The ILAC, IAF and ISO are running a joint survey. The aim is to better understand the views of the conformity assessment community and those that rely on the results of conformity assessment, such as regulators, on the use of remote techniques for audit/assessment/evaluation activities.
Last Thursday the CEN and CENELEC General Assemblies have overwhelmingly agreed to revise the membership arrangements in their statutes, reflecting the UK’s departure from the EU. The agreement comes after careful consideration by the CEN and CENELEC members of the impacts of the UK’s exit from the EU on the European standardization system and on the organisations’ membership statutes.
BMTA welcomes the National Audit Office Report ‘Protecting consumers from unsafe products’ published on 16 June. It examines the effectiveness of the Office of Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) which was established in 2018 in its first 3 years of operation. BMTA gave evidence to the NAO in its enquiry leading to the Report.
Employers will be able to claim £1000 for every T Level student they host on a high-quality industry placement, as part of a new incentive scheme.
TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has launched the UK’s first traceable hydrogen flow calibration facility for domestic gas meters.The new facility will help meter manufacturers determine if existing meter stock, and new technologies under development, are correctly measuring hydrogen flow rates. This is a crucial step to ensure that hydrogen gas meters deployed onto the market in the future will deliver accurate measurements for customer billing and taxation purposes.