Blogs



Fraser Lynes: The opportunities offered by brownfield land

Queensberry Properties’ land and development director, Fraser Lynes, says there’s no nee ...

Published 23 April 2019

Alyson Cowan: Importance of limitation clauses in collateral warranties

The recently published judgment of O’Farrell J in Swansea Stadium Management Co. Ltd v Sw ...

Published 18 April 2019

Blog: Why going plastic-free should matter to us all

By Alasdair Steele, head of Scotland commercial at Knight Frank When Blue Planet II was firs ...

Published 12 April 2019

Colin Lavety: Time to banish the green belt taboo?

Relaxing green belt restrictions will make it easier for developers to build on green belt land, wri ...

Published 4 April 2019

Stephen Good: Funding will support a construction innovation revolution – but we need industry’s help

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre chief executive Stephen Good reflects on an £11 millio ...

Published 2 April 2019

Blog: True Valuations – when can they truly be sought?

Solicitor Amy Drew of Scottish lawyers MacRoberts addresses changes to the law in the wake ...

Published 1 April 2019

Scott Craig: Preparing for Making Tax Digital in three easy steps

Scottish business advisors Scott-Moncrieff outline how the construction industry can ensure it is pr ...

Published 29 March 2019

Lynda Ross: The demolished development and the silent clock

A dispute about a demolished housing development in Midlothian has shown how a claim against consult ...

Published 27 March 2019

Heads of Planning Scotland: Resourcing the Planning System

Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS) offers to help the Scottish Government better understand the true ...

Published 25 March 2019

Kevin Stewart: Politicians must work together to avoid damage to Scotland’s economy

Planning Minister Kevin Stewart blogs about the need for Scottish Parliament to amend the Planning B ...

Published 21 March 2019

Marion Forbes: When promotion is not always the right answer

Offering promotions to staff to prevent them from leaving is a growing trend in construction and cou ...

Published 19 March 2019

Scott Wilson: Partnerships are the recipe for success at MIPIM

Robertson Group’s executive director, development, Scott Wilson, discusses why the company&rsq ...

Published 13 March 2019

Martin McKay: MIPIM gives us a chance to showcase sustainable neighbourhoods

MIPIM, the international property fair, opens its doors today, and Clyde Gateway will be there as pa ...

Published 12 March 2019

Martin Robertson: Don’t let them suffer in silence

M-Pact Group health and safety manager Martin Robertson on how firms can combat the tragic effects o ...

Published 12 March 2019

Terri Tully: Construction - is it still a man’s world?

As the construction industry celebrates the annual Woman in Construction Week (3-9 March), Terri Tul ...

Published 8 March 2019