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  • Date posted: July 7, 2014

    The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has granted accreditation to additional certification bodies who were part of the pilot programme for certification to ISO 50001: 2011, Energy Management Systems. Please see the Certification Body Schedules - EnMS webpage for further details and an up-to-date list of the first certification bodies ...

     

  • Date posted: July 7, 2014

    The Slovak National Accreditation Service (SNAS) is the only national accreditation body of Slovakia which has been appointed by the Slovak authorities according to the Regulation (EC) 765/2008. Like UKAS, SNAS is a full member of the European Co-operation on Accreditation (EA), International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), International Accreditation Forum ...

     

  • Date posted: June 13, 2014

    Following the announcement on 26 March 2014 of the pilot programme for accreditation of certification bodies for the BRC Global Standard for Agents and Brokers, UKAS is pleased to announce that the following organisations will participate in the UKAS pilot assessment programme: • Cert ID Europe Ltd • Knight International ...

     

  • Date posted: June 9, 2014

    IAF Decision Log Technical queries submitted to the IAF are discussed within the relevant Committees or Working Groups to reach a consensus view, and then forwarded for consideration by the Technical Committee (TC) who will aim to ratify them as IAF Decisions. Decisions made by the IAF TC are maintained ...

     

  • Date posted: June 9, 2014

    This bulletin provides updated information regarding the requirements for transition of Certification Bodies offering ISMS certification under ISO/IEC 17021: 2011 from ISO/IEC 27001: 2005 to ISO/IEC 27001: 2013. The bulletin follows on from the letter sent to Certification Bodies on 7th October 2013. Transition Requirements. IAF has issued a resolution ...

     

  • Date posted: June 9, 2014

    This bulletin provides updated information regarding the requirements for transition of Certification Bodies offering ISMS certification under ISO/IEC 17021: 2011 from ISO/IEC 27001: 2005 to ISO/IEC 27001: 2013. The bulletin follows on from the letter sent to Certification Bodies on 7th October 2013. Transition Requirements. IAF has issued a resolution ...

     

  • Date posted: June 9, 2014

    IAF Decision Log Technical queries submitted to the IAF are discussed within the relevant Committees or Working Groups to reach a consensus view, and then forwarded for consideration by the Technical Committee (TC) who will aim to ratify them as IAF Decisions. Decisions made by the IAF TC are maintained ...

     

  • Date posted: June 7, 2014

    It is an ISO/IEC 17025 requirement that methods shall be validated in the matrices to be tested. These matrices are detailed in the Materials/Products Tested column of UKAS accreditation schedules and historically, water matrices have been described in general terms which has led to a variety of different descriptors for ...

     

  • Date posted: June 6, 2014

    It is an ISO/IEC 17025 requirement that methods shall be validated in the matrices to be tested. These matrices are detailed in the Materials/Products Tested column of UKAS accreditation schedules and historically, water matrices have been described in general terms which has led to a variety of different descriptors for ...

     

  • Date posted: May 19, 2014

    Announcement of Pilot Applicants Following the announcement of the pilot programme for accreditation of independent inspection companies providing inspections of residential adult social care providers, UKAS is pleased to announce that the following organisations have agreed to participate in the UKAS pilot assessment programme: Healthcare Management Solutions Limited RDB Star ...