Industry News & Blogs
The Industry News and Blogs section includes subjects that apply to the weighing industry as a whole, such as changes to legislation and activities of other related organisations.
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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.
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.
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.