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Welcome to Engage, the Engineering Council’s bi-monthly eNewsletter. Please click on our latest issues below. Should you have any feedback or wish to send through story contributions for a future issue, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by contacting Kate Webster at kwebster@engc.org.uk

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Engage, May 2022

Engage, May 2022

Published: 01/06/2022

The Engineering Council has consulted with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on the scope and implementation of the Professional Qualifications Act, which received royal assent on 28 April 2022. BEIS has confirmed that the Act does not currently cover professions that are voluntarily self-regulated by Royal Charter or other legislative means. …

Engage, March 2022

Engage, March 2022

Published: 30/04/2022

Signposting for refugee engineers is available on the Engineering Council website, on behalf of the engineering community. Find out about how to practice as an engineer in the UK and how refugees can access support around recognition of their qualifications and skills. We will continue to add useful resources to this page, as we become aware of them. …

Engage, January 2022

Engage, January 2022

Published: 28/01/2022

Engineering shapes our world and it is crucial to ensure the public has confidence that the profession acts ethically. Opinion surveys indicate that the engineering profession is generally respected by the public - the latest Ipsos MORI Veracity Index shows 84% of respondents trust engineers to tell the truth. But it is important that the ethical practice of engineering continues to evolve and we do not become complacent. New report ‘Engineering Ethics: Maintaining society’s trust …

Engage - November 2021

Engage - November 2021

Published: 29/11/2021

The Engineering Council was incorporated by Royal Charter in November 1981 to regulate the engineering profession in the UK. This week marks our 40th year of setting and maintaining standards, to ensure that society continues to have confidence and trust in the engineering profession. …

Engage - September 2021

Engage - September 2021

Published: 27/09/2021

RegCheck, an online tool enabling employers, clients or other third parties to confirm an individual’s professional registration status, is now available on the Engineering Council's website. …

Engage - July 2021

Engage - July 2021

Published: 02/07/2021

Our new 2025 strategy sets out our priorities, as the regulatory body for the engineering profession, for the next four years. The Strategy was produced through a consultation with key stakeholders, …

Engage - May 2021

Engage - May 2021

Published: 27/05/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate registrant Claire Herbison IEng MIMechE on winning the 2020 Baroness Platt of Writtle Award. This annual award recognises one exceptional Incorporated Engineer (IEng) who has achieved professional registration in the previous calendar year. …

Engage - March 2021

Engage - March 2021

Published: 31/03/2021

‘Making It Work – Using professional standards and guidance to develop engineering competence for a sustainable world’ is a public launch of the Engineering Council’s latest professional Standards and ‘Guidance on Sustainability’. …

Engage - January 2021

Engage - January 2021

Published: 28/01/2021

The EU Directive on MRPQ was established in order to make it easier for EU/EEA countries to recognise each other’s professional qualifications. From 1 January, 2021 this legislation will no longer apply to the UK. …

Engage - November 2020

Engage - November 2020

Published: 27/11/2020

The Engineering Council has been working to understand and establish the potential consequences of Brexit on the recognition of professional registration in the EU. …