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The Voice Of Engineering & Manufacturing In Scotland

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  • SCOTTISH ENGINEERING AWARD WINNERS 201725th May 2017 - 2:36 pm

    SCOTTISH ENGINEERING ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS 2017 The Scottish Engineering Annual Awards Dinner 2017 was hailed as another great success, with over 3600 guests attending. Our Awards Dinner, held in the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow, celebrate the continuing excellence in manufacturing engineering throughout Scotland.  Bryan Buchan, Chief Executive of Scottish Engineering, hosted the event where the Principal […]

  • PRESS RELEASE – QUARTERLY REVIEW MARCH 20177th March 2017 - 12:17 pm

    Engineering industry gets on with business. http://www.scottishengineering.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/QR-March-2017-final-proof.pdf The first Quarterly Review of the engineering industry for 2017 shows a further improvement in most areas.  There is healthy growth in export orders, in particular where a net 30% of businesses are reporting above normal activity. The QR survey also records a 27% positive return for total […]

  • 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 […]

Blog Posts

  • HOLIDAY PAY UPDATE23rd May 2017 - 3:17 pm

    HOLIDAY PAY UPDATE Fulton and Others -v- Bear Scotland and Others The Bear Scotland case above, which concerned inclusion of non-guaranteed overtime payments in the calculation of 20 days’ annual leave, returned to the Employment Appeal Tribunal recently. The question referred was whether the finding in the original judgment, that a break of more than […]


    AVOIDING DISCRIMINATION IN RECRUITMENT….. Discrimination law is aimed at protecting those with the relevant protected characteristics at all stages in employment – from recruitment to post-employment termination. In the recent case of Government Legal Services v Brookes the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld an Employment Tribunal decision that a job applicant with Asperger’s syndrome suffered unlawful […]


    LIKE GIANT PANDAS, APPRENTICES ARE ‘A PROTECTED SPECIES’….. The recent employment tribunal case of Kinnear v Marley Eternit Ltd highlights the potential financial risks of dismissing an apprentice before he/she completes their apprenticeship. Mr Kinnear had entered into a 4-year, fixed-term apprenticeship with his employer, which was due to expire in November 2018, upon completion […]

  • HOLIDAY PAY UPDATE2nd March 2017 - 3:58 pm

    Holiday Pay Update.  British Gas has been refused leave to appeal to the Supreme Court in Lock -v- British Gas Trading.  In Autumn 2016, the Court of Appeal held in the Lock case that employees whose wages include an element of commission can no longer be paid less when they are on annual leave.  As […]

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

Our 2017 Annual Awards were presented at the Scottish Engineering Annual Awards Dinner held in Glasgow in May.

The 2017 Scottish Engineering Main Award Winner is: Allied Vehicles.

Left to right: Bryan Buchan, Chief Executive of Scottish Engineering; John Baxter, Principal Speaker and Chairman of the ANRC; Peter Facenna, Managing Director of Allied Vehicles, and John Howie, President of Scottish Engineering.

Quarterly Review

Scottish 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.