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The Voice Of Engineering & Manufacturing In Scotland

Latest News

  • Scottish Engineering Brexit Statement – 4 July 20184th July 2018 - 3:35 pm

    Scottish Engineering has polled its member companies on the continuing Brexit uncertainty. The results of the survey can be found in the following link https://www.scottishengineering.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Brexit-statement-4-July-2018.pdf https://www.insider.co.uk/news/scottish-engineering-jaguar-land-rover-12856164?utm_source=business_insider_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=EM_DailyRecord_Nletter_Business_News_smallteaser_Text_Story1&utm_campaign=daily_newsletter    

  • Executive Interview – Paul Sheerin, Chief Executive, Scottish Engineering25th June 2018 - 9:55 am

    Paul Sheerin, Chief Executive of Scottish Engineering, was invited to take part in Carlyle Associates’ series of Executive Interviews and Industry Spotlights.  Jamie Brown, an Associate with Carlyle, met with Paul to discuss the outlook for Scotland’s engineering sector in 2018 and beyond, Scottish Engineering’s modernisation journey, and capitalising on the industry’s innovation opportunity. You […]

  • Heriot-Watt University – Business Breakfast – Graduate Apprenticeship Programmes7th June 2018 - 3:31 pm

    GRADUATE APPRENTICESHIPS: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES We are pleased to promote a Business Breakfast event on behalf of Heriot-Watt University: Date: Wednesday 20th June 2018.  Time: 8.30am-10am.   Venue: Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West, 2 Research Ave S, Edinburgh, EH14 4BA. Heriot-Watt University’s Graduate Apprenticeships (GA) scheme is fully funded by Skills Development […]

  • DATA PROTECTION BILL 2017-19 RECEIVES ROYAL ASSENT1st June 2018 - 11:54 am

    The Data Protection Bill 2017-19 received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018 and is now the Data Protection Act 2018.  This implements the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with effect from 25th May 2018.  The Data Protection Act 1998 has been repealed and replaced by the Data Protection Act 2018. The Information […]

Blog Posts


    The UK will leave the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019.  This has left many EU citizens residing in the UK in a state of limbo with regard to whether they will be permitted to remain after Brexit.  The Home Secretary has announced that an online scheme will be launched in autumn 2018, which […]

  • ADVERSE WEATHER / PAY ADVICE5th March 2018 - 2:42 pm

    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 […]


    The annual increase in respect of the above payments is due to come into effect: a) From 1 April 2018 statutory maternity/paternity/adoption and shared parental pay will be increased from £140.98 to £145.18.  Maternity allowance increases to the same rate on 9 April 2018. b) From 6 April 2018 the weekly rate of statutory sick pay […]

  • ANNUAL INCREASES TO TRIBUNAL AWARDS22nd February 2018 - 4:08 pm

    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 […]

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
  • Discounted Legal Services from Lindsays Solicitors

Annual Awards

Our 2018 Annual Awards were presented at the Scottish Engineering Annual Awards Dinner held in Glasgow in May.

The 2018 Scottish Engineering Main Award Winner is: RWG (Repair & Overhauls) Limited, Aberdeen.

Left to right: Paul Sheerin, Chief Executive of Scottish Engineering; Keith Brady, Managing Director of RWG (Repair & Overhauls) Limited; The Rt Hon Ruth Davidson MSP, Leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, and Alastair Johnstone, 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.