The changing face of solid fuel

The world changes and our sector must change with it. Unfortunately, there are some legacy issues that must be dealt with and change can be difficult for some. Turning an industry is like turning an oil tanker, it takes planning, energy and time. We are now starting to see changes happening at legislative level, the Read More…

The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020

The legislation for The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 has successfully passed through both The House of Parliament and The House of Lords in recent weeks. This was closely followed by the legislation receiving the Secretary of State’s signature, moving the regulation from draft status into law.

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.