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

The New IRR17 Consent Process

The Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 (IRR17) brought into effect a new Graded Approach for how regulators (HSE, ONR and HSENI, we focus on HSE in this article) would authorise work with ionising radiation – the higher the radiation protection risk, the greater the requirements. A three-tier system of regulatory control, Notification, Registration and Consent was…

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Transport of Class 7 Dangerous Goods – Review and Testing of Emergency Plans for Radiation Emergencies

The Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (CDG19) which came into force on 21 April 2020 and amended the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (CDG09) placed revised requirements on Duty Holders undertaking transport of radioactive materials in regards to the need for review and testing of Emergency…

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Radiation Protection Requirements for Small Animal Veterinary X-Ray Radiography Diagnostics

X-Ray radiography is a commonly utilised non-invasive diagnostic tool in small animal veterinary practice using a variety of X-Ray techniques including conventional, dental, computed tomography (CT) and/or fluoroscopy. The HSE have been undertaking an on-going programme of inspections on veterinary practices against, with continued evidence of a very high level of material non-compliance to IRR17.…

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L2 signatories and accreditations:

Charter for Nuclear Decommissioning sites:

L2 are accredited to ISO9001:

Cyber Essentials Certified

Supply chain code of practice:

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