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  • Date posted: March 5, 2015

    Manestream is a trading division of OC Consulting (UK) Ltd, and is one of the UK’s leading environmental companies, specialising in asbestos, legionella, fire, health and safety services and training. Since its inception, this privately owned business has built up a national reputation for excellence in delivering bespoke solutions for ...

     

  • Date posted: March 4, 2015

    Combisafe International Ltd. has developed a reputation for being a market leader in the development of innovative ‘safety at height solutions’ within the international construction sector. Established in Sweden in 1984, the organisation has continued to focus on delivering the best in temporary collective protection solutions within the construction industry. ...

     

  • Date posted: March 4, 2015

    Duerr’s is the oldest family-owned jam maker in England with a dedicated history of providing the highest quality preserves. Established in 1881 the business has continued to grow and diversify and today is a £60m turnover business, employing around 240 staff at its Wythenshawe sites. Central to the success of ...

     

  • Date posted: February 26, 2015

    ISO 9001 is currently under revision and it is expected that the new version will be published later this year. You may also be aware that IAF has allocated a 3-year transition period (from date of publication of the standard) for certification bodies to transfer their clients from the 2008 ...

     

  • Date posted: February 11, 2015

    ISO/IEC 17021-1 2015 was published on 8th June 2015, one week earlier than originally expected. To coincide with this the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has also published an updated version of IAF MD5 – Determination of Audit Time of Quality and Environmental Management Systems.ISO/IEC 17021-1: 2015 will replace ISO 17021: ...

     

  • Date posted: December 1, 2014

    In August 2014 the long awaited revision of ILAC G19 was published on the ILAC website www.ilac.org. The revised document provides guidance for organisations undertaking activities in relation to the forensic science process, including scene of crime units and laboratories. It is expected that all organisations offering accredited activity in ...

     

  • Date posted: November 27, 2014

    This bulletin is applicable to UKAS accredited Notified Bodies This bulletin provides further information regarding the new alignment package of updated Directives and follows a previous technical bulletin on this subject (issued in July 2014). You will now be aware that the EU has updated and reissued a package of ...

     

  • Date posted: September 11, 2014

    Application of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 for the Accreditation of Inspection Bodies Please be aware that ILAC has now published the above publication, which provides information for use by both accreditation bodies and inspection bodies on the application of ISO/IEC 17020:2012. This is available to download from the ILAC website: http://ilac.org/publications-and-resources/ilac-documents/procedural-series/ The ...

     

  • Date posted: August 19, 2014

    IAF MANDATORY DOCUMENT FOR THE COLLECTION OF DATA TO PROVIDE INDICATORS OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CERTIFICATION BODIES’ PERFORMANCE UKAS currently collects metric data regarding the operations of its certification body customers via an annual operational metrics questionnaire. This questionnaire, with minor amendment will be used to meet the data collection requirements ...

     

  • Date posted: June 9, 2014

    This bulletin provides updated information regarding the requirements for transition of Certification Bodies offering ISMS certification under ISO/IEC 17021: 2011 from ISO/IEC 27001: 2005 to ISO/IEC 27001: 2013. The bulletin follows on from the letter sent to Certification Bodies on 7th October 2013. Transition Requirements. IAF has issued a resolution ...