Blogs



Blog: Apprenticeships make pipe dreams into reality

Apprentice plumber Zoe Hume wants to encourage more young people and particularly women to reconsi ...

Published 14 August 2018

Blog: Lifetime running costs overtaking other factors in property purchase decisions

Bob Dalrymple, head of marketing at leading glass wool insulation manufacturer at Superglass, dis ...

Published 10 August 2018

Blog: New thinking required to buck hard facts about Scotland’s housing market

Eric Curran, managing partner of independent chartered surveyors DM Hall, looks at the complex pro ...

Published 1 August 2018

Blog: Compensation events - the final word?

The recent decision in ICI v Merit Merrell Technology is the latest in a series of decisions in th ...

Published 1 August 2018

Blog: Concurrent delay and the allocation of risk: Cyden with the contract

In a judgment handed down yesterday, the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed a contractor’s ap ...

Published 31 July 2018

Adjudication: whether I’m right or wrong?

Shona McCusker on the English Technology and Construction Court’s decision in a construction cas ...

Published 30 July 2018

Blog: The heat is on and the spotlight is on construction

Lawyers Kelly Davidson and Chris Hoile provide a research-backed take on skin cancer in the constr ...

Published 30 July 2018

Blog: Scotland Excel: Building value for local authorities and the construction sector

Scotland Excel director Julie Welsh on how its construction procurement frameworks have changed ov ...

Published 25 July 2018

Blog: Community Empowerment - right to force the sale of abandoned, neglected or detrimental land

Following the transfer of the Island of Ulva to the North West Mull Community Woodland Company, Am ...

Published 11 July 2018

Comment: Transparency – democratic accountability – risk management – do these ‘buzz’ words really mean anything in Dundee?

By Bruce Forbes, director of Angus Housing Association Following on from a recent story in Scotti ...

Published 10 July 2018

Blog: How Scotland’s offsite expertise can open up UK business opportunities

By Malcolm Thomson, sales director, Scotframe It is predicted that the UK needs around 300,000 ne ...

Published 3 July 2018

Blog: The robots are coming – but people are still key to our future

By Rohan Bush, head of public partnerships and future workforce at the Construction Scotland Innov ...

Published 26 June 2018

Blog: Plot thickens on returning abandoned land to use

Kirsty Glennan, senior solicitor at Burness Paull, writes on impending changes to Scottish land la ...

Published 26 June 2018

Blog: Building a bright future – brick by brick

Bricklaying is not a typical career aspiration for young girls growing up, and I was no different ...

Published 19 June 2018

Blog: The Planning (Scotland) Bill passes stage 1

Alastair McKie looks at the details of major planning legislation wending its way through Holyroo ...

Published 11 June 2018