Blogs



Ron Fraser: Why we must reform the way we procure our infrastructure

Procurement reform is right at the top of Construction Scotland’s priority, writes Ron Fraser. ...

Published 23 July 2019

Jayne Harrison: The legal implications of avoiding the construction gender pay gap

Employment lawyer Jayne Harrison discusses the steps that construction employers can take to incre ...

Published 19 July 2019

Alan Wilson: Time to make a meaningful impact

SELECT MD Alan Wilson gives his views on the report into construction issued recently by the Scottis ...

Published 18 July 2019

Jonathan Seddon: Does your performance bond do what you expect it to do?

By Jonathan Seddon, a partner and head of construction law at Morton Fraser If you are a develope ...

Published 12 July 2019

Ewan Jures: Is it time to get heated about heating new homes?

WSP associate Ewan Jures on the importance of district heating networks. Scotland has been at the ...

Published 12 July 2019

Iain Masterton: Contractors must prepare for potential VAT burden

Accountant Iain Masterton outlines key changes to VAT rules, details why they’ve been introduc ...

Published 11 July 2019

Malcolm Thomson: Thinking outside the modular box

By Malcolm Thomson, sales director at Scotframe With the UK and Scottish governments keen to tack ...

Published 11 July 2019

Tammy Swift-Adams: Life after the Planning Bill – moving from conflict to collaboration

The new Planning Bill gives Scotland just what it needs: a spur to replace conflict with collaborati ...

Published 9 July 2019

Blog: The Importance of Micro-Markets

Scotland’s property market has fragmented since the new millennium, and here, Queensberry Pr ...

Published 8 July 2019

Will Scarlett: Build to Rent (Scotland) comes of age

Build to Rent is critical to addressing issues of a lack of housing supply but Scotland still lags t ...

Published 28 June 2019

Patrick MacKenzie: It’s never too late to build your dream career

Having come to the world of construction later than most, Patrick MacKenzie is now going through Kie ...

Published 18 June 2019

Graham Marchbank: Local Design Panels need planners

It's important that developers behind housing applications understand that a design review is there ...

Published 4 June 2019

Shona Wilson: Construction – A Modern Perspective

Hart Builders technical services manager, Shona Wilson, gives a modern perspective of the world of c ...

Published 4 June 2019

Cockburn Association: Edinburgh – The Heritage City

Edinburgh heritage body the Cockburn Association has launched a series of thought-pieces under the h ...

Published 4 June 2019

Matt Grellier: Back-to-school for construction sector

Construction companies must embrace educational collaboration to avoid skills shortages, writes Matt ...

Published 3 June 2019