The new process virtual mediation for construction companies may not be as effective and is also less secure unless certain measures are put in place, warns Ian Timlin.
Published 4 September 2020
Scape Procure Scotland has today launched a new framework valued at £2 billion as part of a redesigned construction framework suite which aims to provide direct support to the local economy and Scotland’s green recovery.
Published 21 July 2020
Lauren Hazlie, property solicitor at Jones Whyte, details the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the housing market by discussing the extension to the Additional Dwelling Supplement Tax reclaim period.
Published 13 July 2020
The threshold at which Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is paid will be raised from £145,000 to £250,000 as the Scottish Government steps up efforts to support homebuyers and help the economy recover from the impact of coronavirus.
Published 10 July 2020
New guidance has been issued which aims to ensure that moving home in Scotland can happen safely during the coronavirus outbreak.
Published 24 June 2020
Scotland’s construction industry will face a potential domino effect of insolvencies without some form of government intervention, warns solicitor Roddy Cormack.
Published 19 June 2020
Now is the time to consider the role of Modern Methods of Construction in the future of the construction sector, says partner Ian Atkinson and solicitor Ryan Lavers at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson.
Published 10 June 2020
Coronavirus has caused significant delay to numerous projects across the UK. But what if it is critical that a project still completes by a specified date such as a school or student accommodation? As steps are made to move out of lockdown, parties may seek to accelerate works.
Published 9 June 2020
Partners in the project top deliver the new Inverurie Community Campus are pleased to report on-site planning and preparation for the recommencement of building works is now underway.
Published 8 June 2020
ESPC has highlighted how the Scottish property market might move forward after the coronavirus lockdown measures have been eased.
Published 26 May 2020
United Capital, the Dundee-based building sector investment firm, has announced the appointment of leading employment lawyer Ryan Russell as in-house legal counsel and non-executive director.
Published 20 May 2020
A community development company has completed the purchase of land to provide affordable homes on the island of Colonsay.
Published 20 May 2020
Law firm Gilson Gray has appointment commercial property expert Mark Sabey as legal director in the firm’s Glasgow real estate division.
Published 6 May 2020
Sectors such as construction, retail and manufacturing will be given "particular consideration" when the Scottish Government begins to decide how to ease the restrictions of the coronavirus lockdown, the First Minister said today.
Published 5 May 2020
Ailsa Thomson breaks down the Scottish Government's policy to empower communities and ensure people benefit more fairly from Scotland's land.
Published 2 April 2020