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Engineering Council launches new Strategic Plan

Published: 20/06/2017

The Engineering Council has published its new Strategic Plan that will steer the organisation’s work for the next three years, from 2018 to 2020. The plan, which was launched at the Engineering Council’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15 June, follows three clear aims …

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 …

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 …