Blogs



Blog: Construction suppliers facing new challenges in 2019

Sarah Pengelly discusses the pros and cons of “living wills” for construction suppliers. ...

Published 16 January 2019

Blog: More competition law breaches by construction companies, against backdrop of declining sectoral awareness

Brodies partner Charles Livingstone considers more competition law breaches by construction companie ...

Published 11 January 2019

Blog: Top tips for SMES on building a healthy pipeline for 2019

Debbie MacKenzie, general manager at Proactis based in Aberdeen, provides some top tips for construc ...

Published 10 January 2019

Blog: Construction trends for 2019

Gary Danson, operations director at specialist repair firm Plastic Surgeon, discusses what he thinks ...

Published 8 January 2019

Blog: The future of homes for social rent: How modular provides Scotland with a solution to social housing challenges

Scape Group chief executive, Mark Robinson, on the Scottish Government’s fresh investment into ...

Published 19 December 2018

Blog: Appointing Construction Consultants – recurring problems

Scope of services, standard of care and correct contracting parties. Three standard appointment issu ...

Published 19 December 2018

Blog: Planning and Infrastructure: a little less conversation, a little more action

Planning partner Sarah Baillie contrasts the lack of ambition within Scotland’s Planning Bill ...

Published 18 December 2018

Blog: Home Reports have worked well for 10 years, but surveyors must always be open to opportunities for improvement

Marking a decade since the introduction of Home Reports, Eric Curran highlights issues such as lengt ...

Published 14 December 2018

Blog: Collaboration is key to boosting efficiency, innovation and profit

Lucy Black from the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre on the importance of collaboration in co ...

Published 11 December 2018

Blog: Challenger banks create opportunities for commercial property, but the sector must keep its eyes open

Alan Gordon at DM Hall Chartered Surveyors considers the opportunities that challenger banks provide ...

Published 11 December 2018

Blog: How we are influencing the Scottish Planning Bill

Craig McLaren outlines how RTPI Scotland is influencing the Planning Bill. In July I blogged on t ...

Published 4 December 2018

Blog: A career that lets you reach for the sky

Berratt Wong, a graduate quantity surveyor at Kier, explains how the company’s graduate progra ...

Published 27 November 2018

Blog: SEPA’S new licensing requirements: Is your construction site compliant?

Are you involved in a construction project?  If so, are you fully aware of the changes to SEPA& ...

Published 23 November 2018

Blog: Time to manufacture a stronger construction sector in Scotland

Hew Edgar calls for dedicated legislation to help tackle the growing obstacles which hinder the sust ...

Published 22 November 2018

Blog: Why the fragmented approach to construction has to evolve

Offsite construction specialist Innovaré outlines why the construction industry needs to ...

Published 16 November 2018