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  • Date posted: June 22, 2018

    BS ISO 19443:2018. Quality management systems-Specific requirements for the application of ISO 9001:2015 by organisations in the supply chain of the nuclear energy sector supplying products and services important to nuclear safety (ITNS). The above standard was issued in June 2018 and the purpose of this communication is to inform ...

     

  • Date posted: June 22, 2018

    UKAS and BSI have recently updated the Standards and Accreditation handbook for Government and regulators which provides an overview of how standards and accreditation can be used to deliver policy and regulatory outcomes. The Handbook also contains case studies demonstrating how standards and accreditation are used to support self-regulation, co-regulation ...

     

  • Date posted: June 22, 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 speak to an ISAS Assessment  Manager ? We are running hourly sessions to include a 20 minute demonstration ...

     

  • Date posted: June 18, 2018

    UKAS is very proud to be a signatory to the European cooperation for Accreditation Multilateral Agreement (EA MLA), and fully recognises the importance of this to our customers when operating in the international market.  It is therefore our policy to ensure that the scope of our MLA covers all activities, ...

     

  • Date posted: June 14, 2018

    Change of Legal Entity A change of legal entity is where there is a change to the entity which is financially and legally responsible for those activities performed under UKAS accreditation. Your Assessment Manager should be notified sufficiently in advance of any such changes to the legal entity to decrease ...

     

  • Date posted: June 11, 2018

    AIRMIC, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce, has published a white paper on the value that standards and accredited conformity assessment can play in the management of risk. The report states that there is plenty of evidence that organisations perform better when they adopt voluntary quality ...

     

  • Date posted: June 8, 2018

    Check out all the latest news from the global accreditation organisation IAF ahead of World Accreditation Day 2018 on 9 June 2018. It contains articles on the latest developments from IAF, the regional accreditation groups, and developments from individual accreditation bodies around the world.     

     

  • Date posted: June 5, 2018

    9 June 2018 marks World Accreditation Day as a global initiative, jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation. This year’s theme focuses on how accreditation delivers a safer world. The expectation of safe workplaces, ...

     

  • Date posted: June 4, 2018

    Following the recently published ILAC MRA 2017 Annual Report, please find a visual snapshot of the key statistics for the last year. Link to the full MRA 2017 Annual report is available here Other useful links: Public Sector Assurance http://www.publicsectorassurance.org Business Benefits http://www.business-benefits.org      

     

  • Date posted: May 30, 2018

    UKAS has now accredited its 60th organisation against the Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) standard.  The Outside Clinic has been granted accreditation for its adult audiology services, making it the first solely domiciliary service provider to be awarded UKAS accreditation for IQIPS. Launched by the Royal College of Physicians ...