NPL has developed the metrology required to understand the behaviour and performance of bioplastics to support biome bioplastics in its quality control and product development.

Mark Scott, Business Development Manager, Thomas Bell-Wright Ltd looks at BS 8414, a comprehensive testing method that evaluates the fire performance of external non load bearing cladding systems. 

Lynsey Poyner joined UKAS as operations director last year. She reflects on her first six months in the role and considers the year ahead.

Regulation (EU) 2023/1542 concerning batteries and waste batteries will bring about significant changes in the European Union’s approach to battery sustainability, performance, safety, and waste management. The regulation came into force on 18 August 2023. 

Richard McFarlane, Technical Manager – Policy and Implementation, UKAS explains the rationale undertaken by UKAS for assessment activities and details more clearly the reasons for UKAS office-time assessment costs.

Active until 31 March 2024, the Employer Support Fund supports T-Level industry placements financially, helping cover the real costs of creating useful placements that bridge the gap between classroom learning and practical work experience.

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