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Lorna Gibson, training director at QTS Group, provides her thoughts on how to engage more women in the rail industry. There's an undeniable skills shortage across the rail sector that’s been growing for years, and a lack of gender inclusivity has further exacerbated the problem. Research

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Resurgence in demand as weight of capital chasing the student sector continues to grow, according to Chris Macfarlane, director of Lismore Real Estate Advisors. The Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) market is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK and is currently witnessing strong de

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Pinsent Masons partner Katherine Metcalfe discusses the expansion of the Single Building Assessment programme. The Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme continues to generate law reform with the announcement yesterday that the Single Building Assessment (SBS) programme

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Andrew Kubski, director of development and asset management at WSHA, believes a pioneering housing project in Glasgow can offer insights for other projects wanting to procure and develop to the Passivhaus standard. West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) is currently developing the largest

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Christoph Ackermann, a principal at BDP, outlines how good design of healthcare buildings can deliver improved wellbeing for all. What is a hospital’s primary purpose? To offer a diagnosis for disease. To treat the sick and injured. Or to provide shelter in a series of buildings for those duri

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Ash Sheikh, sales and marketing director of Muir Homes, describes how developers are factoring in the needs of home workers into the designs of new homes. Homeworking or a combination of work split between home and office is here to stay. All the evidence points to the hybrid work pattern remaining,

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The built environment impacts hugely on the quality of our lives – and by extension on our health and wellbeing. Karen Anderson argues that wellbeing should be a key mission of architecture and urban design. "Architecture is an art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotio

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Amy Pairman, associate and construction law expert at Brodies LLP, explores the practicalities of what needs to be done, now the restrictions on rebated fuels are in place. WHAT'S CHANGED

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Leona Duff, a solicitor in Anderson Strathern LLP’s commercial litigation team, outlines the new limitation rules being introduced under the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 from 1 June 2022. The law

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