This week, the General Data Protection Regulations will have been in force for a year. This time back in 2017 we were all experiencing an onslaught of emails and texts from companies begging us not to leave them, desperate to be able to still hold on to our precious data. For many there was a lot of confusion and understandably some real concern about what lay ahead. Lists of things to ensure compliance seemed to be never-ending and GDPR was the theme of every workshop, meeting and webinar.
So, looking back one year on, what did we learn from this experience and what difference has it really made to data-rich businesses like ours?
Last Thursday was the Scottish Engineering Awards Dinner 2019, a night of celebrating all that is good in Engineering and Manufacturing in Scotland. Amongst the winners on the night was engineer, Angus Moodie of Aggreko UK in Dumbarton. Angus was awarded the Hammermen Award, a prestigious award presented to a young graduate engineer who has led a project that benefited their company and the industry in general.
Each month we celebrate the extraordinary contribution that engineers make.
The first reason ‘we love engineers’ for 2016 takes us from the Scottish Highlands to Las Vegas. This month, we celebrate the fact that Alexander Bain, the 19th century Scottish inventor and engineer, has been awarded a Technology and Engineering Emmy. Continue reading
This year’s Scottish Engineering awards dinner, celebrating their 150 year anniversary, was a genuinely stirring and thought provoking event.
It was kicked off in excellent, patriotic style by the award winning Scottish Power Pipe Band which served to focus the audience on the real significance of the event. Continue reading
Escape was delighted to sponsor and attend the 2012 Scottish Engineering Dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow. This year attendance was up by 25% on last year with over 450 guests and speakers making their way on a rainy Glasgow night to the venue. Many of Scotland’s leading businesses and Escape clients were represented and a real air of positivity was evident. Continue reading
Last night, the newly refurbished National Museum played host to the Scottish Leadership Awards 2011 gala dinner and awards ceremony.
Escape were delighted to host a table at the event which proved to be a fantastic evening recognising the best of Scottish Leadership and what an impressive line up in each of the categories! Continue reading
SCOTTISH ENGINEERING ANNUAL DINNER
Escape sponsored and attended the 2011 Scottish Engineering Dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow. As usual the event was very well attended with many of Scotland’s leading lights from the engineering and manufacturing sector present. Continue reading