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  • 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 – ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    Standards and accreditation are market-based tools that can be used by Government policy makers to deliver better regulation. These tools are not as widely known and understood, or used, as they should be. This Handbook therefore contains an overview for Ministers explaining why and how these tools could be used in their ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    The desire to deliver government policy in innovative and cost-effective ways is leading to the increasing use of accreditation across a wide range of Scottish Government policy areas including better regulation, good governance, fair markets and public confidence. Find out how accreditation can help you in your role as a policy ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    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.[wpfilebase ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    The Royal College of Radiologists and The College of Radiographers have developed the Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme (ISAS) to help diagnostic imaging services ensure that their patients consistently receive high quality services delivered by competent staff working in safe environments. UKAS delivers and manages ISAS on behalf of the Colleges and carries out assessments for accreditation against ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    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: March 11, 2015

    A certification body accredited by UKAS has proved that it complies with best practice and is competent to deliver a consistently reliable and impartial service which meets the appropriate, internationally-recognised standard. This brochure sets out how you can gain full value from the certification process and how to ...