Plans have been unveiled for a second office block to be built on Site 6 at Dundee Waterfront after plans for a hotel at the site fell through. In 2018, a council report revealed that Marriott was in line to operate a hotel on site six under its ‘AC’ brand.
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Clyde & Co recently successfully defended a claim in the All Sheriff Scotland Court against a dissolved company from a pursuer who had previously made a successful claim against another party, writes David Tait. The second action related to a former employer of the pursuer for whom the insurance
A former bookkeeper at an East Kilbride construction firm has been jailed for 28 months after stealing £90,000 from the company.
A public law and net zero policy development expert has joined law firm Burness Paull. Richard Lockhart was previously general counsel of national infrastructure centre of expertise, Scottish Futures Trust.
Iain Drummond, a partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn, considers a recent case that provides lessons for the construction sector concerning the enforcement of adjudicators’ decisions by companies in liquidation. The recent case of John Doyle Construction (JDC) v Erith Contractors Limited provide
Alistair McAlinden, Interpath Advisory's managing director (Scotland) speaks to Rosemary Gallagher for Scottish Construction Now about how existing advisors within businesses of all sizes can be supported on their journey and through any challenges. A perfect storm is affecting t
Rugby union legend Gavin Hastings OBE talks to SCN about his playing career, being a qualified surveyor and his new role as a business consultant for The Shore Group in Scotland. For the uninitiated, and possibly SCN’s younger readers, Gavin Hastings is recognised as one of the outstanding rug
A background in nursing may not be the obvious precursor to a career in construction site security, but when an opportunity arose to work for community interest company GTS Solutions, Tracey Smith saw an organisation with an ethos closely aligned to her own values of helping those in need. The only
After last month’s publication of a landmark report which outlined the diversity performance at City Building, Kieran Findlay and Darren Robertson visited the company’s Queenslie Training Centre in Glasgow to ask executive director Dr Graham Paterson about what drives its promotion
Specialist construction services supplier Groundforce has launched what is believed to be the first e-commerce site for excavator attachments in the UK.
Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCMUK) has appointed Iain McDowall as product support manager for Scotland. Iain McDowall joins HCMUK after a decade spent within the plant hire sector holding similar managerial roles at other high-profile companies.
Doosan Infracore Europe has signed an exclusive supply agreement with Netherlands-based compact wheel loader manufacturer Tobroco-Giant.
Yanmar Compact Equipment has adopted an eye-catching Premium Red paint colour across all its machines globally.
An Italian couple have won a nearly two-decade-long court battle over their neighbour's toilet flushing loudly in the night. The couple, from La Spezia, launched the case in 2003 shortly after their neighbours installed a new bathroom adjacent to the couple's bedroom.
A team of 20 ‘wallunteers’ have been praised for playing a major role in restoring a key feature at one of Scotland’s most historic homes. To date, the group has repointed more than 150 square metres of wall at Bannockburn House, the magnificent 17th century mansion which Bonnie Pr
An automated bricklaying robot has secured accreditation from housing warranty and insurance provider NHBC.
Ministers in India rushed to inaugurate a new road with a shiny new plaque conveniently before a spade has been put in the ground.