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Black Voices in the Water Industry: From Talk to Action

Published: 20/07/2021

The Institute of Water continues its series of ‘Black Voices in the Water Industry’ webinars with a discussion between Ian McAulay, CEO of Southern Water and Peter Simpson, CEO of Anglian Water. The first three events resulted in a video capturing the highlights and aimed at attracting allies and making a difference. Next Ian and Peter will discuss what their organisations are doing to raise awareness of and combat racism and to support under-represented groups both in the workplace …

Building Safety Bill presented to House of Commons

Building Safety Bill presented to House of Commons

Published: 05/07/2021

The Building Safety Bill is expected to be presented to the House of Commons after 3.30pm today, in a statement by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. …

Welcome to new Engineering Council Trustees

Welcome to new Engineering Council Trustees

Published: 02/07/2021

The Engineering Council would like to welcome the four new Trustees who formally joined the Board at our 10 June AGM …

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Published: 18/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the following registrants on being recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: …

Registrants recognised in the IOM3 Awards

Registrants recognised in the IOM3 Awards

Published: 10/06/2021

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the registrants recognised in the 2021 Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Awards. The IOM3 Awards raise awareness of engineering, scientific excellence and idustry best practice. …

CLAAS UK wins the IAgrE 2021 Team Achievement Award

CLAAS UK wins the IAgrE 2021 Team Achievement Award

Published: 28/04/2021

Trevor Tyrrell, Senior Vice President (Western Europe & Oceania) and CEO CLAAS UK, has been presented with the prestigious Institution of Agricultural Engineers' (IAgrE) 2021 Team Achievement Award. This award is presented in recognition of successful teamwork and demonstrates what can be achieved with collaboration. …

Covid-19 and accreditation

Covid-19 and accreditation

Published: 15/04/2021

The Engineering Council and the professional engineering institutions we license recognise that Covid-19 is presenting many challenges for universities, and we are keen to be flexible and supportive whilst ensuring that standards are maintained. Anyone with queries related to either continued accreditation of programmes in light of changes in response to Covid-19 or future accreditation activity is advised to …

New CEOs coming to IMechE and EI

New CEOs coming to IMechE and EI

Published: 14/04/2021

The Energy Institute (EI) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) are both preparing to welcome new Chief Executives to their organisations. The EI has appointed Dr Nick Wayth CEng MIMechE FEI as its new Chief Executive Officer, while the IMechE has appointed Dr Alice Bunn. …

Engineering Council announces new licence

Engineering Council announces new licence

Published: 01/04/2021

We are pleased to announce that BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has received approval to assess its members for professional registration as Engineering Technicians (EngTech). This is in addition to the Institute’s existing licence for Chartered Engineer (CEng) and Incorporated Engineer (IEng). Paul Fletcher, CEO of BCS, said: “This is great news. BCS is delighted to have received approval to assess our members for professional registration as EngTech. Registration brings with it internatio …

UK Cyber Security Council begins as independent body

UK Cyber Security Council begins as independent body

Published: 31/03/2021

The UK Cyber Security Council – the self-regulatory body for the cyber security education and skills sector – today announced that the Formation Project to create the Council has completed, allowing the Government-mandated Council to officially become an independent entity, fully and only accountable to its Trustees. …

Coding Black Females join BCS

Coding Black Females join BCS

Published: 03/03/2021

Seventy-five members of Coding Black Females (CBF) have joined BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, in a move to create more visible role models for women working in the industry. Black women make up less than 1% of the IT industry according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS); overall, 20% of the industry’s workforce is female. …