Entries by Eileen Pirie

Scottish Engineering Brexit Statement – 4 July 2018

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    

EU NATIONAL RESIDENCY RIGHTS IN THE UK AFTER BREXIT

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 […]

Executive Interview – Paul Sheerin, Chief Executive, Scottish Engineering

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 Programmes

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 ASSENT

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  The Data Protection Act 1998 has been repealed and replaced by the Data Protection Act 2018.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 […]

2018 LEGAL UPDATE – Friday 7th September 2018

This seminar will provide an overview of recent case law developments and discussion of changes to employment law in 2018.  The following topics will be covered during the seminar: The Taylor Review – Good Working Practices Termination Payments – Revised Tax Treatment Discrimination Case Law Update  Burden of Proof, Disability, Shared Parental Pay GDPR – Where are we […]

Heriot-Watt University – Graduate Apprenticeships

Heriot-Watt University’s Graduate Apprenticeship scheme, which is fully funded by Skills Development Scotland, is a ground-breaking initiative, creating degree-qualified employees with the skills for your engineering business needs.  For employers, Graduate Apprenticeships are an opportunity to enhance business, by supporting current and new employees to develop skills and talents.  Applications are currently open for a […]

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 […]