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Transition of NDT Skills from Oil & Gas Sector to Nuclear or Aerospace

Transition of NDT Skills from Oil & Gas Sector to Nuclear or Aerospace

First published December 12, 2015 It makes sense to be able to re-deploy skilled NDT practitioners from a declining sector to a rapidly emerging one - nuclear energy (especially in the UK). Or, indeed, to one that still has a large demand - aerospace. Are there any short courses that would make oil and gas NDT specialists, more attractive to employers operating in aerospace and nuclear? ... Read more →
Limited Company Contractors, Are You Ready for the Proposed Changes in IR35* Rules?

Limited Company Contractors, Are You Ready for the Proposed Changes in IR35* Rules?

The change has already occurred in the Public Sector, what I'm talking about here is HMRC's proposals to extend it to the Private Sector - where most of you work.From April 2020 the IR35 Rules for individuals engaged through personal service companies (Limited Company Contractors) are changing. The important change for you is that the responsibility for determining whether the off-payroll working rules (IR35) apply ('inside' or 'outside' of IR35) will move to the organisation receiving an individual's services (end user client) - it will no longer rest with you as Director of your PSC. ... Read more →
NDT Recruiter or General Recruiter - Which One Should I Choose?

NDT Recruiter or General Recruiter - Which One Should I Choose?

The process of appointing a new Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Technician can be incredibly complex and time-consuming. For certain roles and locations, it can take companies months, even years, to find the right NDT candidate, reducing their outputs and putting added stress on their existing workforce in the process.Most employers, whether they're operating within the aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, energy, rail or maritime sectors, all tend to start in a similar place - by defining their vacant role.... Read more →