2018:

The Trust submitted evidence to the Campaign for Science & Engineering’s (CaSE) Diversity Policy Review. The Trust was included in Recommendation 1 (page 6) in the Review – Careers Strategy and Retention.

Dr Katie Perry, the Trust’s Chief Executive, also produced a guest blog on the Trust’s work on diversity and inclusion for CaSE’s website.

2016:

The Trust was a named contributor to Women & Working All Party Parliamentary Group 2016 Annual Report. The Annual Report made a number of recommendations relating to maternity pay, shared parental leave, returner programmes and best practice accreditation.

2014:

The Trust submitted written evidence to the House of Commons Science & Technology Committee enquiry into ‘Women in Scientific Careers’. Increased support for the Trust was recommended in Conclusion & Recommendation 28 (page 52) of the report.

The Trust also submitted verbal evidence.

The Trust produced a feasibility study, commissioned by BIS, to investigate a possible extension of the Trust’s Fellowship model to encourage more qualified engineers to return to an industrial engineering setting, having taken a career break, or transitioned into other roles or industries.

2013:

The Trust submitted written evidence to the Sir John Perkins’ Review of Engineering Skills, commissioned by BIS (BEIS). Increased support for the Trust was recommended in Recommendation 2 (page 3) of the Review.