The Voice of Scotland’s Graphic Communications Industry
Graphic Enterprise Scotland Membership benefits
Industrial Relations and Employment Law Advice through the use of Croner on line. The service is aimed at ensuring employment issues are dealt with according to legislation and thus avoiding costly Tribunals. Where cases go to Tribunal we have negotiated favourable terms with a firm of solicitors, Maclay, Murray & Spens, terms only available to members.
Legal Expenses Insurance Cover through Croner at very competitive rates.
Attend seminars on small business advice and workshops organised by our Affiliate members, Chiene & Tait (Accountants) and Maclay, Murray and Spens LLP (Lawyers).
Competitive Insurance cover through our affiliate broker, Circle Insurance.
Through our Business Cost Consultants you should achieve lower energy and water charges.
An annual Safety Audit.
Advice on Accreditation – Safety, Quality, Environmental.
Opportunity to attend seminars on topics of interest to running and developing businesses eg. Marketing, Carbon Footprint Measurement, Cash management, etc.
Financial support for training eg. Modern Apprenticeships through the Scottish Training Scheme, exclusively administered by Graphic Enterprise Scotland as an Approved Centre by the Scottish Qualifications Agency.
Participation in the Governance of the organisation through membership of The Executive Board, and ad hoc committees that act as Project Teams on specific topics affecting business development.
Annual Negotiation of the National Agreement in Scotland with Unite, the union, where appropriate.
Attend Networking Events in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Lobbying of the European Commission on legislation that affects member company operations through our independent membership of Intergraf, Brussels.
Use of Graphic Enterprise logo on Marketing Material.
On Friday 22nd of April 2016, Graphic Enterprise Scotland held their first ever Apprentice of the Year Awards in The Lighthouse, Glasgow. The prize giving ceremony was conducted by James Vallance and sponsored by HP, Muller Martini and Maclay Murray and Spens.
We are delighted to announce that GES is able to offer a 1 day Health & Safety site assessment with our associate member JTMS (Scotland) Ltd. To support our members we have agreed to provide this service free of charge.