Blogs



Blog: LBTT has worked – but a Brexit break might be due

By Rodney Whyte, partner and property and planning specialist at legal firm Pinsent Masons As a spe ...

Published 26 October 2018

Blog: Stage 2 scrutiny of the Planning Bill continues

Planning minister Kevin Stewart blogs about the Planning (Scotland) Bill and what’s next for S ...

Published 23 October 2018

Blog: BIM can boost your bottom line – interested now?

Colin Hastie, BIM consultant at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) reveals how BIM can ...

Published 16 October 2018

Blog: Building a model career in construction

Laura Closs reveals her pathway towards a career with Kier Construction. I always loved art and d ...

Published 2 October 2018

Blog: Construction and EU Procurement in No-Deal Brexit – has the government provided clarity?

Lawyers Kathrine Eddon and Michelle Essen focus on the impact of a no-deal Brexit and how leaving ...

Published 1 October 2018

Blog: Can you drug test your employees?

After a damning report claimed workers at Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium had early-morning booze ...

Published 28 September 2018

Blog: Simple change to LBTT could produce wide benefits

David Alexander, managing director of Edinburgh-based property management firm DJ Alexander m ...

Published 28 September 2018

Blog: Housebuilders who embrace ‘fabric first’ will reap the benefits

By Malcolm Thomson, sales director at Scotframe The rising cost of running a home set against a b ...

Published 25 September 2018

Blog: Off-site manufacturing - a ‘smart’ move

The construction industry needs change. Solutions need to be embraced. Off-site manufacturing is a ...

Published 24 September 2018

Blog: How digital engineering excellence spurred construction in Glasgow’s financial district

By Dave Holland, engineering director at Mabey Hire Rapid population growth and an increasingly den ...

Published 21 September 2018

Blog: We must bridge the gap this Scottish Housing Day for a brighter future

Avant Homes’ David Knight on the issues facing young and first-time buyers in Scotland and the h ...

Published 20 September 2018

Blog: A bigger Mac

Following the news that the Glasgow School of Art is choosing to rebuild the fire-struck Mackintos ...

Published 18 September 2018

Blog: Businesses need strategic IQ to stay ahead

Bruce Donaldson highlights WSP’s Future Ready concept and explains how the design of cities and ...

Published 18 September 2018

Blog: Constructing a more secure digital future

Recent government figures show construction firms are less likely than others to put cyber securit ...

Published 4 September 2018

Blog: The Case for Compulsory Sales Orders in Scotland – More Questions than Answers

By Colin Lavety, planning director at Barton Willmore The Scottish Land Commission’s recent vie ...

Published 31 August 2018