UKAS Accredited Certification Body
IMS International is a UKAS Accredited Certification Body (078) providing second and third party ISO certification audits. Our experienced team has an in-depth understanding of your industry, legitimacy with customers across the world and knowledge of small business issues. Importantly, we will perform our services with the least possible disruption to your day-to-day operations.
Transfer of Certification
IMS successfully transfers a high number of clients on a regular basis. The transfer procedure for companies already certified by an accredited certification body (UKAS or equivalent) is simple and free of charge. We aim to be as flexible as possible through the transfer process and without disruption to your current audit cycle. Many clients transfer to IMS not only as a cost saving exercise but also to benefit from an improved level of service.
An accredited certification body must be accredited by UKAS or equivalent accreditation body who are members of the MLA (Multilateral Agreement), you can verify if the accreditation body who appears on your ISO Certificate is a member of the MLA agreement by visiting this site: http://www.iaf.nu/articles/IAF_MEMBERS_SIGNATORIES/4
Accreditation Body Membership of IAF is open to bodies that conduct and administer programmes by which they accredit bodies for certification/registration of quality systems, products, services, personnel, environmental management systems as well as other programmes of conformity assessment. UKAS Accredited Certification body members must declare their common intention to join the IAF Multilateral Recognition Agreement (MLA) recognising the equivalence of other members’ accreditations to their own.
Here are the certification audits we provide: