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Budget pledge on North Sea tax histories

In yesterdays budget speech, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond revealed plans to introduce transferable tax history for the oil and gas industry by November 2018. In an effort of spurring fresh investment in UK oil and gas assets and spreading the multibillion-pound cost of decommissioning between industry and government. North Sea industry leaders have repeatedly…

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Workforce Report 2017, Oil and Gas UK

A new report which provides a detailed insight into the employment picture of the UK offshore Oil & Gas industry has been released by the sector’s trade body, Oil & Gas UK. The people working on offshore installations are a key focus of the Workforce Report which reveals the areas they travel from across the…

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Talk The Talk

Communication is a key skills we can ever learn and need to constantly develop. It lends itself to everything we do— may it be communicating with work colleges to meet deadlines and/or in meetings, or communicating with friends, work colleagues to build strong relationships or whether it is categorising your skills and expertise in an…

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RUINAIR

Budget Airline Ryanair has reportedly lost 140 pilots to rival Norwegian Air since the start of the year. This has contributed significantly to up to 2000 flights being cancelled over the next six weeks. The crisis has potential to escalate further with remaining pilots threatening to go on strike in the next number of weeks,…

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House of Copius

Winter is coming and the House of Copius require some new recruits to strengthen our army, in the goal to the defeat the common enemy for the greater good. Copius Group require Researchers and Recruitment Consultants for Northern Ireland and Logistics and Facilities Coordinator for Belgium/Netherlands. For an exploratory discussion in confidence contact Cathy McCorry on…

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Completing Job Application Forms

Online job application forms are being used more and more by employers. Many employers choose to use these type of forms, both online and paper versions, as it requires candidates to answer questions they want answered, not just the information you decide to give. It also means the employer can compare candidates more easily as…

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LinkedIn Advanced Tips

Optimising your LinkedIn presence Our previous post looked at the basic use of LinkedIn and it revolved around setting up your profile, making connections and joining groups. If you want to optimise benefits that you can derive from the site you should familiarise yourself with the facilities and options that LinkedIn provides. Improve your profile…