An invitation is extended to all members to attend the Group’s OGM. We would encourage as many members to attend as possible as it is your opportunity to have a say about your Training Group.
There will be two guest speakers coming along to the meeting, Ronnie Beattie from Glasgow Caledonian University who will speak to us on the following:
Glasgow Caledonian University are partners with The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), CSIC is here to support all construction related businesses across Scotland from architects to product manufacturers to facilities management. CSIC will work with you to understand your organisation and connect you quickly to the expertise and services your business requires.
Through CSIC GCU can support your company to develop your innovation ideas by offering:
• An entry point to the innovation support landscape
• To match your needs with academic and public sector expertise
• Access to potential funding
• Access to prototyping and testing facilities
• Facilitation of training and education Collaboration, networking, partnering and knowledge sharing.
CSIC will fund projects that address Business Innovation, Product Innovation, Process Innovation, Service Innovation. Project Themes include the following:
Design and Performance
Energy and ICT
We also have Colin Giffen and Donna Inglis from Henderson Stone & Co speaking about auto-enrolment and and will give an over of the following:
The basics of Auto Enrolment and a pension.
Why has the government introduced it?
What does it mean for an employee?
What it can cost an Employer if they don’t comply.
Choice of pension, why is this so important?
Additional payroll processes involved.
As well as hearing some interesting speakers, the event is a good opportunity to network with other members over a buffet lunch.