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Engineering profession says new industrial strategy must deliver on long-term vision and transcend party politics

Published: 24/04/2017

The UK engineering profession has called on government to ensure that the industrial strategy brings stability and enables UK industry, academia, government and investors to work together to achieve long-term, sustainable growth. Investment in skills and the professional development of the UK's existing workforce are highlighted …

Engineering Council recruiting Marketing and Communications Manager

Engineering Council recruiting Marketing and Communications Manager

Published: 13/04/2017

The Engineering Council is searching for the right person to become its next Marketing and Communications Manager …

New Apprenticeship levy launched

New Apprenticeship levy launched

Published: 06/04/2017

A new Apprenticeship levy has been launched as part of a skills shake up. It is designed to encourage employers to invest in high-quality Apprenticeships …

Sign up for the WES Annual Conference 2017

Sign up for the WES Annual Conference 2017

Published: 05/04/2017

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) will hold its Annual Conference in May, including guest speakers, interactive workshops, sessions on different topics and networking opportunities …

Review of UK engineering profession published

Review of UK engineering profession published

Published: 03/04/2017

A review of the UK engineering profession commissioned by three professional engineering institutions has been published …

Semta Skills Awards celebrate best in Britain’s engineering

Semta Skills Awards celebrate best in Britain’s engineering

Published: 23/03/2017

Winners of the Semta Skills Awards were announced across nine categories, including 23-year-old engineer Philippa Dressler-Pearson who scooped the overall Best of British Engineering award …

Hawley Award helped past winner boost her venture to reduce food waste

Hawley Award helped past winner boost her venture to reduce food waste

Published: 21/03/2017

As 2017 Hawley Award dealine looms near, on Tuesday 18 April 2017, last year's winner Solveiga Pakštaitė talks of how important the £5,000 prize was for her project Bump Mark …

Free recruitment fair for engineering and construction professionals

Free recruitment fair for engineering and construction professionals

Published: 20/03/2017

The National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition is taking place from 31 March and 1 April at the NEC in Birmingham …

Rise in number of professionally registered women engineers and technicians, according to Engineering Council report

Rise in number of professionally registered women engineers and technicians, according to Engineering Council report

Published: 16/03/2017

The Engineering Council’s Annual Registration Statistics Report shows that the number of women who became professionally registered last year increased by over 19% compared to 2015, with women representing almost 11% (1,072) of all new registrations in 2016 …

Deadline approaches for institutions to nominate new Incorporated Engineers for award

Deadline approaches for institutions to nominate new Incorporated Engineers for award

Published: 15/03/2017

Institutions have until Tuesday 11 April 2017 to nominate their best new Incorporated Engineers for the Baroness Platt of Writtle Award …

Nominations open for top 50 women in engineering

Nominations open for top 50 women in engineering

Published: 15/03/2017

The Telegraph has opened for nominations to find the Top 50 Women in Engineering. The list, supported by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), will be published to coincide with the International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on 23 June …