ABCB is the UK Trade Association for nationally accredited certification bodies. Membership is open to UK based certification bodies holding UKAS accreditation.
Affiliate membership is open to non-UK based certification bodies that hold accreditation from UKAS or from another national accreditation body that is a signatory of either the IAF multilateral mutual recognition agreement or of a regional mutual recognition agreement recognized by IAF. Certification bodies actively seeking national accreditation can join as associate members.
Member benefits include:
- Advanced knowledge to help shape your strategy
- Commercial advantage – knowledge ahead of competitors
- Your views represented – nationally & internationally
- Access to UKAS outside the assessment environment
- Independent, impartial support – you’re not alone
- Access to key industry stakeholders
- Play a critical role representing ABCB on industry committees
- Demonstrate to UKAS that you actively update industry knowledge
- Additional credibility
- Be a part of the collective voice at the heart of the certification industry
- Leading recruitment services at preferential rates