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Aberdeen family business starts year with substantial contract delivery

An Aberdeen headquartered industry services firm is set to complete a projected six-figure contract ...

Published 26 March 2020

Mactaggart & Mickel provides boost to food banks

Family-owned house-builder Mactaggart & Mickel has handed £1,500 to food banks who are hel ...

Published 26 March 2020

Building Briefs – March 26th

Funding secured for Hamilton Mausoleum maintenance Close to half a million pounds of funding fo ...

Published 26 March 2020

And finally... hub South West issues call for unused PPE

With building sites closing, hub South West has been asked to establish if those on its supply chain ...

Published 26 March 2020

Construction firms suspend dividends

Springfield Properties, Persimmon and Morgan Sindall have all revealed plans to suspend dividends to ...

Published 25 March 2020

COVID-19: Construction site closures

Jane McMonagle and Juliet Haldane discuss whether the latest COVID-19 guidance should mean a closure ...

Published 25 March 2020

£1 billion business support fund opens

The Scottish Government has launched a £1 billion business support fund meaning businesses c ...

Published 25 March 2020

SEC Group raises alarm over severe impact of COVID-19 on SMEs

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group (SEC Group) has expressed major concerns over th ...

Published 25 March 2020

Fiona Harper: COVID-19 and working uncertainty

SELECT director of employment and skills Fiona Harper on the ongoing uncertainty around construction ...

Published 25 March 2020

Glasgow factoring firm buys Aberdeen rival

Glasgow factoring firm Newton Property Management has expanded its business after completing a five- ...

Published 25 March 2020

BESA launches maintenance guidance for empty buildings

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has released detailed guidance on how buildings ...

Published 25 March 2020

Gender pay gap deadline suspended for a year

The enforcement of the gender pay gap reporting deadlines has been suspended for this year. Due t ...

Published 25 March 2020

Building Briefs – March 25th

New age exclusive development launches in Kinross A new development aimed at baby boomer buyers ...

Published 25 March 2020

And finally... ‘Can you see yourself being quarantined here?’ prospective home buyers asked

Estate agents looking to sell homes during the coronavirus outbreak are experimenting with new strat ...

Published 25 March 2020

Construction sites close across Scotland amid coronavirus lockdown

Springfield Properties, Barratt Developments, McTaggart Construction and ISG are among a number ...

Published 24 March 2020