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Author: Vicki Moore

Ali McWalter

The Best Renewable Energy Documentaries, TED Talks and Videos

We’ve collected some of the best renewable energy documentaries on Netflix, YouTube channels, hand-picked videos from pre-eminent thought leaders and video podcasters, and TED Talks covering renewable energy – energy policy, renewable energy jobs and recruitment, industry reports, analysis, and data science, and technologies like wind, solar, storage and alternative clean energies.

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Fiona McRae

IR35 Changes 2020-2021: Guidance for Contractors

The UK’s IR35 legislation ensures that contractors pay the same Tax and National Insurance contributions as an equivalent employee. New IR35 changes will be implemented in April 2021 for private sector contractors that will transfer responsibility from contractors to large and medium companies to assess IR35. The 2021 reform will bring private sector IR35 in line with the public sector, where the reform was implemented in 2017.

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Vicki Moore

Taylor Hopkinson secures first ever green trade loan with HSBC Taiwan

News release16 October 2020                                                                                It was announced today that a TWD29 million green trade loan has been arranged for Taylor Hopkinson Limited’s Taiwan Branch through HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Ltd. The facility will support Taylor Hopkinson in accommodating its financing needs, while also helping offshore wind farm projects in finding suitable renewable energy professionals. Harnessing the

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Vicki Moore

The value of data-driven planning in the bid to secure offshore wind licences

With the continued growth of offshore wind globally, developers looking to secure offshore wind licences across existing and emerging markets are often required to detail how they plan to engage with, and utilise supply chain to successfully develop their projects. This places huge importance on the strategic planning of projects, as developers grapple with how

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Vicki Moore

Solar & Storage team grows again with dedicated Mandarin-speaking team

According to a report by Global Data, global solar photovoltaic capacity is expected to grow by over 1 TW between 2019 and 2030, with China representing the largest market. Overall growth in global solar PV demand is creating new opportunities for solar manufacturers in China to break into new markets. In the first five months

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Vicki Moore

El futuro del hidrógeno verde en España

La Asociación Española del Hidrógeno considera que España podría convertirse en un país líder de la producción y exportación de hidrógeno verde. España cuenta desde hace años con una gran actividad en relación con las tecnologías del hidrógeno y las pilas de combustible, siendo una alternativa para la transición energética y descarbonización de la economía.

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Vicki Moore

7 tips for video call interview success on Microsoft Teams

With an increasingly mobile global workforce, video interviews are becoming commonplace. It makes sense – candidates don’t have to travel or take time off work, and technology platforms like Microsoft Teams, Skype and Zoom mean you don’t need to miss out on the face-to-face aspect of a job interview.

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Vicki Moore

A positive outlook for the UK battery storage market

Last week welcomed some positive news coming from the UK Battery Storage Project Database Report. Solar Power Portal provided an excellent summary of the report, and below are some key highlights. The positive outlook supports what we are seeing on the recruitment side, with an increase in new roles coming in from the Energy Storage sector,

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Vicki Moore

The value of the Personality Profile Assessment (PPA) in times of change

Changes in market conditions may mean that you need to restructure your teams. It is vital that you have understanding of the potential of your current talent pool to ensure that the right people are deployed in the right areas in the right combinations to increase your chances of business success.  The Thomas International Personality Profile

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Vicki Moore

Covid-19: an update from Taylor Hopkinson

16th March 2020 With the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Taylor Hopkinson would like to assure you that the health and safety of our employees, clients, contractors and partners is our top priority. In addition to following all recommendations provided by the WHO and international governments we are actively monitoring the situation and updating

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