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  • Date posted: July 28, 2017

    The latest news bulletin from European Accreditation has been published. It contains articles on the collaboration with the European Union Agency For Railways, the latest developments on the European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer, information on the MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification) regulation, and information on the 18th International Metrology Congress where UKAS ...

     

  • Date posted: July 27, 2017

    On 18 July 2017 UKAS announced the first accreditations against ISO 14065 for verification of assertions about carbon sequestration in accordance with the Forestry Commission Woodland Carbon Code. Organisations have already been accredited for validation of woodland projects, and this announcement adds verification to the accreditation of organisations for this ...

     

  • Date posted: July 19, 2017

      UKAS will be speaking about the Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme (ISAS) at the Diagnostics Boot Camp on Wednesday 22nd November 2017  at The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1.  This is a one day event that will address medical diagnostics, and have four tracks, focusing on Laboratory, Imaging, Cancer and Digital Pathology ...

     

  • Date posted: July 14, 2017

    On 30 June 2017 UKAS announced the first accreditation against ISO 14065 for verification of claims under the Green Gas Trading Limited (GGT) Biomethane Certification Scheme (BMCS). Details of the scope of accreditation for the accredited verification body can be found on the individual accreditation schedule on the UKAS website. ...

     

  • Date posted: July 6, 2017

    Quality World, the CQI flagship publication, published a feature in June on the importance of using a UKAS-accredited certification body to preserve the integrity of management systems certification and for businesses to derive the value they seek. Download a copy of the feature.

     

  • Date posted: July 3, 2017

    ISO CASCO, the ISO Committee that works on issues relating to conformity assessment, has published its latest newsletter. It includes an update on ISO's work in the field of service standardization, outcomes from the CASCO policy groups, and updates from the standards working groups.

     

  • Date posted: July 3, 2017

    Having been asked by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to consider how a common approach to accredited certification for organisations offering BIM Level 2 services can be delivered, Ian Ronksley provided an update in PBC Today. Once a common approach has been agreed by BEIS and ...

     

  • Date posted: June 28, 2017

    The latest EA News contains a link to the newly published strategy for European Accreditation, information on European accreditation bodies are accredited food schemes, and information about the forthcoming International Congress for Metrology.

     

  • Date posted: June 13, 2017

    NHSE, UKAS and IPEM have recently published a joint statement regarding the accreditation of Clinical Engineering and Physical Science Services. The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has been approached by NHSE and IPEM to manage and deliver accreditation for those specialisms falling under the healthcare science clinical engineering and physical ...

     

  • Date posted: June 5, 2017

    UKAS will be attending the 14th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Audiology (BAA) in Bournemouth.  The BAA is the largest audiology conference in the UK, so it attracts a host of international speakers. The conference is multidisciplinary in its focus, allowing for participation from healthcare professionals in other related ...