Taylor Wimpey directors cancel bonuses and salary increase

Executive directors at Taylor Wimpey have agreed to cancel their bonuses and planned salary increase to enable the housebuilder to conserve cash amid the coronavirus crisis.

Published 2 April 2020

Mortgage lenders seek 40% deposits

Britain's mortgage lenders have dramatically increased their loan-to-value deposits for house purchases with Halifax and Barclays among those seeking 40% down-payments to fund buyers amid rising expectations of a housing crash. 

Published 2 April 2020

Property industry welcomes Scottish coronavirus legislation

Emergency legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been welcomed by the Scottish Property Federation (SPF).

Published 2 April 2020

Refurbishment work completes on Glasgow’s Sentinel building

Redevelopment works have been completed at the Sentinel office building in Glasgow.

Published 2 April 2020

Supplier Development Programme postpones Edinburgh Meet the Buyer event to 2021

The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) has postponed the 12th annual Meet the Buyer event until next year due to disruption caused by the coronavirus.

Published 2 April 2020

80% of builders ‘left in dark’ by banks on coronavirus loan

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is calling on the Chancellor to address the blockages in the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), as small builders across the country are struggling to keep their businesses afloat.

Published 2 April 2020

Crown Estate Scotland unveils £70m investment plan

Crown Estate Scotland has published a three-year plan which includes a £70 million investment in support of coastal community regeneration, green energy and sustainable food production

Published 2 April 2020

Diverse workforce pays dividends for Stephen

Perth housebuilder Stephen is laying the foundations for a more diverse workforce.

Published 2 April 2020

Ailsa Thomson: Community Rights to Buy - where are we now?

Ailsa Thomson breaks down the Scottish Government's policy to empower communities and ensure people benefit more fairly from Scotland's land.

Published 2 April 2020

COP26 UN climate change conference postponed

The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Published 2 April 2020