin and the mole, forever. The decision, made at the General Conference on Weights and Measures in Versailles, France, which is organised by ...

     

  • 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 ...