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NSI granted ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety Standard accreditation by UKAS

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been granted accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for BS EN ISO 45001:2018 – the world’s first International Standard for occupational Health and Safety which replaces the British Standard OHSAS 18001....
Posted On 19 Jul 2019
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NSI awarded UKAS accreditation for Kitchen Fire Protection Systems Scheme

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has accredited the National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) new Kitchen Fire Protection Systems Scheme (incorporating BAFE SP206), effective from 21 February 2019. The NSI is the first certification body in the UK licensed by...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019
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The Value of Certification in the Security and Fire Safety Supply Chain

Security and fire safety are very much at the forefront of the public consciousness in 2018. Questions are now being asked more frequently than ever before as to how people, properties and assets can be best protected. All purchasers, from domestic to commercial and community...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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University of Worcester attains certification against Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Code of Practice

In line with the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Code of Practice, the University of Worcester has achieved third party certification through IQ Verify for its use of CCTV systems across the St John’s Campus and the City Campus in addition to other sites. Certification...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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BSI report outlines how standards “support risk management and add business value”

BSI, the business standards company, has produced a report examining how standards support risk managers. Written in conjunction with Airmic – the UK association for risk and insurance professionals – the report describes what standards are and how they’re developed. In...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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National Security Inspectorate announces successful transition to new accreditation standard

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has confirmed that the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has been successful in transitioning its accreditation to ISO 17021-1:2015 (the latest version of the accredited standard for certification bodies which specifies the...
Posted On 17 May 2017
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Accreditation to ISO 9001:2015 confirmed for National Security Inspectorate by UKAS

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has confirmed its accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 – the latest version of the well-known Quality Management Systems standard – by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). This means that, with immediate effect, the NSI...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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IQ Verify achieves prestigious ISO 27001 Information Security Management accreditation from UKAS

IQ Verify has gained approval from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service to certificate to ISO 27001, the standard for Information Security Management. Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) provide a framework of policies and procedures that include a range of legal,...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the National Security Inspectorate
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‘Cash for Qualifications’: a drop in the ocean or the tip of an iceberg?

Richard Jenkins responds to the BBC Inside Out programme focusing on alleged malpractice in the security sector in which Keith Vaz (chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee) suggests that the Home Office needs to act “urgently” on the matter. If they watched the...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015
Stephen Grieve of the SSAIB
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SSAIB first to gain accreditation against BS 102000 for Investigative Services

Fire, security and telecare certification specialist the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) is celebrating the fact that the organisation has become the first certification body to gain UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation against British...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015