A survey from the UK’s largest offshore union has found high levels of job insecurity among the contractor workforce in the North Sea.
Aberdeen engineering services firm Aiken Group said yesterday it had won deals worth £9million over the last six months and hoped to add substantially to its workforce.
A US private-equity firm has taken control of Aberdeen subsea firm Integrated Subsea Services (ISS) in a deal understood to be worth more than £70million, it was announced yesterday.
A SECOND ballot of Unite and GMB union members working for offshore contractors in the North Sea has resulted in a vote of more than two to one in favour of a new pay deal.
An innovative internet-based system designed to help verify worker competence in the offshore industry has attracted the attention of the UK's Offshore Contractors' Association.