The EU Commission published measures on March 30 that allows member states to carry out official controls on the agri-food chain - animals, plants food and feed
According to a new report from brand protection firm Red Points, 73% of consumers will increase online shopping if the COVID-19 outbreak continues, 58% of consumers have already bought more goods online than usual.
For the attention of all BMTA UKAS Accredited Members: UKAS DRAFT TPS 73: UKAS Policy on Accreditation and Conformity Assessment During the Coronavirus Outbreak.
The British Measurement and Testing Association (BMTA), representing the British Measurement and Testing Sector, together with the TIC Council, representing the independent testing, inspection and certification (TIC) sector across the EU, request the support of the UK Government in ensuring that member companies are able to continue to operate in support of the response to COVID-19.
These days, the world is fighting against the coronavirus outbreak (SARS-CoV-2). The virus is typically spread during close contact and via respiratory droplets produced when people cough or sneeze.
BMTA are the leading trade association serving the British Measurement and Testing Industry. Our members carry out vital work ensuring the Quality and Safety of products and services offered to Businesses and Consumers alike. Over recent weeks we have been working with other trade bodies to represent the interests and needs of our Members to Government, Policy Makers and Regulators.
The European Commission is calling for startups and SMEs with technologies and innovations that could help in treating, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council.
Every organisation is continuously exposed to opportunities, challenges, and risks in a normal business environment. However, extraordinary events or circumstances beyond the control of the organisation happen.
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