Oil and gas workers have been handed a Covid-19 quarantine exemption by the UK Home Office as the sector looks to bounce back from one of the most difficult periods in its history.
Renewed activity in the North Sea is seeing oil and gas companies ramp up recruitment into the region.
The RMT Union has condemned a move from the UK government which it said “allows firms to exploit cheap foreign labour” in the offshore wind sector.
The UK Government has extended the immigration right to remain of non-European Economic Area nationals who work in the offshore wind sector.
The tanker drivers' strike was too short. Here was a genuine opportunity to give people a real taste of what life is going to be like in just a few short years if we continue to do nothing about liquid fuels, and we blew it.