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The Blue Guide 201611th Apr 2016
There has been a new Blue Guide issued to bring it into line with the changes bought by the NLF.
The end of the NMRO11th Apr 2016
The proposed amalgamation of the NMRO and the BRDO has now taken place and they are now one department to be known as the Regulatory Delivery.
The implementing regulations for the Directive 2014/31 and 2014/3211th Apr 2016
Regulations which will bring the above requirements into force will not now be done until after the EU Referendum.
Changes at the NMRO21st Mar 2016
It has been announced receltly that BRDO and NMRO will be brought together into a single BIS directorate from 1 April 2016.
The New NAWI Directive21st Mar 2016
New NAWI directive comes into force on 18th April 2016
Weighing up the Cost to the Consumer18th Jan 2016
The Weighing Federation fully supports the red tape challenge, but not when it would result in consumers losing out.
Weighing up Red Tape in Parliament18th Jan 2016
The government’s push to cut red tape is a good and positive policy, but care must be taken not to cut legislation that protects consumers across the country.
One area of legislation recently cut that you may not have considered important is the checking of weighing devices, but these laws are vital if, for example, you want to be sure that you are getting the weight of goods that is printed on the package.
Board thanks John Swinburne17th Dec 2015
As members attending the AGM in October will know, John Swinburne handed over the presidency to Nick Catt after serving as president for 3 years.
Risk Assessment pro-forma17th Dec 2015
The new directive requires us to carry out sample testing of instruments made available on the market. This sample testing shall take place when deemed appropriate with regard to the risks presented.
New WELMEC Guides17th Dec 2015
There have been new WELMEC Guides on non-automatic weighing instruments and software issued. These can be found on the WELMEC website