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  • Date posted: November 20, 2019

    At the IAF General Assembly in October 2019, two resolutions were published regarding the status of ISO 14065 (Greenhouse gases - Requirements for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition) and related standards in the field of Greenhouse Gas validation. These resolutions ...

     

  • Date posted: November 20, 2019

    ISO/IEC 17029:2019 Conformity assessment - General principles and requirements for validation and verification bodies, was published on 30th October 2019. This Technical Bulletin provides an update regarding the status of this new conformity assessment standard (CAS) and outlines UKAS’s activities towards implementation. Within the European cooperation for Accreditation (EA) and ...

     

  • Date posted: November 12, 2019

    ISO 22301:2019 Security and resilience - Business continuity management systems - Requirements, was published on 30th October 2019. This replaces the current version of the standard, ISO 22301:2012. This Technical Bulletin provides an update regarding the transition planning and process for the new standard. At its General Assembly meeting in ...

     

  • Date posted: November 12, 2019

    This Technical Bulletin is applicable to all Certification Bodies (CBs) currently transitioning to version 5 of the FSSC 22000 scheme and clarifies the necessary actions to achieve transition by FSSC’s stated deadline of 1 January 2020. The bulletin follows on from the UKAS transition letter dated 16 July 2019. As ...

     

  • Date posted: October 23, 2019

    Priding itself on being one of the UK’s leading independent non-contact metrology specialists, Optimax Imaging Inspection and Measurement provides expert application-specific solutions to the most demanding of metrology problems.  From its purpose built premises in Market Harborough, Optimax’s team of 30 staff provide sales, support, training, maintenance and calibration services ...

     

  • Date posted: October 22, 2019

    Rapidity currently holds ISO 9001 , 14001 , 27001 and FSC certifications so we felt it was a natural progression to show our commitment to high quality colour reproduction by achieving BPIF certification, which focuses on colour management. This is the only scheme out in the field which is UKAS ...

     

  • Date posted: September 25, 2019

    Fraud against the NHS takes many forms, ranging from false claims for treatment or the supply of goods, through to misrepresentation of qualifications and falsified time sheets.  The more sensitive, higher value, widespread and complex cases are dealt with by the NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA).  The NHSCFA estimates that ...

     

  • Date posted: September 11, 2019

      Introduction This document outlines the UKAS assessment approach where the applicant or accredited laboratory does not directly manage all stages of the end to end process; in other words where critical parts of the pre-examination, examination/testing or post examination process are carried out by (an)other laboratory/laboratories. This includes laboratories ...

     

  • Date posted: September 5, 2019

    Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) is a professionally-led assessment and accreditation scheme that ensures patients receive consistently high quality services, tests, examinations and procedures, by competent staff working in safe environments.  Managed and delivered by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service UKAS), IQIPS is developed and owned by the professional ...

     

  • Date posted: September 4, 2019

    This video provides an overview of UKAS' services and how it delivers confidence in the UK economy.