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  • Date posted: July 6, 2013

    The second edition of ISO/IEC 17020 was published in March 2012. This updated version includes some changes that Inspection Bodies (IBs) will need to implement within your management system in order to maintain their UKAS accreditation in the future. The purpose of this letter is to explain the transition process ...

     

  • Date posted: June 27, 2013

    The GS Mark Representatives from the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and Germany’s Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enabling UKAS accredited certification bodies to be formally recognised for designation as GS bodies. The purpose of this Bulletin ...

     

  • Date posted: June 11, 2013

    In April 2012 HSE reissued HSG 264: Asbestos – The survey guide, replacing the first edition issued in 2010. Clarification from our colleagues within HSE has confirmed that the changes are very minor and, in summary, are as follows: references to the Control of Asbestos Regulations have been updated to ...

     

  • Date posted: June 10, 2013

    ISO/IEC 17065 was published in September 2012. This new standard will replace EN 45011 and ISO Guide 65 and will result in the need to implement changes within a Certification Body’s (CB) management system and processes in order to maintain UKAS accreditation in the future. The purpose of this Bulletin ...

     

  • Date posted: June 10, 2013

    The second edition of ISO/IEC 17024 was published in July 2012. This updated version includes some changes that Certification Bodies (CB) will need to implement within their management systems in order to maintain UKAS accreditation in the future. The purpose of this Bulletin is to explain the transition process that ...