Blogs



Blog: Planning for a Fairer Scotland?

RTPI Scotland director, Craig McLaren, looks to stimulate a discussion on where planning and plann ...

Published 20 July 2015

Blog: It’s time we started looking after Edinburgh’s tenements

Edinburgh's tenements are a vital part of a vibrant city. Andrew Milne asks isn't it time we start ...

Published 14 July 2015

Blog: Land Reform Bill – What are the implications for Scottish land and property?

By Jonathan Henson, Savills head of rural in Scotland The Land Reform Bill, published in the Scotti ...

Published 25 June 2015

Blog: Deal or no deal: Procuring a successful City Deal

Successful cities are those cities with a feel about them - a ‘buzz in the air’. A city which ...

Published 2 June 2015

Blog: CDM Regulations 2015 - transitional arrangements

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 ("CDM15") came into force on 6 April 201 ...

Published 27 May 2015

Blog: Securing the future of our industry

By Alan Burns, divisions manager for City Building There have been reports for some time of a ski ...

Published 21 May 2015

Blog: Why young people should consider construction as a career

By Puja Bhardwaj, assistant site manager for BAM Construction Despite the lingering stereotypes of ...

Published 11 May 2015

Blog: Scottish Liberal Democrats Manifesto: where small builds big

By Hew Edgar, policy manger (Scotland) at RICS The Scottish Liberal Democrats have indicated supp ...

Published 23 April 2015

Blog: The SNP manifesto: a taxing investment

By Hew Edgar, RICS, policy manger (Scotland) After consulting widely among stakeholders and its 9 ...

Published 21 April 2015

Blog: Public procurement changes are music to the ears of construction SMEs

By Ian Taylor, PfH Scotland Changes are afoot in public procurement that ought to be music to the ...

Published 10 April 2015

Blog: Judicial review – all change in Scotland

Darina Kerr, a partner at law firm CMS, discusses impending changes to the operation of judicial ...

Published 23 March 2015

Letter the Editor

By Vaughan Hart, managing director at Scottish Building Federation Dear Editor It’s good news ...

Published 19 February 2015

Blog: Open Doors 2015 - Why you should visit a construction site

By Leanna Fry, site manager at BAM Construct UK Ltd On 6 and 7 March, construction sites all arou ...

Published 5 February 2015

Blog: £80m worth of lessons to be learned

By Dundee Councillor Jimmy Black To say the £80 million cost of the V&A came as something of ...

Published 27 January 2015

Blog: Buoyant Scottish GDP figures don’t tell the full story

By Vaughan Hart, managing director at Scottish Building Federation It’s gratifying to see lates ...

Published 23 January 2015