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Industry Analysis

The latest industry analysis from NRL recruitment services. Sectors include, oil, gas, nuclear and renewable energy.

  • Could a robot be doing your job soon?

    July 18, 2016

    As technology continues to grow at breakneck speed and the cost of deploying it continues to decrease, the look of the workplace is rapidly changing. Computers, smartphones and drones are just some of the breakthroughs that have been made in recent years which have revolutionised the way we live our lives. Soon, our jobs could […]

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  • Could North Sea oil workers find solace in the nuclear industry?

    July 13, 2016

    It’s no surprise that oil & gas workers have had a hard time as of recent years. With the price of oil refusing to stabilise in a good spot and skilled workers struggling to find new opportunities, some contractors have become concerned with how they might be affected. Oil & gas contractors may not be […]

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  • Almost a quarter of workers looking for a new job

    May 6, 2016

    A survey of 2,000 people recently conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has shown that nearly 25% of the UK’s workforce are looking for new career opportunities as a result of a lack of personal development in their current roles. The CIPD’s survey revealed that job satisfaction in the UK is […]

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  • Despite Government cuts, renewables continue to thrive

    April 12, 2016

    The renewables industry was set for a devastating year, with the Government seemingly withdrawing from the sector and instead imposing a reduction in subsidies. However, the renewable energy industry has continued to thrive, leading to a number of record-breaking achievements. The UK government has been heavily criticised for the cuts it has imposed on solar […]

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  • UK Rail industry receives growth and support from industry body

    February 19, 2016

    The UK’s rail industry is about to experience the “biggest rail modernisation programme since Victorian times”, according to the Rail Supply Group, which announced its plans to drive productivity and opportunities in the rail sector. The Rail Supply Group brings together the Government’s stance on the UK’s economic growth via the rail industry and the […]

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