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Government position papers on the Brexit negotiations19th Sep 2017
Government position papers on the Brexit negotiations
The Government has issued a number of position papers which represent its negotiating position for the Brexit negotiations. There are a number of these papers but the one that relates to the continued availability of goods in the EU and the UK is given in the full article. Click here to open.
Guide to application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC - Copy10th Aug 2017
Edition 2.1 (update of the 2nd Edition) of the Guide to application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC is publically available. Click here to download.
PTB Article on software risk management22nd Feb 2017
Please see the article on software risk assessment that the UKWF have recently had published in the PTB magazine.
Weighing in the news22nd Feb 2017
There have been a number of magazine, newspaper and television articles recently connected with the issue of a possible return to imperial measurement. They make interesting reading and listening. Click for links.
Obituary Alan Birch of AB & Sons9th Jan 2017
With great sadness we would like to inform you that Alan Birch the founder of AB&Sons (Retired) passed away on Monday 2nd January 2017 after a five year long battle with lung cancer aged 72, he died peacefully surrounded by his family and close friends.
EN45501 - Comparisons26th Oct 2016
A cross reference chart has been produced of the potential changes to the EN45501.
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.