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Morgan Sindall decides against resuming work on £250m Sighthill project

Morgan Sindall has reversed its decision to resume work on the £250 million Sighthill Transfor ...

Published 30 March 2020

Kier to cut salaries by up to 25% to maintain coronavirus efficiency

Kier Group has introduced a salary cut of up to 25% as part of a package of measures to continue ope ...

Published 30 March 2020

King's Theatre redevelopment paused for a year

The redevelopment of the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh has been temporarily paused due to the im ...

Published 30 March 2020

Moves made to lessen impact of coronavirus on Scottish housing market

Efforts are under way to help prevent further disruption to the buying and selling of homes across S ...

Published 30 March 2020

Contractors urged to review contracts

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has advised contractors to review their contrac ...

Published 30 March 2020

Public bodies given new guidance to support suppliers during coronavirus outbreak

New guidance has been published for public sector organisations in Scotland to support suppliers dur ...

Published 30 March 2020

Housing association tenant’s damages claim over property’s poor sound insulation dismissed

A housing association tenant who sued his landlord over its alleged failure to properly sound-proof ...

Published 30 March 2020

Construction industry urged to share personal protective equipment with healthcare providers

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is urging the construction industry to donate PPE (Person ...

Published 30 March 2020

Plans submitted to build 86 flats on former University of Aberdeen building

The Cater Group has submitted plans to build 86 flats at the site of the former University of Aberde ...

Published 30 March 2020

PRS energy efficiency regulations delayed by Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has taken the decision not to introduce upcoming regulations to improve the ...

Published 30 March 2020

Letting agents granted 100% rates relief during economic emergency

Letting agents are amongst a host of businesses which will be aided by rates relief to support them ...

Published 30 March 2020

Building Briefs – March 30th

Appeal lodged into rejected Aberdeen care home Developers behind a planned 65-bed care home in ...

Published 30 March 2020

And finally... JCB joins national call to action over ventilator shortage

JCB is poised to re-start production at a factory closed as a result of the coronavirus crisis in or ...

Published 30 March 2020

Construction bodies clarify working practices during coronavirus crisis

The newly-established Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV) has taken immediate action to p ...

Published 27 March 2020

Sector welcomes relief for construction’s self-employed

Support measures for those who are self-employed and hit by the coronavirus outbreak have been round ...

Published 27 March 2020