The Science Behind Leap Years

News | Posted 27.02.20

This year, 2020, is a leap year, meaning that rather than the usual 365 days of the year, we actually have 366. Leap years occur every four years, and this extra vital day of the year ensures that our calendars stay in working order. Forcing our human calendars to stay in sync with nature’s cycles…

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Cordant Engineering has been shortlisted for the Engineering Talent Awards 2020

News | Women in Engineering | Posted 25.02.20

We’re happy to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Best Recruitment Team of the Year category at this year’s Engineering Talent Awards 2020, a new set of national awards to celebrate the diversity of the engineering and technology profession. The nomination recognises our diversity project which, since its inception in October 2018, has…

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Cordant Engineering Achieve ISO 9001:2015 Certification

News | Posted 13.02.20

Cordant Engineering are extremely pleased to announce that we have achieved the latest ISO 9001 certification, ISO 9001:2015, the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system. Having moved under the banner of the already-accredited Cordant People towards the end of 2018, this represents the first opportunity for Cordant Engineering to accede to…

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#NationalStorytellingWeek: The Story of Katherine Johnson

News | Starting Your Career | Women in Engineering | Posted 03.02.20

It’s National Storytelling Week! To celebrate, we decided to share the story of Katherine Johnson. Katherine is best known for being a mathematician who has helped calculate and analyze flight paths of spacecraft, such as the first American missions to space and the lunar landings.  Her work not only contributed to sending the first American…

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Is There An Engineering Recruitment Crisis?

News | Women in Engineering | Posted 20.01.20

Since the beginning of the last decade, there has been a worry within the engineering industry about a lack of recruitment options. According to the Industry of Engineering and Technology, 53% of employers within the sector say the shortage of engineers is a risk to their business. With the demand for engineers at a possible…

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Why Good Writing Skills Can Boost Your Career In Engineering

News | Starting Your Career | Working Advice | Posted 09.01.20

The demand for engineers in the UK is high. In 2018, there were 20,000 fewer engineering graduates than needed in order for the UK to continue to be at the forefront of the industry. Not only are there fewer graduates, but there are also ongoing concerns with a lack of diversity in the sector. Individuals…

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CEO Pay Drop

CEO Pay Drop; But What About the Gap?

News | Working Advice | Posted 22.08.19

For many of us, the role of big-shot CEO is but a distant dream, not to mention the generous benefits that come with it. A big salary and bonus have become synonymous with large multinational companies – but could change be on the horizon? The most recent findings have shown that the pay gap between…

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IR35 Changes

IR35 Changes: What You Need to Know

News | Posted 06.08.19

IR35 – What is actually happening? The IR35 legislation, previously introduced into the public sector in April 2017, is now being extended to include the private sector space. The current draft rules propose that the changes be applied to the private sector from 6th April 2020, affecting medium and large that engage independent workers and…

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ECIA award

Receiving the ECIA Safe Working Award

News | Posted 05.06.19

Cordant Engineering is delighted to confirm that we have been awarded the ECIA Safe Working Award for the 5th year. The award has been given to us through the RISE Initiative (Recognising Initiative in Safety Excellence). Through RISE, ECIA aims to share best practice and lessons learned as well as reward outstanding achievement. “Such performances…

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Attending, Exhibiting & Sponsoring at the Manufacturing Awards

News | Posted 23.04.19

Cordant Engineering is pleased and excited to announce that we will be attending, exhibiting and sponsoring the ‘Manufacturing MX Awards 2019’ on the 14th of November in partnership with WES (Women’s Engineering Society). With a combined heritage spanning four decades and the UK’s largest celebration of manufacturing, The Manufacturer MX Awards is one of the…

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Attending & Sponsoring the WISE Event

News | Posted 22.04.19

Cordant Engineering are pleased and excited to announce that we will be attending the ‘Our Skills: Our Future 2019 WISE Conference’ on the 14th of May as a sponsor. The conference provides a golden opportunity to help support and shape the debate and decisions on how we can help meet the skills gap in the…

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