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The Voice Of Engineering & Manufacturing In Scotland

Latest News

  • Press ReleasePress Release – QR December 20162nd December 2016 - 9:40 am

    ENGINEERING INDUSTRY PERKS UP SLIGHTLY http://www.scottishengineering.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/QR-December-2016.pdf For the first time in two years, Scotland’s engineering industry appears to be offering hope for the future. According to our latest Quarterly Review of the industry, there has been an improvement in orders, output and staffing in the final quarter of 2016.  Though, after seven quarters of negative results, […]

  • pe-logoScottish Engineering Leaders Award 20173rd November 2016 - 2:41 pm

    This free competition, hosted by Primary Engineer and supported by engineers in Scotland, looks to create links between schools and industry by having engineers visit a classroom and chat about themselves and their work in engineering.  After the visit, pupils are asked: If you were an engineer in Scotland, what would you do?  The wonderful […]

  • weir-logoConnectUp – SME Event – Tue 25 October 201611th October 2016 - 4:03 pm

    INVITATION TO ATTEND The Weir Advanced Research Centre, part of The Weir Group, are holding a joint event in conjunction with Scottish Power, Doosan Babcock, Subsea7 and Stena Line, aimed at identifying new SME partners. The two event themes, which reflect the broader innovation needs of the host companies, are Industry 4.0 and Energy Efficiency, […]

Blog Posts

  • bucket-and-spadeHoliday Pay Update17th October 2016 - 11:53 am

    The latest Court of Appeal judgment in the case of Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd has confirmed that employers will require to include result-based commission payments when calculating holiday pay. In summary, Mr Lock was a salesman who received a basic salary with variable commission, which was paid in arrears. Mr Lock was unable […]

  • sds1Modern Apprenticeships for SMEs – Skills Development Scotland5th October 2016 - 11:20 am

    Thousands of small businesses in Scotland employ Modern Apprentices.  Here’s why you should join them: It’s cost effective – we contribute towards training costs Three quarters of employers say apprentices improved their productivity Training through work means your apprentices really understand your business – and your customers How we can help: You want to invest […]

  • RingsApprenticeship Levy12th September 2016 - 11:59 am

    The apprenticeship levy is due to come into force in April 2017 and will require the employers with a payroll bill of more than £3m pay 0.5% of this to HMRC on a monthly basis. There are no exceptions to this for employers who currently pay a levy to CITB or ECITB. In England and […]

  • scales of justiceReasonable Adjustments12th September 2016 - 11:55 am

    Following the judgment of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of G4S Cash Solutions (UK) Ltd -v- Powell it may be necessary for employers to consider pay protection where an employee is offered alternative employment as a reasonable adjustment. The Employment Appeal Tribunal found that the objectives of the legislation concerning reasonable adjustments may […]

Membership Benefits

All Scottish Engineering members have access to the following services and benefits as basic members:

  • Representation – Political and Legislative
  • Relationships and Business Contacts
  • Postal Information Service
  • Public Affairs
  • Networking – Direct and via District Meetings
  • Discounts for Training Courses and Facilities Hire

Annual Awards

These awards are presented at the Scottish Engineering Annual Awards Dinner held in Glasgow in May.

The 2016 Main Award Winner is: Mitsubishi Electric Air Conditioning Systems (Europe) Ltd.

2014

Left to right: John Howie, President of Scottish Engineering; Bryan Buchan, Chief Executive of Scottish Engineering; Rodney Ayre, Operations Manager at Mitsubishi Electric Air-Con Systems; Yoshihiro Sumida, President of Mitsubishi Electric Air-Con Systems; Vice Admiral Simon Lister CB OBE FREng, Royal Navy; Yoshihiro Takahashi, Senior Business Development Manager at Mitsubishi Electric Air-Con Systems, and Iain Mawer of Mitsubishi Electric Air-Con Systems.

Quarterly Review

scottish engineering quarterly reviewScottish Engineering’s Quarterly Review is a trends survey of the manufacturing engineering industry produced from information gathered from our member companies. It is distributed to all member companies, MSPs, MPs, MEPs, relevent government and university departments and the Press.