Entries by Gavin

UKAS or non-UKAS certification?

UKAS is the UK National Accreditation Body for Certification Bodies offering ISO 9001, ISO14001, ISO 18001 and other certification. They effectively ‘audit the auditors’. We have to undergo a programme of UKAS audits, where we are audited against ISO 17021, to ensure we comply with its requirements. There are a range of ‘non-accredited’ Certification Bodies, […]

UKAS ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

The most recent publication on ISO certificates was released recently, and showed growth in both ISO 9001 certificates and ISO 14001, with ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems showing the most robust growth. Our own anecdotal evidence from the UK would indicate that there is great interest in both these systems. We are currently working with […]

Shropshire Star Press Release

We got a nice press release in the Shropshire Star on Feb 19th, as the only Shropshire-based UKAS accredited certification body: “A Telford based business has become the first in Shropshire to assess other companies for key management accreditations. Interface NRM, based at the e-Innovation centre in Priorslee, is the only certification body in Shropshire […]