News

The latest industry headlines and important company updates.

UKAS Assessment

Here at BAB, we're accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). Here we talk you through a recent UKAS assessment.

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12/09/2017

KEiBA ‘Employer of the Year’ Award Finalists!

We're in the final of the KEiBA Awards! It's fantastic to be recognised for our dedication towards our most important asset, our staff.

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11/05/2017

You Are What You Eat: The Link Between Nutrition And Profit

When was nutrition last brought up in a board meeting? And yet, health is key to productivity, and therefore profit. We explore in this dedicated article.

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12/12/2016

Tesco Bank Suffer Data Breach

Over the first weekend of November 2016, Tesco Bank saw its systems hacked into, with a reported 40,000 fraudulent transactions taking place.

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10/11/2016

Relaxed ISO Certification

Our 'safety net' gives you the confidence to benefit from the competitive advantage, greater efficiency and cost savings of ISO.

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25/10/2016

TalkTalk Issued Record Fine of £400k

TalkTalk have been issued with a record fine of £400,00 by the ICO following their large scale data breach in October 2015, due to their security failings.

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12/10/2016

Final Draft of ISO 45001 Rejected

The development of the ISO 45001 standard hasn’t been straightforward. Find out what happens next, now the final draft's been rejected.

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15/09/2016

Meet us at Kent Construction Expo

We’re pleased to announce that we’re exhibiting at Kent Construction Expo on Thursday 6th October 2016 at the Kent Event Centre, Maidstone.

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05/09/2016

UPDATE! The latest on ISO 45001

Find out the latest updates surrounding ISO 45001, the benefits the update will bring organisations, and when we can expect it to launch worldwide.

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29/07/2016

The 2016 BAB Client Survey

A sample of 300 clients were selected at random from a population of almost 2,000 clients that had completed their ISO certifications.

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06/05/2016

Yet Another Award for BAB!

We're delighted to retain our Customer Service Excellence certification for the 3rd year running; maintaining our commitment to delivering a quality service.

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16/03/2016

ISO 45001 Draft is Approved

ISO 45001, replacement to the existing OHSAS 18001 occupational health & safety management standard, has been approved as a Draft International Standard (DIS).

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08/03/2016

BAB Sponsors The Winning Bid

We're pleased to confirm we're the exclusive sponsor of The Winning Bid at West Kent B2B at The Hop Farm on Thursday 10th March 2016. Book your tickets here.

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26/02/2016

Kent CIPD 2016 Conference

Operations Director, Samantha Hicks is among the speakers at Kent CIPD Conference, and will explain the business benefits of ISO 9001.

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19/02/2016

Gold Trusted Merchant 2016

As a result of high customer satisfaction figures throughout the past year, Feefo has again awarded BAB with the Gold Trusted Merchant Accreditation.

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16/02/2016

Final Steps of ISO 14001:2015

UKAS have completed the necessary work at our offices to ensure that - on paper - we deliver. The final step is to ensure our Assessors are following suit.

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27/01/2016

ISO 14001:2015 has begun!

We're pleased to announce we've begun the process of becoming UKAS accredited to the the updated ISO 14001:2015 environmental management standard.

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14/12/2015

ISO 9001:2015 Achieved!

We're pleased to announce we've been named by UKAS as one of the 1st CB's to be granted accreditation for the latest ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard.

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09/11/2015

ISO 14001:2015 Asks Managers to Lead the Way

Senior management won’t be able to simply delegate and therefore absolve themselves from responsibility. Quite simply, the buck stops with the leaders.

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10/09/2015

OHSAS 18001 Becomes SSIP Recognised

SSIP is an umbrella organisation to facilitate mutual recognition between health and safety pre-qualification schemes, making tendering for contracts easier.

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08/04/2015

The Latest on ISO 45001

There is an increasing global demand for best practice standards to aid improvements in health and safety and to demonstrate ethical business behaviour.

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12/03/2015

BAB Adds OHSAS 18001

Following a rigorous audit process, the British Assessment Bureau is now UKAS accredited for the OHSAS 18001 standard, in a number of industry sectors!

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29/12/2014

ISO 9001:2015 Moves Forward

In January 2013 we announced that ISO were revising their most well known standard – ISO 9001 – with an anticipated launch date of September 2015.

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11/11/2014

BAB Appoints Malaysian Agent

We're delighted to announce the appointment of our 1st agent in Malaysia, based in Kuala Lumpur - trading as 'The British Assessment Bureau (Malaysia).

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01/10/2014

Long Live ISO 45001

The publication's still some time off, but the result will be an up-to-date health and safety management system which has better integration with ISO standards.

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05/12/2013

BAB Accredited by UKAS

Having re-engaged with the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), the British Assessment Bureau was officially granted accreditation on 05.11.13.

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05/11/2013

‘ISO 18001’ is Confirmed!

Earlier in the year, we shared rumours that OHSAS 18001 could finally be brought under the wing of ISO. Find out the latest updates on the standard here!

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24/06/2013

ISO 14001:2015 A Step Closer

We have now received the news that January 2015 has been given tentatively as the date we will see ISO 14001:2015 published. Read on for the latest news!

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07/06/2013

Green Deal Initiative

The Government announce householders in England and Wales can obtain £100s of cash back for energy saving home improvements starting 28th January 2013.

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19/10/2012

The Link Between EMS & Growth

A recent study by Defra shows a link between accredited Environmental Management Systems, such as ISO 14001, and SMEs sustainable growth.

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03/04/2012