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We Are Open For Business – COVID-19

18 March 2020

We Are Open For Business All of Responsive is open for business and our goal is to ensure we can still offer you a service that you deserve. We have provisions in place for continual working at our Mechanical and Non destructive testing facilities around the UK. Get in touch with us to discuss your […]

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Making work placements a Dream

4 March 2020

The Responsive Family support an amazing company ‘Centre for Leadership Performance’ which have been running a “dream placement” scheme for many years. “The Dream placement scheme has been co-created with businesses across Cumbria who want to connect with their future workforce and showcase the breadth of opportunities within their organisations. The scheme gives all young […]

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In-Cumbria Awards 2019

28 February 2020

The day has finally arrive, 14th November 2019. This evening Responsive Ltd are delighted to be heading to the In-Cumbria annual business awards in Carlisle Cumbria.   To add to that, We are shortlisted in the awards this evening as a Best Professional Business, down to the last 3. It is really exciting to be […]

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Winners of the 2019 Best Professional Service Company at In-Cumbria Awards

28 February 2020

Excellent news last night that Responsive Ltd had won the Best Professional Service Company at the In Cumbria awards 2019. Both Lee and Lisa Grears attended the awards ceremony to receive the award. Well done to all at Responsive and an even bigger thanks to our customers for their continued support.   To say that […]

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New structure for Responsive Ltd

28 February 2020

Growing business restructures and rewards  Responsive Ltd has refreshed its business structure to recognise the importance of both Non-Destructive and Mechanical Testing as well as Training. It is also investing in its new management team. Responsive Ltd, parent company for the Workington-based non-destructive testing specialist, has created three new subsidiaries – Non-Destructive Testing, Mechanical Testing […]

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Growing business joins Northern Powerhouse

28 February 2020

Workington-based testing specialist joins network of more than 300 partners aiming to boost economic growth in the region. Responsive Ltd, parent company for the Workington-based non-destructive testing specialist, has joined the Northern Powerhouse Partnership as part its commitment to growth. This comes at a busy time for the business which has just completed a £300k […]

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Responsive Join ADIPS (Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme)

16 February 2020

Responsive are forever more expanding into different industries and applying our un-rivalled skill, qualification and commitment to integrity and the latest scheme approval only enhances our drive further. We have recently joined the Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme also known as ADIPS. ADIPS are the UK body which oversees the fairground and leisure attraction industry […]

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Employee Spotlight – Maisie Lannaghan – National Apprenticeship Week 2020

9 February 2020

Carrying on with our spotlight series for National Apprenticeship week, take a bow, Maisie Lannaghan. Maisie is an NVQ apprentice studying for her NVQ Level 3 within business administration and an integral part of our Responsive team. Question and Answer session:- Why did you decide on an apprenticeship rather than a more conventional academic route, […]

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Employee Spotlight – Olivia Winter– National Apprenticeship Week 2020

8 February 2020

Next up in our mini series for National Apprenticeship week, Olivia Winter. Olivia is an NVQ apprentice studying for her NVQ Level 3 within business administration and a dedicated member of our Responsive team. Question and Answer session:- Why did you decide on an apprenticeship rather than a more conventional academic route, such as university? […]

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Employee Spotlight – Ellis Selkirk – National Apprenticeship Week 2020

7 February 2020

Continuing our apprentice employee spotlight as part of National Apprenticeship week we move our attention to second year NVQ Apprentice Ellis Selkirk. Ellis is a NVQ apprentice studying for his Level 3 NVQ in Non Destructive Testing and is a dedicated addition to the Responsive Cumbria teams. Question and Answer session:- Why did you decide […]

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Employee Spotlight – Gary Linford – National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Gary Linford

6 February 2020

As part of National Apprenticeship week we decided to shift the spotlight on to our apprentice employees and first up is the ever so colourful Gary Linford. Gary is a NVQ apprentice studying for his Level 3 NVQ in Non Destructive Testing and has fitted in perfectly within Responsives businesses in Cumbria. Question and Answer […]

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Getting Fired Up for National Apprenticeship Week 2020

31 January 2020

Responsive have built an enviable reputation for our desire to train and qualify in house via many NVQ apprenticeship routes such as Non Destructive Testing overseen by Skills Training UK and Business Administration apprenticeship provided by Gen2 and Lakes College. Our commitment as a small SME not only for new apprentices but also retraining and […]

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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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