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7 Key Points to Consider when Choosing a Certification Body

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Choosing a Certification Body? Things to consider… Accreditation Certification Bodies will audit your company to verify your Management Systems and Processes. The Bodies themselves are accredited by a central body to ensure they uphold the Principles of Certification.  The most familiar of these is UKAS.  Have a look at our blog: Why Choose a UKAS […]

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ISO Accreditation Bodies Around the World

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In the UK we advise our clients to use a UKAS Accredited Certification Body. UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) is recognised by the UK Government for providing accreditation services, and operates to strict codes of practice. Find out more: Why Choose a UKAS Certification Body? For these reasons, the UKAS ‘Crown and Tick’ logo carries […]

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ForeFront Certification Limited

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ForeFront will not settle for anything less than excellence in delivering a smooth certification service. Website: www.forefrontcertification.co.uk Location: Birmingham UKAS Page: ForeFront Certification Limited’s UKAS accreditation can be seen here. Standards/services Covered:  Quality – ISO 9001 Environment – ISO 14001 Health and Safety – ISO 45001 (pending) Contact Details: Phone: +44(0) 1217 262999 Email: info@forefrontcertification.co.uk

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Exova BM TRADA

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Exova BM TRADA are a global Certification body with over 90 years experience. Website: www.exovabmtrada.com Location: 138 offices and laboratories in 33 counties, their HQ is in Edinburgh, UK. Training: They offer a wide range of training including: fire safety; quality management; business continuity management; environmental management; H&S management; energy management; information security management; integrated management systems; […]

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DNV GL

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DNV GL have origins from 1864 and provide their services in over 100 countries. Website: www.dnvgl.com Location: Worldwide with 16 UK offices. UKAS Page: DNV GL’s UKAS accreditation can be seen here. Standards/services Covered:  Maritime Oil & Gas Energy Business Assurance Software Certificates in the blockchain Lumina – performance benchmarking Quality Management Occupational H&S – OHSAS […]

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Approachable Certification Ltd.

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Approachable Certification is a well established Certification body with their office being located in Manchester. Website: approachable.uk.com Location: They are located in Denton, Manchester. Training: Approachable Certification provide ISO 9001 Internal Auditor training and ISO 9001 Transition training. Both of these are one-day courses. UKAS Page: You can find information about Approachable Certification’s UKAS accreditation here. Standards/services Covered:  Quality […]

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BSI

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BSI are a global ISO Certification body established in 1901 and were the world’s first National Standards Body. BSI has 90 offices worldwide and serves 86,000 clients in 193 countries. Website: https://www.bsigroup.com Location: 90 offices serving over 80,000 clients in 193 countries Training: bsi offer a wide range of training from public training courses to in-house and distance learning […]

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SGS

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SGS have over 95,000 employees, and operate a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories worldwide. Their main services can be divided into four categories: inspection, testing, certification and verification. Website: www.sgs.co.uk Location: Over 2,400 offices and laboratories worldwide. Training: SGS have delivered public, in-house, eLearning, virtual learning and blended learning. UKAS Page: SGS’s UKAS accreditation can be seen […]

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AFNOR

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AFNOR Certification has being supporting organisations for 25 years in becoming certified to many standards. Website: www.afnor.co.uk Location: AFNOR has 40 offices worldwide, their UK office is located in Dartford, Kent. UKAS Page: AFNOR’s  UKAS accreditation can be seen here. Standards/services Covered:  Automotive Quality – ITAF/ISO 16949 NATO Quality Assurance Quality Management for Aerospace Production – EN […]

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Perry Johnson Registrars

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Perry Johnson Registrars are a global Certification Body, originating from America. Website: www.pjregistrars.uk Location: 19 offices worldwide, the UK PJR office is located in Bristol. Training: The training courses offered by Perry Johnson are: ISO 9001:2015 Transition Training Course ISO 14001:2015 Transition Training Course Responsible Recycling (R2:2013) Internal Auditor Training ISMS Auditor / Lead Auditor Course […]