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New measures to boost access to Modern Apprenticeships

New measures to boost access to Modern Apprenticeships

The Scottish Government has announced changes to Modern Apprenticeships will it said provide more flexibility for employers, including those in the public sector, while also widening access for rural communities, people with disabilities and experience of care. The measures were announced today by minister for employability and training Jamie Hepburn at the Scotland Policy Seminar: Priorities(…)

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Building Briefs – December 8th

Building Briefs – December 8th

First-of-its-kind commercial regeneration partnership pays off A business park regenerated as part of a new public/private funding scheme aimed at creating urban jobs has welcomed three major new tenants. The Dundyvan Enterprise Park in Coatbridge is the country’s first development backed by the SPRUCE (Scottish Partnership for Regeneration in Urban Centres) fund, set up by(…)

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Springfield Properties confirms £28m of developer contributions for Bertha Park

Springfield Properties confirms £28m of developer contributions for Bertha Park

Springfield Properties has signed an agreement detailing the allocation of over £28 million of developer contributions associated with its Bertha Park development in Perth. The agreement identifies the contributions the developer needs to make to support the new community and its growing population with infrastructure and community facilities. The masterplan for Bertha Park includes 3,000(…)

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Scotland on verge of new Spaceport site

Scotland on verge of new Spaceport site

Space tourism from Scotland could be operational before the end of the decade after Prestwick Airport struck a deal to benefit from expertise from counterparts in Texas. The Scottish Government-owned airport signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Houston Spaceport which will allow both parties to share relevant policies, processes and other information relating to(…)

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