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£1.5m nuclear waste management contract a ‘game changer’ for Cumbrian SME

EXPERTS in industry-wide destructive and non-destructive testing and training have won a ‘game changing’ £1.5m contract to provide vital inspection services to the UK’s nuclear waste management sector. New jobs will be created and a significant investment made in equipment and training at specialist company Responsive as a result of securing a major four-year deal […]


BECBC Shadow Board Awards Winner

I’m not sure anyone working at Responsive is on the hunt for any recognition for the hard work they do, which makes it a little nicer when someone nominates you for the hard work and dedication you have shown over the previous 12 months. What makes this award that much better is that not only […]

Scintillation Testing

Responsive’s radiological testing lab provides innovative solution to nuclear industry shielding

WHEN a nuclear operator analysed data from plugs removed from a radiation cell’s shielding wall it found a discrepancy between the weights. The different readings begged the question whether there was a problem in terms of the integrity of the shielding plugs. The plugs are removable to allow radioactive cells on a nuclear site to […]

Ellis Selkirk

Responsive to rescue when Manchester Ship Canal vessel needed fast action for vital welding tests

WHEN a shipping company needed fast overnight action to ensure the integrity of new welds in time for its vessel to depart the next morning, Responsive were the experts who came to the rescue. A vessel moored in the Manchester Ship Canal at night, was due to head out into the Irish Sea the next […]


Framework Success for Responsive NDT

Responsive NDT (Non-Destructive Testing), part of Responsive Ltd, has won a framework for new work with LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) near Drigg, a Tier 1 organisation within the nuclear supply chain. The framework agreement was issued for Tender in August 2020 and the team at Responsive NDT, based in Lillyhall, put together their winning bid […]


ISO 9001 Lead Auditor

Job Title: ISO 9001 Quality Engineer / Auditor Job Reference:21082020-ISO We are looking for an ISO 9001 Quality Engineer / Auditor to work within the supply chain for a major Nuclear Client. The Company Responsive Ltd is a group of specialist companies offering professional services including Non- Destructive Testing, Mechanical testing and Training. Responsive has […]



ProjX, a new work awareness programme sponsored by Sellafield Ltd, and delivered by CfLP in partnership with Cumbrian business. The programme offers Year 10 students a week-long interactive work experience, which features a multi-disciplinary project working with a range of organisations within the nuclear supply chain. Student ‘employees’ come together to work on a business […]


NEW Job Position – Non-Destructive Testing Instructor

Job Title: Non-Destructive Testing Instructor Job Reference: 220620-NDT We are looking for inspectors or tutors with at least a PCN Level 2 with 5 years’ experience or more in any of the following disciplines; MT, PT, RT, UT, WI. The Company Responsive Ltd is a group of specialist companies offering professional services including Non-Destructive Testing, […]


Business School Partnership

The business school partnership is something that we take part in through BECBC. All of our staff are signed up to receive emails from the group to tell us when schools need help from businesses. This ranges from needing members on the school board to need help running STEM workshops. Many of our staff have […]


Bright Stars Challenge

Bright stars challenge is all about raising the aspirations and confidence of Cumbria’s young people. Bright stars challenge is a competition for primary schools across Cumbria. The aim of the challenge is to teach children about leadership and entrepreneurship which we hope will help kids to develop and preserve their own creative confidence. Centre for […]