Author Archives: Tony Brachmanski

CCAS Customer Update

Chamber Certification Assessment Services Limited (CCAS) has been acquired by Leicester-based EMB-Group Limited. CCAS will sit alongside ACM Limited within the EMB Group, delivering accredited certification activities around the world. Stephen Smith, Chief Executive of EMB-Group says: “We are delighted … Continue reading

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CCAS Christmas Message

Pleased be advised that the CCAS offices will be closed for the Christmas period from 12:00pm Monday 24 December 2018 and will reopen at 09:00am on Wednesday 02 January 2019. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New … Continue reading

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CCAS Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) Workshop / Executive Briefing

Whether you are an existing ACS Approved company or a security organisation looking to achieve the ACS award in the near future, you are invited to attend our half day Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) Workshop / Executive Briefing. This workshop … Continue reading

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CQI / IRCA Certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training Course – December 2018

CCAS has scheduled for an additional ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor Training Course to be delivered in Cannock, Staffordshire this December. The CCAS Lead Auditor course is certified by the CQI and IRCA, therefore you can be assured that the training provided is … Continue reading

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Will Brexit affect ISO Certification?

With the United Kingdom scheduled to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019, there are concerns over what effect this might have on UK organisations which hold ISO certification. CCAS remains confident that ISO certification will remain unaffected and … Continue reading

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Still time to transition to Standards ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015

Saturday 15 September 2018, marked the end of the three year transition period in which organisations certified to Standards ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 were required to transition to the new ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Standards. CCAS is delighted … Continue reading

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UKAS Accreditation for CCAS Passport Scheme

The CCAS Passport Scheme has become the latest CCAS product to become accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The Passport Scheme is designed for security firms which are looking to achieve the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) Standard … Continue reading

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CCAS achieve UKAS accreditation to ISO 45001:2018

We are delighted to announce that formal notification was received on 14 August 2018, confirming that CCAS has successfully gained UKAS accreditation to ISO 45001:2018. Achieving this accreditation allows CCAS to certify organisations who meet the requirements of the new … Continue reading

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Celebrating 24 years in Business

Chamber Certification Assessment Services (CCAS) is today celebrating 24 years in business. Established by the Sheffield and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce on 04 July 1994, CCAS has developed into a highly successful, nationally recognised certification body and training provider. Throughout … Continue reading

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Update

On 25 May 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) within the EU is to change. This change focuses on how organisations and businesses collect, use and store personal data. Customers, employees and stakeholders of Chamber Certification Assessment Services (CCAS) Ltd … Continue reading

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