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  • Date posted: November 29, 2013

    As part of our assessment programme for certification bodies (Management System, Product and Personnel), UKAS conducts witnessed assessments of Certification Body audits to help confirm the competence of the certification body. UKAS needs to conduct sufficient Witnessed Assessment on an annual basis to allow maintenance of accreditation and to cover ...

     

  • Date posted: November 21, 2013

    A guide to using standards and accreditation to deliver better regulation has been published by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). Produced in partnership with the British Standards Institute (BSI), the handbook is aimed at ministers and explains why and how standards and accreditation can be used in their departments ...

     

  • Date posted: October 22, 2013

    The UKAS Extension to Scope process has been designed to allow accredited bodies to extend their scope of accreditation to include new activities. In order for UKAS to be able to progress such an application the applicant CAB is required to complete the relevant AC Form(s) and supporting documentation so ...

     

  • Date posted: October 22, 2013

    The UKAS Extension to Scope process has been designed to allow accredited bodies to extend their scope of accreditation to include new activities. In order for UKAS to be able to progress such an application the applicant CAB is required to complete the relevant AC Form(s) and supporting documentation so ...

     

  • Date posted: September 7, 2013

    Less than 12 months after introducing NHS hearing services in over 80 of its UK branches, Scrivens Opticians & The Hearing Company is the first high street multi-sited retailer to achieve Improving Quality in Physiological diagnostic Services (IQIPS) accreditation. The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has granted IQIPS accreditation to ...

     

  • Date posted: August 15, 2013

    A new standard, ISO/IEC 17067: 2013 - Conformity assessment -- Fundamentals of product certification and guidelines for product certification schemes, was published by ISO on 31st July 2013. This standard cancels and replaces ISO Guide 67: 2004, which has been technically revised. This Bulletin is to confirm UKAS’ current view ...

     

  • Date posted: August 15, 2013

    This bulletin is intended to clarify the requirements for the adoption of the updated version of IAF MD5 and of the new IAF documents MD10 and MD11IAF MD5: 2015 - Duration of QMS and EMS AuditsThe updated document was published on 9 June 2015 with an ...

     

  • Date posted: August 15, 2013

    This bulletin is intended to clarify the requirements for the adoption of the updated version of IAF MD5 and of the new IAF documents MD10 and MD11.IAF MD5: 2015 - Duration of QMS and EMS AuditsThe updated document was published on 9 June 2015 with an immediate implementation; therefore at your ...

     

  • Date posted: August 15, 2013

    A new standard, ISO/IEC 17067: 2013 - Conformity assessment -- Fundamentals of product certification and guidelines for product certification schemes, was published by ISO on 31st July 2013. This standard cancels and replaces ISO Guide 67: 2004, which has been technically revised. This Bulletin is to confirm UKAS’ current view ...

     

  • Date posted: August 13, 2013

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The objective of the European Commission (EC) Environmental Technologies Verification (ETV) pilot programme is to promote environmental technologies. This objective is to be achieved by providing technology developers, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with the opportunity to have third-party validation of the performance of innovative ...