Category Archives: Business Benefits

Latest and developing issues where businesses can benefit from an environmental management system

ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 Transition Deadline Approaching


As if there have not been enough warnings about the approaching deadline to transition to accredited ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 from National Accreditation Bodies, Certification Bodies & Consultants, the IAF/ILAC Mid-Term Meetings 2018 enabled accreditation bodies and certification bodies … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018


As reported in an earlier article (Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018), the Environment Agency has identified an issue in relation to their current online registration system, which does not allow customers who have registered … Continue reading

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DRAFT REGULATIONS: The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018


These Regulations have been drafted to give the Secretary of State the power to impose civil sanctions by way of fixed and variable monetary penalties on persons in respect of certain criminal offences under the following legislation: the Merchant Shipping … Continue reading

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DRAFT LEGISLATION: The Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018


In a week of various regulatory and guidance documents on the subject of renewable transport fuels & Greenhouse gas emissions following on from a post early this week (Motor Fuel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Guidance), a new amendment Regulation has … Continue reading

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Motor Fuel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Guidance


The UK Government has published a guidance document for reporting under the Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations 2012 as amended (‘the GHG Reporting Regulations’), which came into effect on 15 April 2012. The … Continue reading

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Issuing of Unaccredited ISO 45001:2018 Certificates during Migration


UKAS has issued a Technical Bulletin (19 March 2018) covering the process for UKAS-accredited Certification Bodies (CB) to migrate from issuing OHSAS 18001:2007 to ISO 45001:2018 certificates. Similarly, ANAB has issued a Heads Up on ISO 45001:2018 Unaccredited Certificates, which explains … Continue reading

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BSI Brexit and Standards Position Statement


Since the UK Referendum vote to leave the EU in June 2016, BSI, in its capacity as the UK’s National Standards Body, has consulted its members and stakeholders about the possible implications of Brexit for International Standards. As a result, … Continue reading

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