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  • Date posted: February 18, 2020

    The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has officially launched the world's exclusive global database for accredited management system certifications, providing businesses and governments the ability to digitally validate an organization’s certification(s) to determine if a certificate is valid and if the Certification Body issuing the certificate is accredited to issue certifications ...

     

  • Date posted: February 12, 2020

    As an operator with a permit from the Environment Agency under the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR), you will be aware that it requires you to ensure the monitoring of process emissions is performed correctly to ensure your emissions are within the permitted limits. Where third party organisations are used to conduct this monitoring, it is an ...

     

  • Date posted: February 10, 2020

    Over 2.4 million organisations across the globe benefit from certification against management systems standards agreed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The most widely adopted of these is ISO 9001, the standard for quality management system requirements, the latest version of which was published in 2015. A new ...

     

  • Date posted: February 3, 2020

    Following the UK's departure from the European Union on Friday 31st January 2020, a list of the most frequently asked questions in relation to UKAS and accreditation is now available. UKAS will continue to update and augment these questions as the situation develops over the next few months.  [wpfilebase tag=fileurl ...

     

  • Date posted: February 1, 2020

    Do you commission a laboratory to fulfil your testing needs? Can you be sure that they supply you with accurate and reliable results? If you do, you will want to make sure that the organisation undertaking your testing has the people, facilities, technical expertise, management systems and track records to undertake the work professionally and competently. ...

     

  • Date posted: February 1, 2020

    Do you commission or procure the inspection of products, equipment, plants or buildings and processes? If you do, you will want to make sure that the organisation undertaking that inspection has the people, facilities, technical expertise, management systems and track record to undertake the inspection professionally and competently. Download this guide ...

     

  • Date posted: February 1, 2020

    Do you use certification, testing, calibration or inspection services? If so… save time and money by using UKAS-accredited services.  If you are busy running a business, sourcing the right people and organisations to carry out your certification, inspection, testing or calibration work can be time-consuming and fraught with [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=1813 linktext='Download this ...

     

  • Date posted: February 1, 2020

    There are many companies that provide consultancy and surveying services, sometimes at what initially appears to be at low cost. However, before commissioning an organisation to undertake such work it is important to consider the risks. Download our guide which sets out the benefits of using a UKAS-accredited surveyor to ...

     

  • Date posted: February 1, 2020

    A certification body accredited by UKAS has proved that it complies with best practice and is competent to deliver a consistently reliable and impartial service which meets the appropriate, internationally-recognised standard. This brochure sets out how you can gain full value from the certification process and how to ...

     

  • Date posted: February 1, 2020

    Accreditation interacts with Local Authorities on many levels. This briefing, aimed at Heads of Service sets out how accreditation can provide assurance of a Local Authorities own services, as well as those that they specify and procure.  Download your copy: [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=1812 linktext='UKAS Accreditation: A tool to deliver effective ...