International Women's Day 2018



Nicola Barclay, chief executive at Homes for Scotland

With seemingly perfect timing for International Women’s Day, Homes for Scotland chief executive Nicola Barclay recently addressed the annual dinner of the Association of Women in Property’s Central Scotland branch, which draws members from across the many different disciplines in the property industry.

Published 8 March 2018

Round table discussion with Mactaggart & Mickel’s architectural team

SCN speaks to five female members of the architectural team at Mactaggart & Mickel Homes about their roles, balancing home and work priorities, and why designing houses is not ‘plain vanilla’.

Published 8 March 2018

Setting my ‘sites’ on a thriving career in construction

From enrolling at Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland to working on Edinburgh College of Art, site manager Amanda Byrne tells SCN how her journey has led to a rewarding career at Kier Construction Scotland.

Published 8 March 2018

Counting my blessings for my career in construction

Kier Construction Scotland’s assistant quantity surveyor, Ashley Dunsmore, says she got the construction bug by watching ‘Megastructures’ and haggling at foreign markets.

Published 8 March 2018

Construction is not just about getting your hands dirty

After spending some time in Greece, Kier Construction Scotland’s Pauline McCabe reveals the personal reasons for returning to Scotland and working in health and safety.

Published 8 March 2018

Jeanette MacIntyre, managing director at Indeglas Limited

Having worked on projects for some of the world’s largest companies, negotiated a management buyout and played a part in delivering a multi award-winning building, Jeanette MacIntyre shares her story with SCN.

Published 8 March 2018

City Building constructs bright future for women

With City Building making great strides in attracting women into the industry and helping them to progress, SCN catches up with four of its brightest employees who are each taking their opportunities to blaze their own trail in the sector.

Published 8 March 2018

Q&A with Anna Chambers, account director at Perceptive Communicators

After studying architecture, Anna Chambers saw a different route into construction with Perceptive Communicators, a firm with extensive experience of raising the profile of clients in the industry.

Published 8 March 2018

Ready Steady Girls Construct

BAM Construction and hub West Scotland have launched a new skills programme with pupils from Lourdes Secondary in Glasgow’s south-side.

Published 8 March 2018