Standards and accreditation – Tools for delivering better regulation

A Handbook describing the role standards and accreditation play in supporting better regulation is available now.

Developed by the British Standards Institution and the United Kingdom Accreditation Service for circulation to Ministers and senior government officials, the Handbook provides introductory information about standards and accreditation as well as a number of case studies to show how standards and accreditation can support self-regulation, earned recognition and co-regulation.

Standards and accreditation already play key roles as effective, market-led delivery mechanisms for Government across policy areas such as product safety, good governance, climate change, energy, fair markets and public confidence. Learn more about how standards and accreditation can help you deliver your policy objectives.




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To receive the Handbook, simply complete your details; you'll be able to download a PDF version, and the handbook will also be posted to you. Please allow 14 days for arrival.

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