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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 …

EngineeringUK Chief Executive to step down

EngineeringUK Chief Executive to step down

Published: 13/03/2017

The Chief Executive of EngineeringUK, Paul Jackson, has decided to step down after eight years in the role and will leave the organisation in July 2017 …

Last chance to give views in industrial strategy survey

Last chance to give views in industrial strategy survey

Published: 07/03/2017

The UK engineering profession is preparing a collective response to the government’s green paper Building our Industrial Strategy. An online survey, which closes at midday on Monday 13 March, is gathering engineers' views to inform this response …

Engineering Council supports tenth National Apprenticeship Week

Engineering Council supports tenth National Apprenticeship Week

Published: 06/03/2017

The Engineering Council has launched a special web page to support the tenth National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW17), which runs from 6 to 10 March 2017 …

Employers to turn out for the Apprentice Engineer Show

Employers to turn out for the Apprentice Engineer Show

Published: 21/02/2017

UK engineering businesses will be exhibiting at the 2017 Apprentice Engineer Show on 25 October at the Derby Roundhouse, Derby. Tickets to the event are free …

EngineeringUK publishes 2017 state of engineering report

EngineeringUK publishes 2017 state of engineering report

Published: 21/02/2017

EngineeringUK has published its annual report analysing the state of the engineering industry in the UK. It provides some positive signs for Apprenticeships but ongoing concern over the need to attract and retain more people in the industry …

Are you a future engineering star?

Are you a future engineering star?

Published: 20/02/2017

A competition is searching for the future stars of UK engineering, with a £10,000 cash prize for the overall winner. The Future of Engineering competition is aimed at emerging talent and aims to discover and promote the best of the UK’s future leaders in engineering …

Taylor Centre opens to support engineering innovators

Taylor Centre opens to support engineering innovators

Published: 20/02/2017

The Royal Academy of Engineering has opened the Taylor Centre, providing engineering technology entrepreneurs a brand new flexible meeting and workspace to work, network and develop their skills …

Alasdair Coates appointed new CEO of Engineering Council

Alasdair Coates appointed new CEO of Engineering Council

Published: 20/02/2017

Alasdair Coates has been appointed the Engineering Council’s new Chief Executive Officer and will step into the role on 13 March 2017. In the interim Deputy CEO Paul Bailey will provide continuity as Acting CEO, a role he has been carrying out since the end of January when former CEO Jon Prichard left to become Chief Executive at the Institution of Chemical Engineers …

Big Bang Fair calls on STEM community to inspire the next generation of engineers

Big Bang Fair calls on STEM community to inspire the next generation of engineers

Published: 17/02/2017

Registration is still open for the 2017 Big Bang Fair. Organisers are calling on the STEM community to play their part in inspiring the next generation at the NEC in Birmingham from 15 to 18 March …

WISE Awards 2017 open for nominations

WISE Awards 2017 open for nominations

Published: 17/02/2017

Nominations have opened for the 2017 WISE Awards. The annual event recognises inspiring organisations and individuals who are actively promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to girls and women …