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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

Sturgeon and Johnson at loggerheads over continuation of construction sites

The construction and housebuilding industry is struggling with mixed messages today regarding whethe ...

Published 24 March 2020

Public sector ordered to support at-risk suppliers with immediate payments

The UK Government has ordered public sector buyers to follow the lead of Kingdom Housing Association ...

Published 24 March 2020

Martin Cassels named new CEO at Galbraith

Property consultancy Galbraith has announced the appointment of Martin Cassels as chief executive of ...

Published 24 March 2020

92 new affordable flats to be built in Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council has approved plans submitted by First Endeavour LLP to build 92 new flats on A ...

Published 24 March 2020