Blogs



David Rennie: Opening and operating Project Bank Accounts

David Rennie, relationship director, public sector & higher education Scotland, Royal Bank of ...

Published 11 October 2019

Sarah Lewis: Affordable Passivhaus homes

Sarah Lewis, associate director: architecture at Hamson Barron Smith (HBS), describes the company&rs ...

Published 10 October 2019

Gordon Cunningham: How Clark Contracts is breaking down barriers to help eliminate stigma of mental health

According to MIND, one in four people will experience a mental health problem each year and in ...

Published 10 October 2019

Sally Orton: Protecting the mental health of those in the construction industry

HR manager Sally Orton highlights the support initiatives which Plastic Surgeon offers to help ...

Published 10 October 2019

Stephen Good: It’s time for clients & industry to show real vision and leadership if we want to transform construction

Stephen Good, chief executive of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, continues a series of ...

Published 9 October 2019

David Wilson: The definition of practical completion is now practically complete

David Wilson from law firm MacRoberts considers the outcome of Mears Limited v Costplan Services and ...

Published 9 October 2019

Malcolm Thomson: Tackling fuel poverty by building sustainable homes

Sustainable housing can alleviate fuel poverty, therefore, the higher upfront costs should not rule ...

Published 9 October 2019

Eric Curran: Why getting cladding right must not cause property blight

Well-meaning legislation put in place following Grenfell is proving a real challenge for the propert ...

Published 9 October 2019

Sally Thomas: Long-term investment is vital for delivering the housing Scotland needs

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) chief executive Sally Thomas speaks ahead of toda ...

Published 8 October 2019

Womble Bond Dickinson: Insolvency in the construction sector

In the past five years, insolvency rates in the construction industry have increased more quickly th ...

Published 8 October 2019

Nick Pollard: Mid-Market Rent legislation in Scotland, a costly historical anachronism?

Kingdom Housing Association’s Nick Pollard discusses whether the law regarding Mid-Market Rent ...

Published 8 October 2019

Will Scarlett: Leith and East End regeneration

Will Scarlett from Scarlett Land and Development gives his take on the £80 million Skyliner bu ...

Published 4 October 2019

Elspeth Carson: The future of business parks

Morton Fraser’s Elspeth Carson asks whether the rise of city centre living and office developm ...

Published 4 October 2019

Sustrans Scotland: New site to help businesses unlock the benefits of an active workplace

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland outlines how an active workforce can benefit your busi ...

Published 2 October 2019

Jim Young: Getting good infrastructure to create a sense of place

ICE Scotland chair, Jim Young, gives his regional take on ICE's latest State of the Nation repo ...

Published 25 September 2019