CertCheck launched to verify UKAS accredited Management System certifications


CertCheck, launched by UKAS, provides a database of over 300,000 management system certifications issued worldwide by UKAS accredited certification bodies. It is a free to use resource for anybody to validate a claim of UKAS accredited certification. Auva Certification is a UKAS accredited certification body, and our certification file is searchable in the database. [...]

CertCheck launched to verify UKAS accredited Management System certifications2022-08-16T04:44:01+01:00

UKAS has changed its brand identity: How does it affect you?


The new logo and branding are represented in the UKAS website refresh here: It has been chosen to support the values and aims of UKAS as a world-leading, globally competitive Accreditation Body. As a UKAS accredited certification body, this means all our Auva / UKAS certified logos and your ISO certifications will need [...]

UKAS has changed its brand identity: How does it affect you?2021-01-25T01:09:20+00:00

Audit Time Calculation for ISO 9001


It is often asked how a Certification Body comes up with the ISO 9001 audit time calculation. The time is established by the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) who oversee the ISO standard and help to regulate the accreditation providers such as UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). The guidelines are contained within IAF MD5 and [...]

Audit Time Calculation for ISO 90012021-02-11T11:14:03+00:00

Where to get ISO 9001 Certification


There are many different places where you can get ISO 9001 Certification and you need to choose carefully as all are not the same. There are two key avenues to first choose from; Accreditation or Non-Accredited. Accredited ISO Certification is when you use a Certification Body who are accredited to deliver the service by an [...]

Where to get ISO 9001 Certification2020-04-16T09:23:40+01:00

What is an ISO Certification Reassessment?


A lot of organisations are not clear on what is the purpose of an ISO Certification reassessment (sometimes referred to a recertification audit).  A reassessment will occur every 3 years and you will notice that the time required will be more than a surveillance visit for a number of reasons. To give you an insight [...]

What is an ISO Certification Reassessment?2020-02-09T12:57:37+00:00

Are your ISO Certification Fees Increasing?


It is round this time of year (1st quarter) that a lot of the Certification Bodies will increase their ISO certification fees, the larger ones especially tend to increase their prices by 3-5% year-on-year even if they gave you a quotation for 3 years. What you will notice is that around February time a letter [...]

Are your ISO Certification Fees Increasing?2020-02-09T12:57:49+00:00

Transfer ISO Certification


Why Transfer your ISO Certification? Many organisations with ISO Certification are unaware that you can transfer your ISO Certification from one Certification Body to another at any stage you wish, you are not tied into any contract.  This is the rule for all Accredited Certification Bodies such as Auva Certification. Organisations transfer for many different [...]

Transfer ISO Certification2020-02-09T12:57:57+00:00

Priti Patel hails success of Auva Certification


On 11th October Priti Patel, the MP for Witham and UK Home Secretary, visited Auva Certification Ltd in Little Braxted to help the firm celebrate its being awarded a certificate of accreditation from the UK Accreditation Service, UKAS for ISO 17021-1:2015, which is a major success for the company. Priti formally presented Graham O’Geran, [...]

Priti Patel hails success of Auva Certification2020-01-29T19:15:39+00:00

Auva Certification awarded more UKAS Accreditation Approvals


Auva Certification are proud to announce that the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) have awarded us with ISO 17021-1 accreditation for more scope areas which includes manufacturing, machinery and electrical goods. This new award will open up the Auva brand to a large number of organisations within those sectors which is one of the core [...]

Auva Certification awarded more UKAS Accreditation Approvals2020-02-09T12:54:29+00:00

UKAS Certificate Presentation


On the 30th August 2019 our Business Developments Officer and Head of Notified Body visited the UKAS Head Office in Staines to receive our newly awarded ISO 17021 Accreditation. The award is the first step in our strategic plan and has allowed the business to start issuing UKAS Accredited certificates to our existing client base [...]

UKAS Certificate Presentation2019-09-02T20:37:10+01:00
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