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  • Date posted: May 8, 2015

    This Bulletin is an update to the existing transition information Bulletin. The update follows a discussion on the ISO 9001 transition process and associated requirements held during the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) technical meetings in Frankfurt in April 2015. (Updated text is included in italics for convenience.) The IAF agreed a ...


  • Date posted: April 1, 2015

    The Severn and Wye Smokery is a family run business situated between the Rivers Severn and Wye, on the edge of the Forest of Dean. Synonymous with wild salmon, these two great rivers are also home to one of Europe’s biggest elver fisheries. Indeed the business was founded out of ...


  • Date posted: March 26, 2015

    An short overview of the global accreditation system.  


  • Date posted: March 26, 2015

    UKAS accreditation is the independent evaluation of laboratories, inspection bodies and certification bodies against recognised standards to ensure their impartiality, competence and consistency.


  • Date posted: March 26, 2015

    The value of accredited asbestos surveyors -- Accreditation ensures that you are commissioning a competent and impartial surveyor.


  • Date posted: March 26, 2015

    Using a UKAS accredited testing laboratory can demonstrate that your products meet regulatory requirements and are safe to use. UKAS accredited test results are accepted in other economies thereby removing the need for re-testing.


  • Date posted: March 26, 2015

    UKAS provides assurance that accredited certification bodies operate to recognised standards, and will deliver the value that you seek from the certification process. Accredited certification is a valuable tool in winning public sector contracts.


  • Date posted: March 26, 2015

    Pete Unger and Randy Dougherty, Chairs of ILAC and IAF, provide a short overview of the benefits of the global infrastructure of accreditation. 


  • Date posted: March 18, 2015

    ISO 14001 is an internationally recognised standard for environmental management systems. It was developed by industry for industry and is used by businesses to manage their environmental obligations. To provide an independent verification of compliance, businesses can choose to be certified by UKAS accredited certification bodies. Accreditation by UKAS provides ...


  • Date posted: March 13, 2015

    Icon Development Solutions (IDS) specialises in the strategy, management and execution of product development and early phase clinical development.  It has expertise in the clinical pharmacology, regulatory affairs, pharmacokinetics, pharmacometrics, biopharmaceutics and bioanalytical sectors.  With such a wide range of services on offer, its customer base is similarly broad – ...