Agenda attend Writtle Graduation Day

It was a pleasure, and quite a surprise, to receive an invitation to attend the 2019 graduation day for Writtle University College’s animal course students on behalf of Agenda Life Sciences. We work closely with this University to promote the lab animal industry, encourage openness in animal research and support the futures of the students who are looking to start …

Audit Success

Agenda Celebrate Quintuple Audit Success

Agenda today is celebrating a Quintuple audit success after successfully passing audits for the following standards: 27001 Information Security Management 22301 Business Continuity 9001 Quality Management 14001 Environmental Management BS10012 Personal Information Management These audits were carried out by an independent UKAS accredited certification body. These standards are an important part of Agenda’s overall governance and assurance regime. We firmly …

Agenda awarded as a leader in openness in animal research

Agenda Life Sciences have this week been awarded as a Leader in Openness by Understanding Animal Research, we are one of the first organisations to gain this award, alongside 12 other organisations. We are delighted to receive this award, especially given the process of the judging, winners were awarded following a three-stage assessment: a public panel, peer review and public review. …

Ask Agenda Anything!

Agenda Life Sciences have always been advocates of openness and communication on animal research. As a former in-vivo researcher, I maybe feel more passionate about this than most. We’ve had a great example in popular media recently of a celebrity speaking about animal research in a less than positive light. Unfortunately, some of the points he made were not accurate and its …

GLP arrives at our Manchester Facility

Agenda Life Sciences is delighted to announce that our in vivo facility at Alderley Park, Cheshire, has received its GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) certificate.  This is something several of our clients requested and we are pleased to be able to meet their needs.  This will allow us to provide technical support to Customers wishing to conduct GLP-compliant, in vivo toxicology …

Two weeks till Congress 2019!

We’re heading to IAT Congress 2019! If you are attending the Institute of Animal Technology (IAT) Congress this year, why not drop by the Agenda stand. The team have been working hard in preparation for this year’s show and we are looking forward to another great meeting held by the IAT. Agenda Life Sciences specialise in life science recruitment, contract …

Agenda at SOT Annual Meeting

Next week, Agenda Life Sciences are attending to Baltimore for the SOT Annual Meeting in partnership with Alderley Park Limited. With more than 80 scientific sessions, 2,100 abstract presentations and over 300 organisations exhibiting at the meeting, it promises to be another great event supporting the toxicology and toxicologist community. The SOT annual meeting is where over 6,000 scientists and …

London bound for the West Middlesex Trade Day

Agenda are heading to London for the annual IAT West Middlesex Trade Day next week. Agenda are pleased to be supporting a well organised event by the West Middlesex branch of the IAT (Institute of Animal Technology) with excellent opportunities for networking with colleagues from the life science industry and to meet candidates and technicians looking for work in and …

Agenda’s 2018 Fundraising Total

Agenda are extremely proud to present a cheque for our 2018 charity fundraising, during which we raised a total of £1718.91 to Parkinsons UK! 2018 saw a variety of fundraising activities with lots of members of staff engaging with the fundraising outside of work hours as well as in the office! We had people running 10Ks, riding the longest (and fastest!) …

Audit Success for Agenda!

Agenda successfully passed our audits for 22301 Business Continuity Management and BS10012 Personal Information Management. Over the course of the last 2 months Agenda have successfully passed surveillance audits for the following certification. BS10012 was adopted as the framework to manage GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 compliance as it aligns to the principles of GDPR and DPA2018.  27001 Information …

Supporting Teenage Cancer Trust in 2019

Agenda are proud to announce that they will be supporting The Teenage Cancer Trust as their charity of the year for 2019. Every year Agenda supports one charity throughout the year with various fundraising activities and the charity is voted for by the staff. This year the vote was easily won by the Teenage Cancer Trust and we will be supporting it …

Re-certification to Cyber Essentials

Great start to 2019 as Agenda renews its certification to Cyber Essentials. “Although Agenda has certification to the international recognised ISO27001 Information Security Management Standard, we still see the value in supporting the UK Government backed Cyber Essentials Scheme.” Chris Withers Head of IT and Compliance at Agenda For more information on Cyber Essentials please click here. Agenda offer a range …

Agenda Managing Director Norman Mortell Retires

After 17 years at Agenda and over 40 years working in the Life Science and Screening sectors Norman has decided to hang up his boots and will be retiring at the end of the year.  He has made a significant impact at Agenda working his way up from office manager to managing director whilst always having a positive can-do attitude, …

Agenda’s Triple Audit Success!

On December 19th Agenda welcomed auditors to our head Office to conduct a review of our compliance to ISO standards within the business. During which we are pleased to announce that we passed our surveillance audit for ISO27001 Information Security, ISO9001 Quality management and 14001 Environmental management. “Passing the audits is an important part of our internal assurance, but more importantly …

#AgendaChristmasConga

We’re live!! Now is your chance to enter our Christmas competition – Agenda’s Christmas Conga! We’ve got daily prizes to be won, from bubbly to an Apple Watch. Keep your eyes on our social media to find out each day what prize is up for grabs. Just get your name on our Conga Leaderboard to be within a chance of winning! …

New sales appointment at Agenda

Agenda are delighted to announce the appointment of Bridgette Archer as the new Business Development Executive for Agenda Life Sciences for the South of England and Wales. Bridgette was originally a contract animal technician for Agenda before moving onto working as a Senior Animal Technician for University College London for the past three years. At Agenda, our aim is to provide …