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How do you Maintain Confidentiality?


Any information obtained by Auva or any of its subsidiaries in the course of its assessment and certification activities will not be disclosed to any third party without the written consent of the client, or where required by law.  Where the law requires information to be disclosed to a third party, the client will be [...]

How do you Maintain Confidentiality?2020-04-16T09:57:14+01:00

How do you Maintain Impartiality?


To obtain and maintain confidence, it is essential that Auva's decisions be based on objective evidence of conformity (or nonconformity) obtained by Auva, and that its decisions are not influenced by other interests or by other parties. An Impartiality Committee is in place to help ensure that Auva’s activities remain impartial and that we are [...]

How do you Maintain Impartiality?2020-04-16T09:57:24+01:00

Why Can’t I use the UKAS logo on my Vehicles?


This is probably one of the biggest issues we find when assessing organisations use of the logos.  Instructions are given to every client upon certification but organisations do not apply the rules correctly. In simple terms, the UKAS logo is the Royal Crown and the Royal Crown can not appear on any vehicles apart from [...]

Why Can’t I use the UKAS logo on my Vehicles?2020-04-16T09:59:50+01:00

Do I need to Grant the Auditor Access to all my Records?


During Management System audits, Auva will require access to organisational records in order to verify and validate compliance against the relevant standard being assessed.  If there are any records which cannot be made available for review by the audit team for reasons of confidentiality or sensitive information Auva will need to be informed prior to [...]

Do I need to Grant the Auditor Access to all my Records?2020-04-16T10:01:57+01:00
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