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What is BSI?

BSI is appointed as the National Standards Body for the UK. It was founded in 1901 by a number of professional engineering institutions, led by the Institution of Civil Engineers. We represent UK economic and social interests across all European and international standards organizations and in the development of business information solutions for British organizations of all sizes and sectors. Our role is to help improve the quality and safety of products, services and systems by enabling the creation of standards and encouraging their use. We publish over 3,100 standards annually, underpinned by a collaborative approach, engaging with industry experts, government bodies, trade associations, businesses of all sizes and consumers to develop standards that reflect good business practice. For more information on the history and activities of BSI click here.