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Lisa Mannion, an associate in the Residential Property division of Thorntons, outlines Scotland's new cladding regulations. New legislation to help tackle unsafe property cladding has been introduced by the Scottish Parliament and is expected to become law within the next few months.

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Liz Hamilton, senior land and planning manager at AS Homes Scotland, highlights the current housing crisis and the need for change within Scotland's planning system to support the delivery of new homes. We’ve recently seen Scotland’s largest cities - Edinburgh and Glasgow - declare housi

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With a consultation now underway about a similar post-Grenfell Building Safety Levy to one introduced to impose a levy on certain new builds in England, Ledingham Chalmers LLP partner David Scott looks at what might happen north of the border. After the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, the UK Gover

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Peter Reekie, chief executive at Scottish Futures Trust, looks ahead to what 2024 has in store for construction and infrastructure in Scotland, and sets out one area that all organisations should make a priority over the next 12 months. “The pace of change has never been this fast, yet it

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Kevin Reid looks at why supporting communities is more than a choice for The Cruden Group. With the season of goodwill in full swing, it’s a poignant time to reflect on how important it is for businesses to embed social value at the heart of everything they do. This has certainly become a

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Perceptive Communicators non-executive director Ed Monaghan discusses the importance of giving your communications team a seat at the table from the very beginning of a long-term regeneration/infrastructure project and not waiting until a crisis occurs to engage their expertise. Long-term regenerati

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Alan Ferns, director of structural engineering at Dougall Baillie Associates, offers advice to building owners and operators affected by RAAC. Panics come and panics go in the pragmatic world of engineering. It is part of the job to identify potentially intractable problems – and then bend the

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