Sectors we support

Nuclear Industry Associates Support Services

decommissioning, new build and defence

NIASS is an independent business development consultancy specifically aimed at assisting companies, both large and small, who are already operating or aspiring to operate in the UK Civil Nuclear and Defence Sectors.

  • We offer a realistic alternative to carrying in-house, sales, tendering and marketing teams.
  • We offer the ability to tailor your business development effort to suit your work load and order book, without the hassles of hiring and firing.
  • We enable you to concentrate on delivering your core business.
  • We offer Bid review Services.
  • We also offer Partnering Support.

Acquisition of specialist consultancy by QML Holdings Ltd

Co-Owners, John Carine and Steve Hughes are pleased to announce the acquisition of NIASS, by QML Holdings Ltd on the 10/02/21.

NIASS was created in 2014, and fully established in 2015 to provide business development support to companies in the Civil Nuclear sector. 

We have steadily built up a best in class reputation for exceptional delivery of Business Development & Supply Chain assistance to a number of organisations within the UK Civil Nuclear and Nuclear Defence sectors. Our activities include monthly sales opportunity pipelines, SQ, PQQ & ITT support services, Capture plans, Market Research & Engagement Reports and our highly successful Independent Bid Review service. We work with a range of clients from Site Licence Companies to micro SMEs. 

We wanted to reassure our clients and supply chain network that it is business as usual for us, you should see minimal impact on day to day running of the business, emails and phone numbers the same. We will be moving to co-locate with DEVA in their offices and will use the new group strength to grow and invest in providing additional business services. QMLs strategy with acquisitions is to allow achievement of full potential by providing support, investment and advice. 

QML as a group consists of 5th Dimension Composites, QFS Technologies, Hockley Pattern and Tool Ltd, Hockley Tooling Solutions, DEVA Manufacturing Ltd and Quantum Manufacturing Ltd who offer unrivalled design and manufacturing capability for both tooling and product to many industries and have a global footprint. NIASS brings a proven Consultancy offering to build upon current and future capability.