On Thursday 8th March 2018, we celebrated International Women’s Day. Social Media was a hive of activity promoting positive messages for gender equality across the world. Within our industry it is clear to see there is a higher ratio of male to female and it emphasises the need for days like International Women’s Day to … Continue reading “#Pressforprogress”

The Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation

The Hawley Award was established in 2006, and is awarded annually for the most outstanding Engineering Innovation that delivers demonstrable benefit to the environment. The deadline for the 2018 Award is Tuesday 17th April 2018. The award is made by The Engineers Trust the Trust Fund of the Worshipful Company of Engineers, a Livery Company of the City of London. Prize A … Continue reading “The Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation”

Carillion: A crisis not to be wasted

The collapse of the UK’s second-biggest contractor has sent shockwaves through our industry.  It is a scandal which leaves up to 30,000 suppliers and 43,000 people with an uncertain future, including hundreds of young apprentices and graduates making their first career steps.  It is a hammer blow for the industry’s image, toughening the challenge of … Continue reading “Carillion: A crisis not to be wasted”

Check out the discussions at our Annual Conference – The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Towards Industry 4.0

We are still digesting all of the discussions and debate that happened at our  Annual Conference – The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Towards Industry 4.0 on 12 December 2017.  Thanks to everyone for entering into the spirit of the day, providing such open and honest discussions, and so much input into our future strategy and activities, … Continue reading “Check out the discussions at our Annual Conference – The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Towards Industry 4.0”

G4C Yorkshire & Humber Awards 2018

The Generation 4 Change Awards Yorkshire & Humber are delighted to be back for a 4th Year! These Awards provide an exclusive opportunity for the Yorkshire & Humber to celebrate outstanding examples of excellence and best practice within our sector. G4C is passionate about focusing on our future leaders and showcasing the talent in our industry. We … Continue reading “G4C Yorkshire & Humber Awards 2018”

Is data the new currency?

Data is becoming ever more integral to our daily lives. There isn’t much we do now where someone isn’t interested in monitoring our behaviour, trying to understand it and adapting some service to better suit our requirements. But do we consider the potential value of this data? Is there an element of monetisation that we … Continue reading “Is data the new currency?”