Blogs



Blog: A bigger Mac

Following the news that the Glasgow School of Art is choosing to rebuild the fire-struck Mackintos ...

Published 18 September 2018

Blog: Businesses need strategic IQ to stay ahead

Bruce Donaldson highlights WSP’s Future Ready concept and explains how the design of cities and ...

Published 18 September 2018

Blog: Constructing a more secure digital future

Recent government figures show construction firms are less likely than others to put cyber securit ...

Published 4 September 2018

Blog: The Case for Compulsory Sales Orders in Scotland – More Questions than Answers

By Colin Lavety, planning director at Barton Willmore The Scottish Land Commission’s recent vie ...

Published 31 August 2018

Blog: Why introducing Third Party or ‘Equal’ Right of Appeal would be a backward step

By Mandy Catterall at the Scottish Property Federation This September, the Scottish Parliament be ...

Published 31 August 2018

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