Blogs



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

Blog: Procuring a great career in construction

Manni Ferguson from Kier Construction examines the growing diverse range of roles for women in bus ...

Published 6 March 2018

Blog: Competition regulator targets construction sector

Charles Livingstone and Adam McCabe from Brodies discuss the Competition and Markets Authority’s p ...

Published 5 March 2018

Blog: Dilapidations – a question of timing

Chartered surveyor Kenny McDonald outlines the best time for landlords and tenants to get advice o ...

Published 1 March 2018

Blog: Insolvency in a post-Carillion world

Keith Kilburn outlines 10 issues for employers, professionals and the supply chain to consider in ...

Published 16 February 2018

Blog: Retrospective applications: it simply doesn’t pay any more not to abide by the rules

Alan Jeffrey outlines the ways in which the Scottish Government is cracking down on retrospective ...

Published 7 February 2018

Blog: Planning Bill lacks detail and shows modest ambition

With submissions closing on the Planning Bill consultation last Friday, Andrew Mickel calls on pol ...

Published 6 February 2018

Blog: A cautionary tale for the UK construction industry

Peter Webb informs construction industry bosses about their responsibilities when it comes to paying ...

Published 6 February 2018

Blog: A recovering housing market means the time is right to ‘go private’

Paul Kelly reveals the one change he believes would have a significantly positive effect on helpin ...

Published 5 February 2018

Blog: Retentions: has the construction industry had enough following the Carillion disaster?

By Jonathan Hyndman, Partner at Rosling King The use of cash retentions is common place in the c ...

Published 30 January 2018

Blog: Tools to weather an insolvency storm in the construction industry

In the wake of Carillion's collapse, Shona McCusker looks at the contractual protections availab ...

Published 26 January 2018

Blog: Scotland's churches are part of our national treasure, but valuation presents a professional challenge

Chartered surveyor Adam Jennings on the intricacies of valuing churches. Scotland's churches are ...

Published 25 January 2018