News 2012

December 2012

You may have seen the news in November that TSO has won a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for work done on the Highway Code for everyone for life campaign, in partnership with DSA. The campaign took full advantage of digital technology to increase the reach of The Highway Code.

November 2012

TSO is accredited to the internationally recognised and respected ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management standard. Meeting the requirements of this standard demonstrates TSO’s commitment to driving continual quality improvements through the implementation of a Quality Management System (QMS) across the whole organisation.
The National Archives has awarded a five year concessionary contract to TSO (The Stationery Office), part of the Williams Lea Group, to publish the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes online and in print.The new contract takes effect on 1 January 2013 and offers significant savings and benefits to the public sector.
A campaign encouraging all road users to keep up to date with the Highway Code has won a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.The campaign, run by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) in partnership with its official publisher TSO (The Stationery Office), has helped transform the Highway Code from a simple book into a multi-platform road safety service.

October 2012

Following increased interest from publishers in TSO’s semantic and Linked Data solutions, TSO will be at the Frankfurt Book Fair again this year. The Frankfurt Book Fair is the biggest book and media fair in the world – with around 7500 exhibitors from over 110 countries.

September 2012

TSO will be presenting at the 2012 Semantic Technology and Business Conference on 19 and 20 September at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London.

June 2012

Marco Pierleoni appointed as CEO to lead new business combining Public Sector activities of TSO and Williams Lea.
British Standards Institute
The auditors British Standards Institute (BSI) have awarded TSO its ISO 9001 re-certification for the next three years after visiting both London Parliamentary Press and Norwich St Crispins sites during April to carry out a routine strategic review of our quality management system.

May 2012

One of Britain's most iconic publications is undergoing a digital revolution as Transport Secretary, Justine Greening, marks the Highway Code's 81st year by launching it as an interactive app for smartphones.

March 2012

Example search on won the category of ‘Best example of ICT-enabled innovation and enterprise’ at the UK Public Sector Digital Awards, supported by TSO’s innovative approach to technology. It is a fantastic success against stiff competition at the primary technology awards event for the public sector. 

February 2012

TSO publishes valuable revision guide for 2011 syllabus

TSO, Official Publisher of ITIL®, is publishing a new edition of ‘Passing your ITIL® Foundation Exam’, which has been updated in line with the ITIL 2011 Foundation syllabus and to reflect current exam techniques. This study aid offers an invaluable overview of the ITIL framework for those preparing for their Foundation exam.

January 2012

Updated study aid for exam preparation (2011 syllabus)

TSO, official publisher of ITIL, is publishing an updated edition of the best-selling ITIL Foundation Handbook, which has been authored by the IT Service Management Forum UK (itSMF UK) and endorsed by the ITIL Official Accreditor.
New editions of official DSA software revision materials have just been published to help learner drivers fully prepare for their theory test. It follows the publication of new editions of the official theory test books in September 2011.

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