Category Archives: Industry News

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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ISO 45001:2018 Standard Released

ISO 45001 is the new international standard for occupational health & safety and replaces the British Standard OHSAS 18001:2007. Released earlier today, the new standard provides organisations all over the world with a consistent framework which is aimed at improving employee … Continue reading

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BS OHSAS 18001:2007 is changing!

              ISO (International Organisation for Standardization) is developing a new standard ISO 45001 for occupational health and safety. ISO 45001 will replace the British Standard OHSAS 18001:2007. This new international standard will provide organisations … Continue reading

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What is a Management System?

Management systems are designed to hugely benefit an organisation by putting in place controls that ensure customer and supplier work together for their mutual benefit. For this to be achieved and become effective, the customer – supplier interfaces must extend … Continue reading

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SIA ACS Forums – Dates Released!

Please be advised that the SIA are holding six ACS (Approved Contractor Scheme) forums over the coming months. The forums are designed to provide interested parties with up to date information about the scheme. The dates for each forum and associated venues are listed below: Thursday 06 July, York, Park Inn … Continue reading

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Changes to The SIA ACS Workbook

  The Self Assessment Workbook has been revised and now includes additional requirements that must be adhered to by 1st April 2017. I know that all contractors have been notified however, based on our experience (CCAS) of ACS approved organisations … Continue reading

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CCAS Transition Guidance Document

The official CCAS Transition Guidance Document is now available to view on the company website, located on the menu bar, directly under the management systems tab.   This document is intended to provide guidance to CCAS customers/stakeholders on the certification … Continue reading

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SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) Executive Briefing – London

  10 November 2016 at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea Football Stadium. A CCAS half day, executive briefing to provide those who work in the Security Industry with an in – depth understanding of the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS). Focusing on the … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! CCAS GAINS UKAS ACCREDITATION TO ISO 9001:2015

CCAS is delighted to announce that on the 4th September, it successfully achieved UKAS accreditation to ISO 9001:2015. This approval means that we are now accredited to issue to our customers ISO 9001:2015 registration certificates that includes the prestigious crown and … Continue reading

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3 PART BLOG – WHAT IS ANNEX SL?

  Over the next 3 weeks (on Mondays) CCAS will be providing a separate article giving a brief explanation of Annex SL, Appendix 2 which provides the framework for the new ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Standards.   As described … Continue reading

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