Blogs



Blog: Edinburgh City Deal needs to look beyond big ticket items

Toby Withall, office agency partner at property consultants Knight Frank’s Edinburgh operation s ...

Published 5 July 2017

Blog: Becoming a civil engineer – My journey

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, site engineer Gail McEwen tells her inspirin ...

Published 23 June 2017

Blog: From classroom dream to engineering queen

Graduate quantity surveyor at Balfour Beatty, Stacey McArdle, discusses her journey into engineeri ...

Published 23 June 2017

Blog: PPPs need tweaked to build vital infrastructure

Tackling negative perceptions of this scheme are vital, says Charlene McLaughlan from DLA Piper. ...

Published 15 June 2017

Blog: Fact over forecast in construction contracts

Mike Barlow from MacRoberts details a case regarding compensation event provisions of NEC contrac ...

Published 14 June 2017

Blog: An apprenticeship can be the start of an amazing career

Jennifer Gibson, who left school not knowing what she wanted to do and worked in a shoe shop befor ...

Published 13 June 2017

Blog: A new regulatory approach to Scottish district heating

What price will we pay for cheaper heat? James Forbes from Burness Paull looks at district heating ...

Published 6 June 2017

Blog: Increased planning fees must lead to delivery of an improved service

By Steven Black, planning director at JLL in Scotland Today the Scottish Government brings into ...

Published 1 June 2017

Blog: How good design can support inclusion of autistic children in mainstream schools

By Martin Peat, director, Richardson & Peat Children with autism have a range of particular n ...

Published 1 June 2017

Blog: How can you protect your construction business from bad debt?

Head of EQ Property & Construction Steven Todd provides tips to protect your construction busi ...

Published 29 May 2017

Blog: Self-Interest v Mutual Trust and Co-Operation – court issues guidance on NEC3 contracts

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has recently issued a useful decision in relation to N ...

Published 26 May 2017

Blog: Actively seeking designs for low-energy homes of the future

By Martin Peat, director, Richardson & Peat In construction, bringing a scientific approach t ...

Published 26 May 2017

Blog: Increased emphasis on ADR in commercial actions in Scotland

New requirements for commercial actions highlight a change in emphasis for alternative dispute res ...

Published 25 May 2017

Blog: Copyright infringement now top priority for property developers following landmark judgement

Jonathan Hyndman reviews the findings in the High Court case of Signature Realty Ltd v Fortis Deve ...

Published 25 May 2017

Blog: NEC4 – will the 'Next Generation' of standard contracts be a step forward?

Euan Pirie from Harper Macleod highlights the imminent launch of NEC4 The NEC has published a " ...

Published 24 May 2017