A strict new rule change by the Scottish Government requires offshore wind farm developers to set out how they plan to create local jobs.
Scottish trade unions are to warn top bosses and government that “the job losses scandal has to stop” during an offshore wind summit at Holyrood today.
Troubled Scottish manufacturer Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) will see its Arnish yard mothballed today despite accounts indicating the firm stemmed its haemorrhaging losses by over £42 million.
A bitter war of words has broken out as two Scottish trade unions have accused the Scottish Government of inaction over jobs at troubled firm Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab).
Anxious workers at Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) have been “left in the dark” over their future despite a job-saving contract announcement last month, according to a Scottish trade union.
A new wind farm deal for Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) could bring a Christmas jobs boost to workers at its Arnish yard, according to a source close to the firm.
About 50 jobs are set to go at Scottish manufacturing firm Burntisland Fabrication’s (BiFab's) Arnish yard over the next week as work has dried up at the site.
Steel structures contracted to be built by Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) for a giant Moray Firth wind project are now finally being shipped out to site after a month-long delay.
The UK Government's net zero plan is "negligent at best, vindictive and cruel at its worst", according to the boss of one of the UK's biggest trade unions.
Proposed changes to offshore wind leasing by the UK Crown Estate have angered a trade union, causing it to warn its Scottish counterpart that it should be telling developers north of the border: “no jobs, no lease”.
A trade union has warned energy giant Centrica that it "can't cut its way out of a crisis" as it looks to slash jobs and make £250 million in efficiencies on the back of poor half-year financial results.
A mammoth 84-turbine wind farm has contributed £460 million to the Scottish economy and created more than 7,000 jobs during the three year development construction of the project.
Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) is to reopen its yard at Methil, Fife, and create 40 new jobs at the site.
The UK Government "must be clear on who will pay" for the switch to a greener economy, according to a trade union.
Unions have accused Scottish-based offshore wind developers EDF Renewables of "literally" shipping profits abroad in a letter to the Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair work.
The loss of hundreds of jobs at a British energy firm is down to "rotten leadership", according to a UK workers union.
A trade union has arranged a summit with major construction firms working in a nuclear project after it was revealed in a new report that gender equality could take up to 200 years in the sector.
A group of Scottish trade unions have served the boss of EDF Renewables with a letter calling for him to face locals in Fife.
Trade unions are to make the legal case for Scottish Government intervention in offshore wind jobs during a summit at Holyrood today.
The amount of local content provided by Scottish offshore wind infrastructure projects was deemed “insufficient” by politicians and union representatives last night.
A sense of "pace and purpose" is required to ensure Scotland doesn't miss out on a renewable energy supply chain boom, according to two trade unions ahead of a Holyrood committee roundtable meeting today.
Blame for a perceived shortfall in Scottish renewable energy jobs in the north-east has been laid at the feet of government by the country's trade union body.
Westminster and the Scottish Government are to lead a summit into the awarding of contracts to the offshore wind supply chain as foreign firms continue to cash in on UK work.
Scottish supply chain firms "cannot reasonably compete" for renewable energy development contacts, two major UK unions warned last night.
Banning the fitting of all gas boilers from 2025 is "not the way" to solve the UK climate challenge, a workers union has warned.