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  • Date posted: June 29, 2018

    ISO/CASCO is seeking feedback from testing and calibration laboratories on the 2017 version of ISO/IEC 17025. This will help prepare their first analysis of the feedback one year post publication of the revised standard. ISO/CASCO has emphasised that they are seeking information specifically on the 2017 version of the standard ...

     

  • Date posted: June 22, 2018

    The Government yesterday  announced its Business Impact Target in respect of the economic impact on business of regulation. The setting of a Business Impact Target is a requirement under section 21 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2018-06-20/HCWS776/ The key points can be summarised as: The  target ...

     

  • Date posted: June 22, 2018

    BS ISO 19443:2018. Quality management systems-Specific requirements for the application of ISO 9001:2015 by organisations in the supply chain of the nuclear energy sector supplying products and services important to nuclear safety (ITNS). The above standard was issued in June 2018 and the purpose of this communication is to inform ...

     

  • Date posted: June 22, 2018

    UKAS and BSI have recently updated the Standards and Accreditation handbook for Government and regulators which provides an overview of how standards and accreditation can be used to deliver policy and regulatory outcomes. The Handbook also contains case studies demonstrating how standards and accreditation are used to support self-regulation, co-regulation ...

     

  • Date posted: June 22, 2018

    Do you know why professional standards are important, want to know more about ISAS accreditation, see a demonstration of the Traffic Light Ready(TLR) gap analysis web tool and have the opportunity to speak to an ISAS Assessment  Manager ? We are running hourly sessions to include a 20 minute demonstration ...

     

  • Date posted: June 18, 2018

    UKAS is very proud to be a signatory to the European cooperation for Accreditation Multilateral Agreement (EA MLA), and fully recognises the importance of this to our customers when operating in the international market.  It is therefore our policy to ensure that the scope of our MLA covers all activities, ...

     

  • Date posted: June 11, 2018

    AIRMIC, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce, has published a white paper on the value that standards and accredited conformity assessment can play in the management of risk. The report states that there is plenty of evidence that organisations perform better when they adopt voluntary quality ...

     

  • Date posted: June 8, 2018

    Check out all the latest news from the global accreditation organisation IAF ahead of World Accreditation Day 2018 on 9 June 2018. It contains articles on the latest developments from IAF, the regional accreditation groups, and developments from individual accreditation bodies around the world.     

     

  • Date posted: June 5, 2018

    9 June 2018 marks World Accreditation Day as a global initiative, jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation. This year’s theme focuses on how accreditation delivers a safer world. The expectation of safe workplaces, ...

     

  • Date posted: June 4, 2018

    Following the recently published ILAC MRA 2017 Annual Report, please find a visual snapshot of the key statistics for the last year. Link to the full MRA 2017 Annual report is available here Other useful links: Public Sector Assurance http://www.publicsectorassurance.org Business Benefits http://www.business-benefits.org