Blogs



Marion Forbes: When promotion is not always the right answer

Offering promotions to staff to prevent them from leaving is a growing trend in construction and cou ...

Published 19 March 2019

Scott Wilson: Partnerships are the recipe for success at MIPIM

Robertson Group’s executive director, development, Scott Wilson, discusses why the company&rsq ...

Published 13 March 2019

Martin McKay: MIPIM gives us a chance to showcase sustainable neighbourhoods

MIPIM, the international property fair, opens its doors today, and Clyde Gateway will be there as pa ...

Published 12 March 2019

Martin Robertson: Don’t let them suffer in silence

M-Pact Group health and safety manager Martin Robertson on how firms can combat the tragic effects o ...

Published 12 March 2019

Terri Tully: Construction - is it still a man’s world?

As the construction industry celebrates the annual Woman in Construction Week (3-9 March), Terri Tul ...

Published 8 March 2019

MacRoberts: CMA continues to enforce its cartel agenda on construction industry

Following the news that five office fit-out companies were fined more than £7 million after ad ...

Published 8 March 2019

Lisa Gordon: Painting a bright future for women in construction

Painter and decorator apprentice Lisa Gordon shares her career experience for International Women's ...

Published 8 March 2019

Andrew Woodrow: Addressing Scotland’s town centre retail challenge

Barton Willmore planning associate Andrew Woodrow argues that residential accommodation and flexible ...

Published 8 March 2019

Stuart Parker: Taking the ScotlandIsNow message to the world at MIPIM 2019

Morgan Sindall Construction’s managing director in Scotland, Stuart Parker, looks ahead to the ...

Published 5 March 2019

Joanne Casey: Joined-up approach required to attract women and young people into property and construction

New MD of housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel's English division, Joanne Casey, discusses her route ...

Published 5 March 2019

Martin Robertson: Don’t let them suffer in silence - how firms can combat the tragic effects of mental health problems in the workplace

After figures from the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) revealed that more than 40 ...

Published 22 February 2019

Mark Robinson: Taking infrastructure investment underground

Spending on underground systems will boost productivity and deliver local economic growth, writes Sc ...

Published 14 February 2019

Alyson Cameron: Finding the right path back to building a bright future

Alyson Cameron discusses her route into construction and dispels the misconception that a career in ...

Published 12 February 2019

Tony Cochrane: Construction sub-contractor left out of pocket after VAT case

In the recent J&B Hopkins (“J&BH”) Upper Tier Tax Tribunal VAT case, the court ...

Published 11 February 2019

Russell Munro: Winchburgh Village plan can provide blueprint for housing delivery

A model agreement between the Scottish Government, West Lothian Council and a newly-created joint ve ...

Published 6 February 2019