Provision of technical consultancy advice to the nuclear, oil/gas and other high hazard industries


L2 Business Consulting Limited are an UK based independent technical consultancy providing advice to the nuclear, oil/gas and other high hazard industries.

L2 was established in 2009 as a team of industry experienced technical specialists based in Newcastle upon Tyne, providing services to clients throughout the UK and internationally.

Key Offerings

Environmental Permitting

Helping you to meet your regulatory requirements for any activities which require an environmental permit/authorisation from application to surrender.

Radiological Protection

We are a provider of Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) services to organisations who work with ionising radiation and Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA) services to those organisations who transport radioactive materials.

Environmental Protection

We provide advice on all aspects of environmental compliance to site operators to ensure that their activities do not cause environmental pollution.

Radioactive Waste

We provide technical and regulatory support to existing and prospective generators of radioactive waste including appointment as Radioactive Waste Advisers (RWA).

Nuclear Licensing

We support existing and prospective Nuclear Site Licensees by providing advice on the regulatory requirements to hold and operate a Nuclear Site Licence.

Health and Safety

L2 provides you with a team of highly qualified safety consultants with a wealth of experience in the delivery of regulatory compliance and industry best practice across a range of industry sectors.

The L2 approach to delivery is based upon solutions from decades of real implementation experience, not just the consultancy theory. We ensure our customer's success by providing named experienced personnel who are dedicated to your projects.

Our aim is to support companies across the entirety of the asset cycle, from project inception, through construction, operations, decommissioning and site remediation. L2 provides independent advice through the application of proven solutions based on experience to allow customers to achieve their objectives, ensuring delivery to programme, cost and importantly regulatory acceptability.

L2 operates an integrated management system (IMS) that complies with the required regulatory requirements and standards for the sectors in which we operate. Our IMS is third party accredited to ISO9001:2015 by LRQA.

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Latest News

Changes in UK Airport X-Ray Screening Equipment

The United Kingdom Health Security Agency (UKHSA) have made us aware of changes in the technology that is being rolled out across UK airports and potentially international airports. The new type of X-Ray equipment, 3-D X-Ray Computed Tomography, being introduced to assist with passengers passing through security, permitting laptops and other sensitive technologies to remain…

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Radiation Protection Requirements for use of Handheld XRF Analysers

X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) is a non-destructive analytical technique used to determine the elemental composition of materials and can also be used to determine the thickness of coatings applied to a material. XRF Analysers contain a small X-Ray Generator, which is a source of ionising radiation. This article highlights key radiation protection requirements around use of…

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HSE/ONR Temporary Covid-19 Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) relating to Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017

The HSE and ONR have recently set out a temporary Regulatory Position Statement (link here) that addresses specific arrangements required for compliance to Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17). The temporary RPS only applies if a duty holder cannot follow with certain specific requirements of IRR17 including the Approved Code of Practice (ACoP)/Guidance as detailed below:…

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L2 signatories and accreditations:

Charter for Nuclear Decommissioning sites:

L2 are accredited to ISO9001:

Supply chain code of practice:

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