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The Voice Of Engineering & Manufacturing In Scotland

Latest News

  • MANUFACTURING 4.0 REVIEW8th October 2018 - 11:52 am

    The Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) will provide a comprehensive assessment of your business over two days to identify strengths and opportunities, giving you an aligned approach towards Manufacturing 4.0. The Review is conducted over two days and is fully funded, delivered by SMAS and Scottish Enterprise digital specialists. For more information, click on the […]

  • PRESS RELEASE – QUARTERLY REVIEW – SEPTEMBER 201831st August 2018 - 10:17 am

    Scottish Engineering’s review of the manufacturing engineering sector shows overall a continuing positive quarter for the third time in 2018, albeit with some declining indicators also evident.  Order intake, exports and optimism all remain positive at less than 5% above even, whilst staffing numbers and capital investment show double digit positive indicators. Scottish Engineering’s Chief […]

  • 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 […]

Blog Posts

  • NATIONAL LIVING WAGE & NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE31st October 2018 - 12:32 pm

    The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced increases to the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage in the budget, as from April 2019. Year                   25 + Over         21-24          18-20         Under 18       Apprentice […]

  • MORRISONS DATA PROTECTION CASE23rd October 2018 - 11:34 am

    The data protection breach claim against Morrisons Supermarkets has now been considered by the Court of Appeal. Morrisons have been found vicariously liable for the breach (upholding the original court’s judgement) which means that over 5,000 employees may be able to claim compensation for the breach and any losses suffered against Morrisons. An ex-employee – […]

  • SUPREME COURT RULING17th October 2018 - 2:14 pm

    The case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company centred around the bakery’s refusal to supply a cake iced with the message ‘Support Gay Marriage’, which had been ordered by Mr Lee.  The bakery’s Christian owners refused to bake the cake due to their religious beliefs.  Mr Lee brought a claim against the bakery on grounds […]


    The Court of Appeal (COA) has overturned the Employment Appeal Tribunal’s (EAT) decision in the case of Royal Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake, by ruling that sleep-in shifts do not attract the National Minimum Wage (NMW).  This case involved a care worker who was contractually obliged to spend the night at, or near, her workplace and was expected […]

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.