Latest news from the Responsive group of companies

NVQ Bridging The Skills Gap

25 July 2019

Responsive have recently lent a hand to stress how important the Non Destructive Testing NVQ schemes are to our industry. Our Very Own Gary Linford, second year NVQ level 3 and PCN Level 2 MT and PT holder done an excellent job taking to the stage Have a read https://www.bindt.org/News/Juy-2019/apprentices-passionate-about-ndt-at-bridging-the-skills-gap-event/

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NDT in the Business to Consumer world – Racer Bike Frame Radiographed for Defects

25 May 2019

Its very rare that Responsive or any other non destructive testing business would have the opportunity to test a product for a home consumer, the perception is absolutely business to business. While this may be true for 99% of our work Responsive are always on the look out to improve standards and safety in every …

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Spreading the net – Responsive in Manchester

10 February 2019

A stark realisation for Responsive Non Destructive Testing was that we undertake a huge amount of work in the North West Manchester / Liverpool area. To enhance our customer service in this area we have recruited a new employee in Harish Patel. ‘H’ has many years experience in delivering exception customer focused non destructive testing …

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BECBC Business Awards 2018

9 August 2018

Responsive are immensely proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for an award in this years Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster Business Awards in the Growing Business category, sponsored by Prima Uno.      

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Responsive boost schools success!

28 March 2018

Yesterday (27.03.2018) Responsive attended Bright Stars 2018 competition at Energus, Lillyhall ran by the Centre For Leadership Performance. We sponsored St James’ CofE School, Whitehaven. They were set the task of coming up with a business idea to raise money. The children came up with an idea of making bags with some hand printed designs …

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M-Sport Rally Team use Responsives Radiography Service

Xray Service

17 September 2017

M-Sport Ford Rally Team brought in some injector components for us to radiograph.  This was to ensure the cars are in tip top performance ready condition. It makes a change from radiography of pipework or plate components. X-radiography such as utilised on these small components can have many uses within a whole host of industries. …

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Responsive are looking for new talent!

17 September 2017

Responsive have recently been in touch with Skills Training UK and are now taking on a new apprentice roll. This apprenticeship is for an NDT Engineering Technician. His or her role will involve undertaking NDT testing and technical supervisory responsibility of NDT Operators. Occupational Profile NDT uses various methods, such as ultrasonic, radiography and infrared …

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Under 8 Whitehaven Amateurs Sponsorship

U8-Whitehaven-Amateurs Sponsorship

5 June 2017

Responsive take a keen interest in all things local to our base in West Cumbria and like to help out where we can. Recently we sponsored the under 8 team tracksuits for Whitehaven AFC. You have to admit the guys look awesome in their new trackies. Its a shame the 3 from Responsive didn’t smile! …

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Winners of Small Business Of The Year 2016!!! – BECBC

20 November 2016

So Thursday evening 17th November at a gala dinner hosted in the Energus building at Lillyhall Cumbria, Responsive managed to win the small business of the year award. This is a massive achievement, even more so when you consider the competition. We are extremely pleased with this award to say the least and it is received as …

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SAFed Membership

29 October 2016

Responsive now SAFed Members! We have been working exceptionally hard recently on all things management systems. This has lead us to have many customer audits and gain new work fronts which at the same time has enhanced how Responsive operate as a business. Recently we have had a successful visit from Richard Hulmes Chief Executive …

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Responsives Latest Trainee Starts Work


10 October 2016

Over the past 12 months Responsive have secured new contracts, built a new facility, doubled our turnover (again)… oh, and managed to secure a finalists position in the ‘Small Business Of The Year’ category at the British Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC). But non of those accolades are as rewording as being able to take …

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British Institute of Non Destructive Testing Member

3 July 2016

Responsive are pleased to announce that we have successfully became corporate members of BINDT. We work constantly within the expectations of BINDT in everything we do at Responsive, this ensures that we offer a quality service in all aspects of our service. Lee (md) is and always has been a member of BINDT meaning he …

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Small Business Of The Year 2016 Finalists – BECBC

BECBC Awards 2016 Finalists

27 June 2016

Today I pleased to announce that Responsives entry for the British Energy Coasts Business Cluster awards for 2016 has been shortlisted for Small Business of The Year category. I’m really pleased we have made it this far in the awards. Responsive entered on a “what if” basis. It was only whilst writing the entry that I took stock …

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Ultrasonic Testing Of 300 Tonne Vessel for Tata Steel Workington

Ultrasonic testing of TSP vessel welds

8 January 2016

TSP Workington have completed the build and delivery of a 300 tonne capacity, molton steel carrying, vessel destined for the Port Talbot works in Wales. Responsive Ltd supplied the suitibly qualified and experienced resource for Tata Steel to carry out ultrasonic testing of the vessel to ensure the integrity of the welding work undertaken. The …

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Welder Training and Qualification

Welder training and qualification in Cumbria

30 August 2015

Responsive moved into its new premises recently and one of the first tasks was setting up our welder training area. 3 days of continuous welder qualifications and procedure qualifications had been booked in for a couple of local companies. Responsive offer a complete service, whether training of welders is required or simply an area with …

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