Nuclear Skills Strategy Group

News (October 2020)

UK Nuclear Skills Awards Nominations Open

30 Oct 2020

First time online format and new awards categories announced for the 13th Annual UK Nuclear Skills Awards. Nominations are invited for individuals and companies for the UK Nuclear Skills Awards 2021.…More …


Assystem calls for more women in engineering

27 Oct 2020

An Assystem-commissioned YouGov poll has revealed that 62% of the UK public believe that having more women in engineering would have a positive impact on innovation. The data is welcomed by Assystem,…More …


Women in Nuclear UK relaunch as independent entity

27 Oct 2020

The NSSG are excited to see the launch of Women in Nuclear UK new website and refreshed branding as they become an independent entity.  Formed in 2014 and operating as a network with the Nuclear Insti…More …


Successful Webinar: Apprenticeship End Point Assessment in the Nuclear Sector

26 Oct 2020

The NSSG and the Nuclear Standards Advisory Group (SAG) held the first in  a series of webinars on 14th October. The subject was Apprenticeship End Point Assessment in the nuclear sector, an issue fac…More …


Committee on Climate Change’s 2020 progress report: government response

16 Oct 2020

In June 2020, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published its annual report on progress in reducing UK emissions, assessing the government’s climate change mitigation activity. Today (16th October…More …


Assystem appeals to eco-minded to support UK nuclear expansion

15 Oct 2020

Assystem is today looking for engineers who are passionate about the energy transition to join them as they begin a three-week long search for new recruits, of all grades, to work on the world’s most…More …


Major International Honour for Fiona Rayment

15 Oct 2020

Previous Chair of the NSSG and Chief Science and Technology Officer for National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) Fiona Rayment OBE, has been recognised internationally through being awarded the rank of Cheva…More …


Adriènne Kelbie appointed a CBE

12 Oct 2020

Office for Nuclear Regulation's (ONR) Chief Executive, Adriènne Kelbie, has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020, for services…More …


NSSG are in the process of consultation for its updated Strategic Plan

08 Oct 2020

The NSSG have issued an outline of content for consultation and will be working any feedback into a draft document for presenting to the NSSG at the next meeting.  The updated Strategic Plan will ref…More …


YGN Futuresight - NSSG Shadow Theme Leads, Exciting the Next Generation

08 Oct 2020

As part of the YGN Futuresight series, we asked the Shadow Theme Leads to tell us more about the exciting plans they have in place for delivering the NSD targets. In this article, Priya Hira, Commerci…More …


Orano signs the Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment #ICOMMIT40PERCENTWIN

07 Oct 2020

In support of the Nuclear Sector Deal’s target to have 40% women in nuclear by 2030, Orano has signed Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment, pledging to advocate Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in all…More …


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