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The Bribery Act 2010

ISO 17025 requires a statement in the Quality Manual that staff will not participate in bribery and corruption.   This sounds good to me but not everyone agrees it’s so simple.  In fact most of the world’s population probably thinks otherwise. … Continue reading

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European hypocrisy on cartels

Price competition between members normally destroys cartels.  Therefore accreditation bodies such as UKAS are allotted territories through national mutual recognition arrangements.  This is a nod to the idea of ISO standardisation and objective third-party assessment.  But the real purpose is to … Continue reading

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