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  • Date posted: March 30, 2020

    Version 3 This Bulletin concerns UKAS accredited Certification Bodies with activities in regions affected by coronavirus and provides an update to the earlier Technical Bulletin dated 06 March 2020 as a result of the fast-moving situation. It applies equally to bodies certifying management systems (ISO/IEC 17021-1), persons (ISO/IEC 17024) and ...

     

  • Date posted: March 30, 2020

    Version 2 Introduction Every organisation is continuously exposed to opportunities, challenges, and risks in a normal business environment. However, extraordinary events or circumstances beyond the control of the organisation happen. At the present time the world is facing the challenge of the outbreak and continued spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19). UKAS ...

     

  • Date posted: March 3, 2020

    Overview This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) Certification Bodies. ISO/IEC 27701:2019, initially developed as ISO/IEC 27552, specifies the requirements and provides guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) in the form of an extension to ISO/IEC 27001 ...

     

  • Date posted: February 28, 2020

    Do you commission the testing of food samples? Do you need to ensure quality and safety through the test results? Download this brochure which sets out the benefits of using a UKAS-accredited laboratory to carry out testing on food and food products.   

     

  • Date posted: February 21, 2020

    Governance requirements through Section 22a/23 agreements With the continued expansion of collaboration arrangements between police forces under a Section 22a or Section 23 agreement to include other scientific activities and the development of potential new arrangements between Police and Fire services, UKAS has revisited the general principles of the agreements ...

     

  • 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 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 ...