Blogs



Blog: Building a sustainable future

Clare Tait, an environmental advisor at Kier, discusses her route into construction and the hugely ...

Published 18 April 2018

Blog: Under the hammer - Compulsory Sale Orders explored

Scottish Land Commission policy officer, Kathie Pollard, looks at Compulsory Sale Orders. Accordi ...

Published 18 April 2018

Blog: Workplaces, not just homes, are the key to regeneration

Guy Marsden, director at Highbridge Properties, who are developing the Magenta site in partnership ...

Published 17 April 2018

Blog: Large framework contracts in the construction sector

CECA Scotland member John Forbes outlines how Scottish SMEs could be adversely affected by the ov ...

Published 28 March 2018

Just A Minute with Gerard McMahon, regional director at Esh Construction

Name: Gerard McMahon, Esh Construction Ltd Position: Regional Director (Scotland) Which newsle ...

Published 28 March 2018

Blog: Changing the face of a career in construction

As the construction sector becomes more diverse and lucrative, there is still more work needed to ...

Published 27 March 2018

Blog: Please don’t stop the music!

Lynsey Reid outlines the “agent of change” principle in planning policy. On 16 February 2018 r ...

Published 23 March 2018

Blog: Public interest led development

Scottish Land Commissioner Professor David Adams looks at public interest led development in Sco ...

Published 15 March 2018

Blog: ‘Smash and Grab’ adjudications – too good to be ‘true’?

Ross Cameron looks at whether a recent English case could curb “smash and grab” adjudications ...

Published 9 March 2018

Blog: Procuring a great career in construction

Manni Ferguson from Kier Construction examines the growing diverse range of roles for women in bus ...

Published 6 March 2018

Blog: Competition regulator targets construction sector

Charles Livingstone and Adam McCabe from Brodies discuss the Competition and Markets Authority’s p ...

Published 5 March 2018

Blog: Dilapidations – a question of timing

Chartered surveyor Kenny McDonald outlines the best time for landlords and tenants to get advice o ...

Published 1 March 2018

Blog: Insolvency in a post-Carillion world

Keith Kilburn outlines 10 issues for employers, professionals and the supply chain to consider in ...

Published 16 February 2018

Blog: Retrospective applications: it simply doesn’t pay any more not to abide by the rules

Alan Jeffrey outlines the ways in which the Scottish Government is cracking down on retrospective ...

Published 7 February 2018

Blog: Planning Bill lacks detail and shows modest ambition

With submissions closing on the Planning Bill consultation last Friday, Andrew Mickel calls on pol ...

Published 6 February 2018