Beccy Pleasant, the NDA’s Head of Talent and Skills, shares her enthusiasm for a new online skills-matching service, the Nuclear Gateway, that puts job candidates in direct contact with a pool of prospective employers.
NDA Research Manager Rick Short reflects on a conference exploring how satellite and space technologies can be applied to the UK’s earth-bound economy even potentially aiding nuclear decommissioning.
The NDA’s Risk Manager Richard James explains how a recent conference brought experts together in a joint cross nuclear industry drive to improve how we deal with the many risks around us.
As many of you know, hundreds of suppliers and industry specialists recently made their way to Manchester for the 7th NDA Estate Supply Chain Event. It was an incredibly busy day with a packed agenda, including the presentation of our prestigious Supply Chain Awards and keynote speeches from our CEO and Rear Admiral Keith Beckett.
A visionary campus that’s training young people in science and engineering has opened its doors after being transformed from old research labs at Berkeley power plant – a first of its kind from the NDA.
After months in planning, one of the most important weeks in our calendar has finally arrived… on Thursday 2 November we will open doors at Event City in Manchester and welcome over 1,600 people to one of the sector’s biggest networking and knowledge sharing events - the NDA Supply Chain Event.
Beccy Pleasant, Head of Skills and Talent for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, explains the value to the nuclear industry of vocationally-focused training provided by University Technical Colleges (UTCs). She outlines their role in developing a pipeline for apprenticeships and a future workforce. If your children are interested in a nuclear career, then find out more about what UTCs offer. Suppliers in the nuclear industry might also want to find out how they can support UTCs so that they benefit from skilled workers in the future, and play their part in ensuring that education helps support young people to be ready for the world of work.
Ron Gorham, NDA's Head of Supply Chain Optimisation, reminds suppliers that there’s still time to consider submitting an application for one of our annual awards.....and showcase work and achievements at the NDA Estate Supply Chain Event in November.
Doug Cragg, part of the NDA’s Strategy Team, recounts attending an inspirational conference for young nuclear professionals in Manchester earlier this year, along with colleague Arun Khuttan.
David Peattie, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's recently appointed CEO, shares his thoughts on progress in cleaning up the UK's earliest nuclear sites, as the NDA publishes its annual report and accounts for 2016/17.