Blogs



Blog: Volumetric homes have the potential to be a smart and healthy housebuilding solution

Jon Stinson and Julio Bros Williamson, research fellows in the Institute for Sustainable Constructio ...

Published 29 August 2018

Blog: Real estate bounce-back could drive growth in Scotland’s vibrant economy

Grant Thornton’s head of property & construction in Scotland, Lorraine Macphail, on current ...

Published 27 August 2018

Blog: Delaying development, delaying growth

Keith Geddes gives his thoughts on the Planning (Scotland) Bill the threat of a new right of appea ...

Published 24 August 2018

Blog: Build a construction career by filling the gaps

Andrew Stephen gives his take on the current condition of skills and employment in the constructio ...

Published 23 August 2018

Blog: Building your brand as an employer of choice

Mactaggart & Mickel’s HR director, Marion Forbes, on how to recruit the best talent when the ...

Published 21 August 2018

Blog: Community Land Week: community land ownership becoming the norm

As community groups across Scotland are opening up their doors showcasing what happens on communit ...

Published 16 August 2018

Blog: Apprenticeships make pipe dreams into reality

Apprentice plumber Zoe Hume wants to encourage more young people and particularly women to reconsi ...

Published 14 August 2018

Blog: Lifetime running costs overtaking other factors in property purchase decisions

Bob Dalrymple, head of marketing at leading glass wool insulation manufacturer at Superglass, dis ...

Published 10 August 2018

Blog: New thinking required to buck hard facts about Scotland’s housing market

Eric Curran, managing partner of independent chartered surveyors DM Hall, looks at the complex pro ...

Published 1 August 2018

Blog: Compensation events - the final word?

The recent decision in ICI v Merit Merrell Technology is the latest in a series of decisions in th ...

Published 1 August 2018

Blog: Concurrent delay and the allocation of risk: Cyden with the contract

In a judgment handed down yesterday, the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed a contractor’s ap ...

Published 31 July 2018

Adjudication: whether I’m right or wrong?

Shona McCusker on the English Technology and Construction Court’s decision in a construction cas ...

Published 30 July 2018

Blog: The heat is on and the spotlight is on construction

Lawyers Kelly Davidson and Chris Hoile provide a research-backed take on skin cancer in the constr ...

Published 30 July 2018

Blog: Scotland Excel: Building value for local authorities and the construction sector

Scotland Excel director Julie Welsh on how its construction procurement frameworks have changed ov ...

Published 25 July 2018

Blog: Community Empowerment - right to force the sale of abandoned, neglected or detrimental land

Following the transfer of the Island of Ulva to the North West Mull Community Woodland Company, Am ...

Published 11 July 2018