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  • Date posted: April 28, 2017

    The UK Measurement Strategy has been launched by Lord Prior, Parliamentary under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.  It will support the UK's regulatory environment; improve the UK's measurement skills that can increase productivity and provide the confidence to innovate or invest; and respond ...

     

  • Date posted: April 26, 2017

    UKAS has updated the list of accreditations against ISO 14065: 2013 for assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport in accordance with EU Regulation 757/2015 (MRV Shipping). Details of the scope of accreditation for each certification body can be found on the individual accreditation ...

     

  • Date posted: April 26, 2017

      The Association for Clinical Genetic Science are running a Genetics Quality and Accreditation Workshop with a focus on Quality Assessment and ISO 15189:2012. The workshop is being hosted at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Ben Courtney, UKAS Accreditation Manager will be presenting at the workshop, updating delegates with ...

     

  • Date posted: April 21, 2017

    ILAC has published the latest edition of ILAC News. It has an article from the new Chair, as well as highlights of the main projects that are underway, and links to new publications endorsing accreditation from organisations including OECD and UNIDO. 

     

  • Date posted: April 7, 2017

    In the April edition of Planning and Building Control Today, Jon Murthy, UKAS' Marketing Manager explains the difference between accreditation and certification, with particular reference to how professional standards create confidence. This is especially relevant with the World Accreditation Theme for 9th June 2017 being centred around delivering confidence in ...

     

  • Date posted: April 5, 2017

    The UKAS 21st anniversary celebration and ISAS standard 'soft re-launch' celebrations were combined at The Pullman Hotel in Central London on 25th January 2017. Guests included ISAS accredited organisations, organisations currently going through their ISAS accreditation journey and Keynote Guest Speakers, including UKAS’ Chairman Lord Jamie Lindsay and Richard Evans, ...

     

  • Date posted: March 30, 2017

    Since the Referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU last June, UKAS has been working to ensure that those within Government dealing with Brexit are aware of the importance of accreditation to the national economy, and also to trade with the EU and internationally. Regular meetings have been held ...

     

  • Date posted: March 28, 2017

    UKAS has been working with a number of stakeholders including NHS England and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) over the past few years to develop criteria that can be used as a basis for accreditation of Clinical Engineering and Physical Science Services.  UKAS has now agreed ...

     

  • Date posted: March 23, 2017

    PSA (Private Security Authority, Ireland) requirements: PSA 28 Door supervision and security guarding PSA 39 Event security PSA 42 Private Investigator UKAS has been informed by the Private Security Authority that auditing and certification to these schemes will need to be carried out by accredited certification bodies. UKAS is liaising ...

     

  • Date posted: March 9, 2017

      The 7th National Conference for Radiology Managers will take place on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 30 Euston Square, London. This event is jointly organised by Philips UKI and The Society and College of Radiographers and aims to support the leadership of Managers as they work to deliver high quality ...