Nuclear Skills Strategy Group

News (July 2020)

Innovative nuclear competition launch – are you ready for the challenge?

27 Jul 2020

A £3.9 million competition is today being launched to find innovative ways to sort and segregate radioactive waste at some of the UK’s oldest nuclear sites. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – in…More …

ECITB: Train to Retain

24 Jul 2020

The Train to Retain scheme will support the retention of essential skills in the industry by providing grants for professional development activities for apprentices, trainees and graduates. These dev…More …

Apprentice recruitment incentives – Webinar by the Education & Skills Funding Agency

21 Jul 2020

On July 8th the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a number of measures to address the challenges posed by the Covid-19 outbreak. The measures are aimed at encouraging employers to take advantage of th…More …

£40 million to kick start next-gen nuclear technology

15 Jul 2020

Government invests £40 million to develop the next generation of nuclear energy technology, creating R&D and manufacturing jobs across the UK funding will develop technologies to supply low-car…More …

King’s College London Nuclear History Conference July 2020

09 Jul 2020

The Centre for Science and Security Studies at King’s College London is holding a nuclear history conference online in July 2020.  Academics, veterans of Britain’s nuclear programmes and other researc…More …

HM Treasury Summer Statement – A Plan for Jobs

08 Jul 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak – “No one will be left without hope” As expected, the Chancellor focused significantly on jobs in today’s (8th July) Summer Statement. The Chancellor began his statement, stat…More …

Gender balance a key goal as Nuclear ‘Sector Deal’ marks second anniversary

03 Jul 2020

The nuclear sector has set its sights on increasing the size of its female workforce as part of a 12-year industry growth plan which marked its second anniversary this week. This year, 25 key orga…More …

EDF: We've joined the pledge to commit to reaching a 40% female workforce by 2030

03 Jul 2020

EDF have recently pledged their commitment and joined the 170+ (combined number of individuals and organisations) to pledge their support to the Nuclear Sector Gender Commitment.  Both individuals an…More …