Blogs



Douglas Morrison: Taking future construction skills offsite

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s Offsite Ready programme aims to build the U ...

Published 21 April 2020

Ross Taylor: The potential consequences of communicating through post

Construction law expert Ross Taylor has called on businesses to come together and stick to digi ...

Published 17 April 2020

Gerald Kelly: Enough - construction needs to get back to work

With cash flow fast becoming a crippling issue with construction companies, general manager of the C ...

Published 16 April 2020

Michael Conroy: COVID-19 and the impact on JCT/SBCC contracts

With the Scottish Government and the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum advising that all non ...

Published 16 April 2020

Eric Curran: Suspending the housing market is unprecedented, but it is temporary

The sector should be assured that the housing market will return at some point, as it always does, w ...

Published 16 April 2020

Michael Conroy: COVID-19 and NEC Contracts

With the Scottish Government and the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum advising that all non ...

Published 15 April 2020

Shona Frame: Meeting of minds required for COVID-19 contractual issues

Construction sector specialist lawyer Shona Frame discusses some of the pressures the industry has c ...

Published 14 April 2020

Fraser Mitchell: Despite emergency measures, challenges remain for Scotland’s planning system

Fraser Mitchell, planning partner at Shoosmiths in Scotland, considers the impact of COVID-19 on Sco ...

Published 14 April 2020

David Shearer: Construction during a crisis - making people the priority

HFD Construction managing director David Shearer shares his thoughts on COVID-19 and what it means f ...

Published 14 April 2020

Bill Hill: Use health and safety fines to assist struggling construction workforce

Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity CEO Bill Hill speaks about the current pandemic and how the ...

Published 9 April 2020

Just a Minute with Phil Harris

Phil Harris from Vert Technologies steps up to participate in our Just a Minute feature. Name: Ph ...

Published 8 April 2020

Janet McIntyre and Gary Thomas: Coronavirus support for commercial tenants

Thorntons commercial property partners Janet McIntyre and Gary Thomas summarise emergency legislatio ...

Published 6 April 2020

Ailsa Thomson: Community Rights to Buy - where are we now?

Ailsa Thomson breaks down the Scottish Government's policy to empower communities and ensure people ...

Published 2 April 2020

Lesley McLeod: Coronavirus may usher in a new way of working in construction in longer term

Association for Project Safety CEO Lesley McLeod focuses on coronavirus and what it means for the co ...

Published 1 April 2020

Bruce Kennedy: Humanising the workplace

Looking to a post-pandemic work environment, Bruce Kennedy talks about designing workplaces that ins ...

Published 31 March 2020