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To protect customers, the UK government has introduced a new code of practice and ombudsman scheme applying to all private buyers of new homes for owner-occupation anywhere in the UK. Finlay Campbell explains the details. The New Homes Quality Board (NHQB), an independent body established by Westmin

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The recent procurement award season went extremely well for Scotland Excel’s New Build Framework - winning Scottish and national awards for ‘Best Procurement Delivery’, but also winning the ‘GO Excellence Award’ at the national final. We caught up with Graeme Sutherland

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On 1 June 2022, two changes came into force in Scotland which change the law around when claims expire under a construction contract. The general starting point is the same – if a claim has not been raised within five-years of the loss, injury or damage occurring then (unless one of the except

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Peter Reekie, CEO of the Scottish Futures Trust and chair of the executive group of the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF), calls on the construction sector to embrace transformation. The construction industry is a vital, and sometimes overlooked part of Scotland’s economy.

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Robert Beagley, Scotframe's business development manager – self build, Scotland South and West, is the latest participant in our Just A Minute feature. How did you get started in the industry? Like many people when I left school I didn’t know what I wanted to do and the thought of a care

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In the first of a regular column for Scottish Construction Now, Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland director Gordon Nelson recalls his attendance at a Tech 2 Grow event that highlighted the help and support available to the trades and SME construction companies in Scotland. The Federation o

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Planning minister Tom Arthur and chief planner Fiona Simpson have written to update stakeholders on aspects of the work programme, heading into the summer recess period. For all of us, we have been working through what has been a particularly busy and important time for Scotland’s planning sys

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Steven Simpson from Cruden Homes (East) examines what lies ahead for the housing market, the challenges faced and meeting changing customer needs. Just last month Cruden Homes was amongst the winners at the annual Homes for Scotland Awards. Awards are always welcome, but they mean even more during t

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