UK registrar ExVeritas claims in its marketing that UKAS accreditation “is your guarantee that your ISO9001 Certification will be recognised and respected by any procurement team or buyer worldwide.” Which is, of course, entirely false. UKAS is under more and  more scrutiny for the lack of trust its mark has, and the troubles companies with its mark keep getting into.

About Christopher Paris

Christopher Paris is the founder and VP Operations of Oxebridge. He has over 30 years' experience implementing ISO 9001 and AS9100 systems, and is a vocal advocate for the development and use of standards from the point of view of actual users. He is the author of Surviving ISO 9001 and Surviving AS9100. He reviews wines for the irreverent wine blog, Winepisser.

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