Check out our news to keep you in touch with all the latest updates and useful information in the age verification industry. See tips and advice on current legislation and our performance in the international market around the world.
Why ID check mystery shopping is vital for independent vape stores
Implement a Mystery Shopping Test Purchase Programme to go hand in hand with your own audits, and protect your business.
Mystery Shopping and Audits Franchise Opportunity
We are now expanding and we have a variety of new franchise opportunities right now in locations across Europe. If you want to join with us as we continue our expansion, we would like to hear from you.
ACCS appoints Mariam Ayeni from Facebook
Prior to her time at Facebook, she held posts at PayPal, Bank of America and Houses of the Oireachtas, working across various compliance and policy enforcement roles, and now joins the Age Check Certification Scheme team as Head of Policy and Regulations.
How you can prepare for the Age Appropriate Design Code
The AADC came into force on 2nd September 2020 and has a 12-month transitional phase, meaning those organisations that it applies to must conform by 2nd September 2021 – a mere six months away! If you are confused as to whether the changes apply to your business, the ICO has stated that if anyone under the age of 18 is likely to access your online products or services, you must review your policy.
How bingo operators can tick all the boxes when it comes to age checks
Customer and age verification plays a key part in the current iteration of the Gambling Act, and will continue to do so in any revised versions. Find out more on how bingo operators can achieve high standards of age check compliance and security.
Evaluation Guidance for Regulatory Sandbox Trials
The UK Home Office have issued a call for proposals from innovators or alcohol licence holders for trials of technological innovations for age verification and the Age Check Certification Scheme is offering its services as an independent evaluation provider for this Regulatory Sandbox.
Setting our sights on world growth with £380k NPIF funding
We’re aiming for significant growth in 2021 after having secured a funding boost of £380k from NPIF – Maven Equity Finance, managed by Maven and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).
Government grant for new consumer protection measures
Grant funding for the development of a new assurance scheme for consumer IoT (Internet of Things) products aimed at protecting children using internet-connected toys has been awarded to a Stockport-based technical auditing company.