Entries by Eileen Pirie

SCOTTISH ENGINEERING ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER 2018

THURSDAY 17th MAY 2018 – HILTON HOTEL, 1 WILLIAM STREET, GLASGOW, G3 8HT. We are pleased to announce that our Principal Speaker at our Annual Dinner this year will be Ruth Davidson MSP, Leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.  We are also pleased that our After Dinner speaker will be Sheriff Lindsay Wood. The cost […]

SMAS NATIONAL MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE 2018

‘MAKING SMARTER IN SCOTLAND’ – WEDNESDAY 30 MAY 2018. THE WESTERWOOD HOTEL, CUMBERNAULD. The SMAS National Manufacturing Conference returns to the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld on Wednesday 30 May, where 400 manufacturing leaders will gather to be inspired, learn, network and debate. The 2018 Conference features a stellar line-up of keynote speakers, including Professor Juergen […]

WOODWARD AIRCRAFT ENGINE SYSTEMS – 20TH ANNIVERSARY AT PRESTWICK

Lindsey Miller and Claire Platts, employment solicitors at Scottish Engineering, were delighted to attend Woodward Aircraft Systems’ 20th Anniversary Dinner, which took place at Turnberry Resort on 6th March 2018. The event was held in order to commemorate Woodward’s 20th year at their site in Prestwick, Ayrshire.  It was a privilege to be invited to […]

ADVERSE WEATHER / PAY ADVICE

Member companies should consider the following advice in deciding whether or not to pay employees who were absent during the adverse weather over the period 28 February – 2 March 2018. Policy: Firstly, if the company has a policy in relation to adverse weather and pay, then the company should follow that policy.  Also, consider […]

ANNUAL INCREASES TO TRIBUNAL AWARDS

The Employment Rights (Increase in Limits) Order 2018 will come into force from 6th April 2018 and details the normal annual increases to maximum and minimum Tribunal awards. The main increases are as follows: Maximum week’s pay (for calculating redundancy payments and the unfair dismissal basic award) increased from £489 to £508 Maximum compensatory award for […]

INCREASE TO THE HOURLY RATES OF NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

Increases to the hourly rates of national minimum wage will apply from 1st April 2018 as follows: The national living wage (for workers aged 25 and over) is £7.83 The standard adult rate (workers aged between 21 and 24) is £7.38 The development rate (workers aged between 18 and 20) is £5.90 The young workers […]

UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE – Excellence in Engineering Project Management CPD Programme

Developed in close partnership with industry experts, the Excellence in Engineering Project Management Programme equips delegates working in engineering and operational environments with confidence in applying best-practice tools and techniques to manage all aspects of a project. Information Brochure:  EPM CPD brochure 2017 https://www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/designmanufactureengineeringmanagement/studywithus/continuingprofessionaldevelopment/    

Scottish Engineering Leaders Award

The Scottish Engineering Leaders Award is a competition delivered by our education partner Primary Engineer. 13% of Scottish schools have registered for the competition so far and they need your help! Could you visit a school in Jan/Feb/Mar in your area to promote engineering by chatting to a class? Click here to search for a […]

Invitation to Sneak Preview at Dynamic Earth

A message from Jasmine Orde, Marketing Assistant & PA, Dynamic Earth Enterprises Ltd, Holyrood Road, EDINBURGH, EH8 8AS. On behalf of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), I would like to invite you to become a supporting partner of the IET’s forthcoming EngTalk; Innovation and Technology – Art or Science? which is taking place […]