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16 May 2013
“Measurements in Daily Life” reminds us of how far accurate measurement is a cornerstone for business, health, security and our environment. Peter Mason, Chief Executive of the National Measurement Office (NMO), explains its role in our daily lives.
15 May 2013
Measurement plays a vital underpinning role in any country, ensuring a stable and prosperous society. Confidence in measurement is necessary for fair local trade, consumer protection and international commodity trading. Therefore, during September 2013 the National Measurement Office and the National Physical Laboratory will be hosting a 2 week training course on the Introduction to Legal and Industrial Metrology. Read on for more detailed information about the course and how to register your attendance.
23 Apr 2013
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11 Apr 2013
The National Measurement Office (NMO) is working to develop and deliver the model for the future operation of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). This will involve an international search (the Process) to secure an academic partner or partners, possibly including an applied science organisation,for the operation of the NPL and to create a postgraduate institute associated with the NPL site at Teddington, South West London.
22 Mar 2013
This news article contains the latest edition of National Measurement News, which contains news items from the National Measurement Office and from its partners in the National Measurement System.
13 Feb 2013
Every local authority in the UK is required to report the level of local enforcement work conducted over a twelve month period under section 70 of the weights and measures act 1985. This information is then collated into an annual report by the NMO which is used to improve the awareness of local authorities work in the future. This is the format as agreed by the secretary of state in accordance with section 70 of the weights and measures act 1985.
30 Jan 2013
This article provides a link to information about 2 vacancies within the NMO Enforcement Authority for Compliance Officers.
25 Jan 2013
In a speech at Policy Exchange on 24 January 2013, the Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts announced that the government will be providing an extra £25 million to build a state of the art laboratory for cutting edge measurement research at NPL.
18 Jan 2013
News article covering the National Measurement Office working in partnership with Mettler-Toledo Switzerland to deliver a new service for micro weight calibration.
18 Dec 2012
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