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The Voice Of Engineering & Manufacturing In Scotland

Latest News

  • Press ReleasePRIME MINISTER’S BREXIT SPEECH18th January 2017 - 1:55 pm

    Commenting on the Prime Minister’s Brexit speech, Bryan Buchan, our Chief Executive, said: “The issues covered by the Prime Minister were very broadly expressed.  Two areas we really see as being crucial, are that legislation as it applies to business will now be our own preserve and won’t be controlled from Europe. “In terms of trading […]

  • Press ReleaseFIRST MINISTER’S BREXIT PROPOSALS20th December 2016 - 3:21 pm

    Commenting on the First Minister’s Brexit proposals for Scotland today, Bryan Buchan, our Chief Executive, said: “The First Minister’s “second strand” proposal to devolve business and trade regulations from the UK norm would be totally impractical.  In the unlikely event that Scotland was allowed to be part of an EU while the rest of the […]

  • RingsProposed increases to Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Sick Pay announced9th December 2016 - 3:20 pm

    These increases are proposed to take effect in April 2017. Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) – £89.35 (up from £88.45) Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) – £140.98 (up from £139.58) Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) – £140.98 (up from £139.58) Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) – £140.98 (up from £139.58) Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP) – £140.98 (up from […]

Blog Posts

  • RingsBeware 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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.