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  • SCOTTISH ENGINEERING ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER 201721st February 2017 - 3:12 pm

    Scottish Engineering Annual Awards Dinner 2017. This year’s Annual Awards Dinner will be held on Thursday 18th May at the Marriott Hotel, Argyle Street, Glasgow. Our Principal Speaker will be John Baxter, CBE, FRSE, FREng, who is currently Chairman of the ANRC (Advance Nuclear Research Centre) and Visiting Professor of the University of Strathclyde.  Mr […]

  • MADE IN SCOTLAND AWARDS 201720th February 2017 - 12:37 pm

    Made In Scotland Awards 2017. The Made In Scotland Awards champions all aspects of transformational discoveries and developments made in Scotland.  From innovation in business services to innovative companies that have found success, both domestically and internationally.  Past winners have ranged from companies making products that work in harsh environments, through innovative domestic gadgets designed […]


    Government Review of Employment Tribunal Fees. The Government’s response to the review on the impact of tribunal fees has eventually been released.  The responses concluded that the introduction of tribunal fees has broadly met the financial objectives and has encouraged potential Claimants and Respondents to use alternative dispute resolution services.  However, the report also acknowledges […]

  • NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE REGULATIONS 20177th February 2017 - 10:00 am

    National Minimum Wage Regulations 2017. The National Minimum Wage Regulations have been published.  Rises for the national minimum wage and the national living wage have been aligned and are intended to come into force on 1 April 2017.  The amended rates are as follows: National Living Wage Age 25+ from £7.20 per hour to £7.50 […]

Blog Posts

  • GENDER PAY GAP REPORTING7th February 2017 - 10:24 am

    GENDER PAY GAP REPORTING. ACAS has now published guidance on gender pay gap reporting for private and voluntary sector companies in advance of the snapshot date (5 April).  There are also guidance and fact sheets available for employers which can be accessed at: www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articled+5768 The Government have also advised that public sector employers will be […]

  • Keeping Up Appearances26th January 2017 - 11:30 am

    A parliamentary report has concluded that sexist dress codes are still prevalent within the workplace and has called for a review of the Equality Act 2010, which governs discrimination law in the UK.  Two Parliamentary Committees heard evidence from hundreds of women who had been forced to wear heels (often to the detriment of their […]

  • Beware of the Christmas party!9th December 2016 - 3:06 pm

    In a personal injury claim brought by an employee against his employer in respect of a violent assault upon him by the Company’s Managing Director, it was held that the Company was not liable for the injury in the circumstances of this case.  The Company had held a Christmas party at an organised venue but […]

  • Holiday 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 […]

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.


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.