certification


UL achieves Technical Assessment Body designation for UK and European fire safety product markets

UL can now provide the full suite of conformity assessment services to manufacturers for a wide range of fire safety products for the UK and Europe. Read More

EA accepts CertAlarm Scheme

EA has successfully evaluated and accepted the CertAlarm Scheme as a Conformity Assessment Scheme (CAS), operating in EA member countries. Read More

UK Government confirms one-year extension for UK products to implement UKCA marking

Read the latest on the extension to the transition to UKCA marking, and how it impacts the fire and security sector. Read More

Secure by Default password standards “should be fundamental requirement for surveillance systems”

Why the password protection elements of the Secure by Default standard should be a fundamental requirement for all video surveillance systems Read More

Government appoints experts to review testing system for construction products

Robert Jenrick has announced the appointment of two experts to lead the independent review of the system for testing construction products. Read More

Opening moves in new UKCA marking scheme face challenging timelines for fire and security markets

Examining the debate surrounding the replacement of CE marking with UKCA following Brexit, and its impact on the fire and security sector. Read More

CertAlarm launches online quoting platform

The new Online Quoting Platform from CertAlarm has been designed to simplify the selection of test labs and certifiers in the fire protection and security systems industry. Read More

Electrotechnical Certification Scheme issues reminder ahead of January changes to FESS occupation requirements

The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme has issued a reminder regarding the new requirements for FESS occupations. Read More

Up to standard with the SCA smoke control installer certification scheme

David Mowatt outlines the reasons behind the SCA’s introduction of a third-party accredited smoke control Installer certification scheme. Read More

Scotland explores potential for firestopping certification scheme

The Scottish Building Standards Division has proposed the introduction of a new certification scheme related to firestopping in buildings. Read More

SSAIB remote auditing continues to support installation firms

Alex Carmichael, is keen to reiterate that SSAIB is fully operational and continues to provide certification for over firms during the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Government rejects FIA & BSIA timeline extension requests to the UKCA mark

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) and British Security Industry Association (BSIA) have sent a joint letter to the UK Government, urging a reconsideration of the detail and timelines of the UKCA mark. Read More

WATCH: FIA explains Third-Party Certification

Take a look at a concise video from the FIA that explains Third-Party Certification, designed to be useful for both beginners and experts. Read More

WATCH: The NSI on the latest standards and third-party certification

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the UK’s leading independent certification body specialising in the security and fire safety sectors, shared in the success of IFSEC and FIREX 2019. Read More

BAFE kitchen fire suppression scheme off and running with first certified providers

Buckingham-based Abbot Fire Group was presented with a certificate at the recent NSI Summit 2019 in Birmingham, as was Bury-based Nobel Fire Systems. Read More

ABLOY UK Centre of Excellence becomes first of its kind to gain CLIQ Competence Certification in UK and Ireland

Abloy UK’s digital transformation team has become the first CLIQ-approved centre of excellence in the UK and Ireland to gain the CLIQ Competence Centre by ABLOY certification. Read More



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