News 2009

September 2009

Gareth Riggs from Bradford has successfully won the competition run by TSO, the official publishers for the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), to win a brand new Peugeot 207. Gareth is clearly delighted to be this year’s winner after correctly answering the competition questions included within the official DSA portfolio of learning to drive products – notably the best-selling Official DSA Theory Test for Car Drivers book. Gareth said ‘The official DSA book set things out simply and clearly, ensuring I was fully prepared to pass my test first time!’
Alison Haycock from Derbyshire has successfully won a competition run by TSO, the official publishers for the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), for £1000 worth of brand new bike gear of her choice!
TSO has recently published Tackling Musculoskeletal Problems: A Guide for Clinic and Workplace, Identifying Obstacles Using the Psychosocial Flags Framework.
TSO (The Stationery Office), on behalf of the British Pharmacopoeia Secretariat, part of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), has recently published the British Pharmacopoeia (BP) 2010.

August 2009

TSO has won a two-year extension to its publishing contract with the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
TSO has won a one-year extension to its contract with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for UK Integrated Tariff Products.
TSO has successfully retained the CAA publications contract. This will see us remain the official publisher for CAA for another five years.

July 2009

Police have used information from the London Gazette to create an e-fit image of Dick Turpin. The new image of the highwayman is based on descriptions of him included in the Gazette between 1735 and 1737.
You can now stay up-to-date with the latest news from TSO by following us on Twitter.
TSO has been successful in retaining the contract to provide the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA) with a wide range of publishing and information management services including:
Williams Lea has been selected by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) for inclusion in the Leaders category for The 2009 Global Top 100 Outsourcing Companies list. Williams Lea ranked at 24 on the list.

May 2009

TSO will be attending Procurement Solutions Live 2009 at Earls Court, London on 9 – 10 June 2009.
TSO has launched Official Publications Online, a new online subscription service, providing users with instant, searchable access to official publications.

March 2009

TSO is delighted to announce that, in the results of our latest Customer Satisfaction Survey, our customers have given us an overall satisfaction score of 92.3% an increase of 6.9% on the 2007 result, demonstrating our dedication to providing customers with excellent service.
The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) are pleased to announce the launch of the new edition of The Official DSA Guide to Learning to Ride. This latest publication is the only official guide that explains the standards required to complete the compulsory basic training (CBT) course and pass the new practical motorcycle test being introduced on 27 April 2009.
1 million copies of The Official Highway Code (2007 edition) have been sold in the UK by TSO – are you one of the other 33 million UK road users without this life saving book?

February 2009

Following a series of independent audits in December 2008 and January 2009, TSO has successfully achieved ISO 14001 environmental certification across all of its locations. TSO was awarded the standard for Parliamentary Press in 2004.

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