Blogs



Blog: Construction safety: falling short

The British Safety Council looks at research showing that 65% of manual labourers haven't been given ...

Published 18 May 2018

Blog: Scottish construction businesses must be ready to ‘modernise or die’

‘Modernise or Die’ report author Mark Farmer believes that carrying on as normal is not an opt ...

Published 15 May 2018

Spotlight on mental health in the construction industry

Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week w/c 14th May, solicitors Kara Price and Sarah Wales discus ...

Published 9 May 2018

Blog: Planning for infrastructure at BDA’s Glasgow seminar

John Grainger reflects on the Infrastructure Seminar held by the British Drilling Association (BDA ...

Published 9 May 2018

Blog: Back to the Future?

After attending a public-interest led development seminar hosted by the Scottish Land Commission i ...

Published 3 May 2018

Blog: Isabel Garriga on being voted as next GIA President

Isabel Garriga from Holmes Miller, who was elected as the next President of the Glasgow Institute of ...

Published 20 April 2018

Blog: Building a sustainable future

Clare Tait, an environmental advisor at Kier, discusses her route into construction and the hugely ...

Published 18 April 2018

Blog: Under the hammer - Compulsory Sale Orders explored

Scottish Land Commission policy officer, Kathie Pollard, looks at Compulsory Sale Orders. Accordi ...

Published 18 April 2018

Blog: Workplaces, not just homes, are the key to regeneration

Guy Marsden, director at Highbridge Properties, who are developing the Magenta site in partnership ...

Published 17 April 2018

Blog: Large framework contracts in the construction sector

CECA Scotland member John Forbes outlines how Scottish SMEs could be adversely affected by the ov ...

Published 28 March 2018

Just A Minute with Gerard McMahon, regional director at Esh Construction

Name: Gerard McMahon, Esh Construction Ltd Position: Regional Director (Scotland) Which newsle ...

Published 28 March 2018

Blog: Changing the face of a career in construction

As the construction sector becomes more diverse and lucrative, there is still more work needed to ...

Published 27 March 2018

Blog: Please don’t stop the music!

Lynsey Reid outlines the “agent of change” principle in planning policy. On 16 February 2018 r ...

Published 23 March 2018

Blog: Public interest led development

Scottish Land Commissioner Professor David Adams looks at public interest led development in Sco ...

Published 15 March 2018

Blog: ‘Smash and Grab’ adjudications – too good to be ‘true’?

Ross Cameron looks at whether a recent English case could curb “smash and grab” adjudications ...

Published 9 March 2018