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  • Date posted: October 18, 2019

    UKAS recently held a webinar with customers to consult on the new UKAS database of accredited certificates. This new initiative will provide a mechanism for verification from UKAS of accredited certification from management system certification bodies (e.g. ISO 9001). A copy of the webinar is available to view below.  

     

  • Date posted: October 3, 2019

    Call for expressions of interest Accreditation for Certification to ISO 27701: 2019 Security Techniques - Extension to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 for privacy information management - Requirements and guidelines ISO 27701 was published in August 2019. It is an extension standard to ISO 27001 and 27002 for Privacy Information Management Systems ...

     

  • Date posted: September 25, 2019

    It is almost impossible these days to flip through the TV channels without seeing dramas or true-crime documentaries that feature forensic science in some way.  So as forensic science becomes more familiar and accessible to everyone, how is it possible to identify competent practitioners.  Forensic science itself has undergone significant ...

     

  • Date posted: September 19, 2019

    We are delighted to be taking part and exhibiting at the IBMS Congress 2019 next week during 22-25th September at the ICC in Birmingham. We invite our existing customer’s and new to visit our stand R4 for an opportunity to meet with UKAS staff. In its multi-disciplinary format and major ...

     

  • Date posted: September 4, 2019

    UKAS provides in-house and public courses to support you. Whether you're looking to develop your skills as an auditor or to learn about a new standard, UKAS Academy offers a range of training courses for your learning needs.Courses for all levels delivered in a way that suits you. Delivered by subject matter experts ...

     

  • Date posted: September 4, 2019

    UKAS delivers confidence in the UK economy by declaring the competence of organisations providing conformity assessment services. Watch this video to understand the role that UKAS plays.   

     

  • Date posted: August 28, 2019

    Call for Expressions of Interest - Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is proposing to establish a project to develop accreditation for Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) to ISO 15189:2012 – Medical Laboratories— Requirements for quality and competence; ILAC G19: 2014 Modules in Forensic Science and ...

     

  • Date posted: August 19, 2019

    A report issued by the construction industry’s Competence Steering Group (CSG) is recommending the use of UKAS accredited certification to ensure the competence of personnel involved with High Risk Residential Buildings (HRRBs). The CSG was established, under the leadership of the Construction Industry Council (CIC), to address the criticisms and ...

     

  • Date posted: August 13, 2019

    Recent events like “dieselgate” and the PIP breast implant scandal have seen an erosion of trust in self-declarations of conformity, resulting in a move towards a peer review culture.  Dating back to the 17th Century, peer review of research articles is a long established and important part of the scientific ...

     

  • Date posted: August 9, 2019

    UKAS are pleased to be exhibiting at the CIM 2019 19th International Metrology Congress taking place in Paris on the 24th – 26th September 2019.  This event with over 1000 participants from 50 countries within the measurement technology industry aims to ‘share measurement intelligence’ with round table discussions. Trevor Thompson will be ...