The Hinkley Point C nuclear project is now over 2 years into the 10 year construction and commissioning programme. More than 3,200 people are currently working on site with significant progress achieved on the enabling and earthworks allowing the main civil works to ramp up.
Renewable electricity is rapidly changing the UK power generation mix, how does this compare with worldwide trends.
Our annual blog summarises the key Employment Law changes that construction businesses need to consider in 2018.
The new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C is now well over one year into its construction programme.
Almost £9 billion of contracts have been awarded on the Hinkley Point C project by the end of 2017. Here are the contractors who have won contracts on the project.
Wylfa Newydd nuclear project in Anglesey, Wales to get investment from the UK and Japanese governments
2018 will be a pivotal year in the UK's Nuclear New Build programme
The Hinkley Point C nuclear plant is one of Europe’s largest construction projects with build costs in excess of £19 billion.
The UK’s Energy Mix is being transformed with a rapid growth in energy produced by renewable technologies and coal being replaced by gas generation.
Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Delivering Onsite Nuclear Projects 2017 26-27 September 2017 Manchester
Construction companies need to ensure that they remain compliant with employment law
The new IR35 rules introduced in the public sector may bring Ltd Company Contractors within PAYE
Fit For Purpose Safety Cases for the Nuclear Industry Birmingham 2017 – An Event Organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
EDF Energy aim to maximise the opportunities for local employment that will be generated by the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project and they have established a number of initiatives to facilitate this.
A2O People are proud to be supporting the IMechE Nuclear Lifting Seminar
The UK will spend 2 years in an EU departure lounge, in this post we look at the negotiation strategies and how trade and immigration will be impacted post-Brexit.
Changes to immigration policy will impact UK business. In this post we will explain the current position on immigration and the options post-Brexit.
As a company actively involved in providing HR services in the infrastructure and energy sectors we look at the potential impacts of the Brexit referendum.
The UK has seen significant changes in the sources of its electricity supply, having been historically reliant on coal, renewable sources now look set to lead the way.
2015 Figures Show a Significant Increase in Renewable Generation in the UK's Energy Mix
With exciting new build projects, long-term contracts and solid pay opportunities, the nuclear industry offers an attractive career choice.
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Helping Engineers and Construction Professionals find Permanent and Contract Employment.
Our free e-book provides information that will help Health & Safety professionals to secure a job in the UK Nuclear sector.
Read our e-book on the nuclear industry which will help Project Planning professionals to secure a job in the UK Nuclear New Build sector.
Our e-book provides an understanding of the nuclear industry that will help QS and Cost Control professionals to secure a job on the UK Nuclear New Build projects.
In our free e-book, we highlight key information that will help Project Controls professionals secure a job in the UK Nuclear Energy sector.
In our free e-book, we highlight some of the key information Project Management professionals interested in working on the UK Nuclear Energy projects will be expected to know.
An analysis of which construction sector will provide the best employment opportunities
In our free e-book, we highlight some of the key information Engineers, Project Control and Project Management professionals interested in working on the Hinkley project will be expected to know.
Are you familiar with the term Nuclear Safety Culture, do you understand the differences between the types of nuclear reactor or which body is responsible for nuclear regulation?
We spoke with some nuclear professionals to identify the nuclear acronyms and terminology that would be the most valuable to understand for people new to the industry.
The proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear project will be one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken in the UK, but how does it compare with other mega projects?
The recent announcement that China is to participate in the UK Nuclear new build programme brings with it the challenge of integrating the culturally diverse teams charged with delivering the projects.
In this post we provide some local advice and insights to help you relocate to the Somerset area.
China has announced its intention to invest in the UK Nuclear sector. We investigate the factors driving China to seek overseas investments and what attracts them to the UK.
Significant change is occurring in the UK Energy industry. This blog looks at the drivers that shape the sector and some of the challenges this creates.
Significant change is occurring in the UK utility sector. We take a look at some of the key challenges and the impact on HR practices.
The UK Nuclear sector has the potential to create a significant number of Engineering and Construction Jobs over the next 15 years. To successfully secure a job it will be important to have a good understanding of the nuclear industry. A2O People have developed a number of guides that can help.
The impact of the Nuclear New build Programme on UK construction jobs will be significant but experienced more at a regional rather than a national level. In this blog we highlight where the nuclear job opportunities will occur.
A question we are often asked by engineers and construction professionals is which construction sector offers the best employment opportunities?
There has never been a more exciting time for engineering and construction professionals to consider a career in the UK nuclear industry