What’s your score?

Do you see yourself as a credible, trustworthy professional? Do you think your website communicates this belief to your customers? HETAS has teamed up with Upspark Digital to bring you tops tips on how to make the most from your online presence and grow your business. Upspark Digital is a website design and management company exclusively for Read More…

The UK Transition

The UK Transition is happening and there will be guaranteed changes from 1st January 2021 for businesses as we start our new relationship with the EU, and there are many actions you can take today to prepare. There are some steps you can take to make sure you are ready. HETAS has already provided guidance on the changes Read More…

Notification System Upgrade

As advised in the HETAS September monthly newsletter, from Friday evening (2nd October) the HETAS online notification system will be taken offline for some essential updates and upgrades. The system will be available again from Monday 5th October. Should you have any questions relating to online notifcations please do not hesitate to contact the team, Read More…

September Inspections Update

Back in June we issued an update on our inspections following the lockdown period. Since that time many of you have been successfully inspected. Our inspectors are following a rigorous safety process to ensure they are COVID-19 secure. We were hoping to be in a position to undertake remote assessments, enabling us to assess without Read More…

All you need to know about UKCA marking

From 1st January 2022, all products placed on the UK market for sale (excluding Northern Ireland) will be required to meet all applicable provisions of the new UKCA marking regime. Any product placed on the market after this date will need to have its conformity assessment undertaken by a UK recognised notified institute listed on the UK notified laboratory database.

Do you need a Kickstart?

The government recently launched its £2 billion Kickstart Scheme for Great Britain aimed at funding high-quality 6-month work placements for those aged 16 to 24 who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk of long term unemployment. Funding Funding is available for each job and will cover 100% of the relevant Read More…

Home Safety Week 2020

Home Safety Week encourages people to assess the needs of their homes and ensure they have adequate alamrs for their needs. For those most vulnerable groups Fire and Rescue Services can assist with specific advice for the indivdual and, if required, fit smoke detection and some fire and rescue service may be able to install CO detection too. Alarms save lives and in the event of a fire or carbon monoxide (CO) incident they can provide precious time to escape.