Blogs



Laura McCorquodale: Why 'without prejudice' wording does not create a magical force field of legal protection around documents

A construction adjudication enforcement case in North Lanarkshire highlights why the use of 'witho ...

Published 20 February 2020

Viv Sutherland: Transition Time – Why the UK’s construction sector can’t afford to take its eye off the clock

Morris & Spottiswood’s strategic development director, Viv Sutherland, argues that the Bre ...

Published 20 February 2020

Jordan Hay: Transformation of UK land use crucial to achieving net zero targets

The climate emergency has risen to the top of the UK’s political agenda in recent years, with ...

Published 20 February 2020

Womble Bond Dickinson: Government announces more construction tax changes

Womble Bond Dickinson's partner Jeremy Smith, managing associate Michelle Essen and practice develop ...

Published 19 February 2020

Just A Minute with Grant Tod

The latest participant in our Just a Minute feature is QS Advisor Limited founder and Bstructured&nb ...

Published 19 February 2020

Sarah Alexander: Adjudicator's use of third parties

Dentons senior associate, Sarah Alexander, discusses the case of Babcock Marine (Clyde) Ltd v HS Bar ...

Published 18 February 2020

James Palmer: Shawfair’s ambitions to bring green power to its people

Highlighting the energy strategy behind making Shawfair as sustainable as possible, James Palmer sai ...

Published 18 February 2020

Will Scarlett: Don’t take huge potential of build to rent for granted

While the build to rent (BTR) pipeline continues to grow in Scotland, Will Scarlett from Scarlett La ...

Published 14 February 2020

Just A Minute with Keith Gallacher from Complete Weed Control

Complete Weed Control director Keith Gallacher is the latest participant in our Just a Minute featur ...

Published 14 February 2020

David Hamilton: Project managing the Edinburgh Biomes programme

David Hamilton says his work on the Edinburgh Biomes programme proves that skills are transferable w ...

Published 12 February 2020

Malcolm Thomson: Collective action by housebuilders to target climate change

Malcolm Thomson, sales and marketing director of Scotframe, details the need for collective action f ...

Published 11 February 2020

Shirley McIntosh: Legal sector faces new challenges thanks to property tax changes

Shirley McIntosh, tax partner at RSM, discusses the new challenges facing the legal sector amid chan ...

Published 5 February 2020

Nicola Barclay: Marking 20 years of Homes for Scotland

With 2020 marking the 20th anniversary of trade body Homes for Scotland, chief executive Nicola Barc ...

Published 3 February 2020

Euan Leitch: Scottish House Condition Survey & Tenement Maintenance

Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) director Euan Leitch reflects on the Scottish Government&rsq ...

Published 31 January 2020

Lauren Hazlie: Cladding – what you need to know for 2020

Trainee solicitor at Jones Whyte Law, Lauren Hazlie, provides information on high rise cladding an ...

Published 31 January 2020