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FIAS 2021 Consultation launched: 27 July 2020
AIC is pleased to announce the launch of consultation on the draft FIAS 2021 Standard, due to be introduced on 1st February 2021. Documents can be found on the AIC website: www.aictradeassurance.org.uk/fias/documents/fias-standards-consultation-2021.
Agribusiness 2021 will move to an online conference this year to reflect the current working environment. The conference will go live on 11th November, with new digital features included to enhance this event.
Gill Barrow – NEW Technical Manager, AIC Services: 23 June 2020
AIC Services are delighted to announce that Gill Barrow joined AIC Services as a replacement Technical Manager for Garry Rudd in early June. She will be taking on responsibility for TASCC, RED, ESTA and will work with the other Technical Managers within AIC Services on a range of agri-supply technical projects.
AIC Services in conjunction with the certification bodies have led the agri-supply sector in adopting remote auditing during the COVID 19 pandemic. This method of auditing has proved to be a reliable way of auditing companies and has the support of various sectors of the agri-supply industry.
The Feed Adviser Register (FAR) is set to launch its new “Find a Feed Adviser Checker” on 8th June. This online checker is a new initiative by FAR, which will allow farmers to find nearby feed companies that employ registered feed advisers.
AIC – Supply Chain Update: 3 April 2020
The AIC remains in close contact with members across all sectors (Animal Feed, Arable Marketing, Crop Protection, Fertiliser and Seed) right across the country. At the current time reports are that supplies chains are working hard and holding up as business adapts to the rapidly changing economy.
AIC Assurance Schemes to start “Remote Auditing”: 3 April 2020
Following the decision taken in March to suspend auditing of all AIC Trade Assurance Schemes, the certification bodies have been working with AIC staff to develop a new approach to enable certification of participants to continue.
AIC Assurance Schemes – updated response to Coronavirus: 19 March 2020
AIC has been monitoring the development of the coronavirus pandemic, and the evolving advice from the UK government on minimising spread and containment.
AIC Services Feed & Food Assurance Schemes introduce NEW audit regimes: 17 February 2020
In response to the need to demonstrate increasing levels of robustness in the feed assurance schemes AIC Services will be introducing a range of NEW short notice and unannounced audits for the FEMAS, TASCC and UFAS assurance schemes from Q1, 2020.
All TASCC vehicles must be entered into AIC Vehicle Inventory: 11 December 2019
All TASCC (Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops) participants at AIC are being advised that all TASCC-only vehicles must be entered into the AIC Vehicle Inventory as from 1st February 2020.