Protocol 6.5 is launched!

We are pleased to announce the launch of Protocol P.6.5.0 which is available to use from 7th April 2017. The existing protocol, P6.4.1 is still available to be audited against until 1st October 2017 when P6.5 will become mandatory.

A detailed explanation of the key changes from P6.4.1 to P6.5.0 will be published soon but in the meantime please click here for a summary: P6.5 update presentation 2017.pdf

Please note that translations of P6.5 will be available soon.



Information Bulletins

With the launch of the Trader Protocol in October 2016 and the introduction of Protocol 6.5 which comes into mandatory effect from 1st October 2017, there are important changes that will have an effect of the scoring for many of our leather manufacturers when the next undergo an audit.  These useful Information Bulletins are designed to help our members understand the changes:


Guidance Notes