Opinion

Opinion

The ‘new reality’ of the oil and gas sector

25/03/2019

The “new reality” that Oil & Gas UK has identified in its new Business Outlook highlights the significant pressures that those operating on the UKCS continue to grapple with, as the industry strives to remain competitive and sustainable.

Opinion

Why the smart meter rollout target needs revising

19/03/2019

The UK’s smart meter rollout has been plagued with problems from the outset. From issues with the technology to meters failing when suppliers are switched, it seems the government may have underestimated the effort required to get meters in every home and business across the UK.

Opinion

IR35: Doing nothing is not an option

18/03/2019

Contractors who work through Personal Service Companies (PSCs) and contract to private sector businesses will see contracts brought under tighter scrutiny through Private Sector IR35 changes likely to be implemented in April 2020.

Opinion

Challenges of scaling a digital company

14/03/2019

As the CEO of a digital technology business, I frequently get asked what advice I would give to those looking to scale a digital business.

Opinion

Data bringing buzz of innovation to north-east

14/03/2019

I am not the first of the team here at Return To Scene to write about the palpable buzz of innovation here in the north east of 
Scotland. As a team we are pretty 
evangelistic about digitalisation and the role our wee corner of the world is playing in the digital transformation of industry globally.

Opinion

Gender equality will make your business stronger

08/03/2019

Today is International Women’s Day. Across the globe, it’s a day for honouring the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women - and this year it marks a call to action for accelerating gender balance.

Opinion

Cyber Attacks – A threat that is here to stay

07/03/2019

With the exponential growth of Internet users in the last ten years comes two potential problems that organisations and individuals connected to the web need to be aware of; privacy and cyber security.

Opinion

Planning for uncertainty

06/03/2019

“To be honest, looking at things right now, I haven’t got the foggiest idea what is going to happen in the coming weeks…”

Opinion

New finds add to confidence over shelf life

04/03/2019

We’ve had encouraging exploration news recently with two exciting discoveries, Glendronach and Glengorm, proving that significant oil and gas resources still exist on the UK Continental Shelf.

Opinion

Is your workforce shutdown ready?

14/02/2019

As we move into the time of year where many organisations will be conducting shutdowns, TAR’s or outages for planned and essential maintenance work to be performed, the scopes of work to be delivered during that time mean that it is critical that both workforce and leaders are not just capable but also motivated to engage with the safe delivery of the project.

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