Blogs



Ross Taylor: Coronavirus and the importance of construction contracts

Construction law specialist Ross Taylor sets out a series of guidelines for those working in the con ...

Published 26 March 2020

COVID-19: Construction site closures

Jane McMonagle and Juliet Haldane discuss whether the latest COVID-19 guidance should mean a closure ...

Published 25 March 2020

Fiona Harper: COVID-19 and working uncertainty

SELECT director of employment and skills Fiona Harper on the ongoing uncertainty around construction ...

Published 25 March 2020

Sarah Beale: CITB's coronavirus response plan

CITB CEO Sarah Beale has written the following message outlining the training body’s coronavir ...

Published 20 March 2020

National Planning Framework 4 – extension to Call for Ideas deadline

The Scottish Government’s Planning and Architecture Division explains its decision to extend t ...

Published 20 March 2020

Jonathan Seddon: Coronavirus and construction projects procured under JCT

Morton Fraser's head of construction law Jonathan Seddon looks at the potential impact of ...

Published 19 March 2020

Simon Allison: Coronavirus – a guide for employers

Simon Allison looks at common issues for employers during the coronavirus outbreak such as whether ...

Published 19 March 2020

Guy Marsden: Grade A office space shortage and thinking outside the city centre box

Amid the stark shortage of Grade A office space, Guy Marsden says it’s time for occupiers to t ...

Published 17 March 2020

Emma Marriott: Diversity: it is a real agenda item

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) board member Emma Marriott on diversity and women in ...

Published 10 March 2020

Blog: Construction and COVID-19

Womble Bond Dickinson partner Ian Atkinson and managing associate Michelle Essen outline key points ...

Published 6 March 2020

Julie Moulsdale: Confidence crisis in construction

Ahead of International Women's Day on Sunday, Julie Moulsdale from Perceptive Communicators details ...

Published 6 March 2020

International Women’s Day: The 28-year-old delivering new schools in Glasgow

Alanna Feron is one of the many women at Glasgow-based construction firm City Building taking a lead ...

Published 6 March 2020

Just A Minute with David Shaw

Sheppard Robson’s David Shaw is the latest participant in our Just a Minute feature. Name: ...

Published 4 March 2020

Christopher Dickson: Coronavirus – is there a contractual cure?

CMS senior associate Christopher Dickson discusses the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on constr ...

Published 2 March 2020

Dene Mitchell: More hotel owners need to look out for hotel fire hazards and comply with fire regulations

Dene Mitchell on the need for hotels to increase fire safety precautions. As Glasgow’s hote ...

Published 28 February 2020