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Stewart Dalgarno, project director at the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) initiative, discusses how climate targets can be met within the house building industry. The end of the UN’s climate change conference COP26 marked the beginning of the hard work req

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James Ellis, chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Construction Interest Group, discusses the state of marketing skills within the construction industry. It’s difficult to think of an industry which is more understood, yet at the same time misunderstood, than marketing. Most peopl

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Showhome design is a constantly evolving art form. In this article, Queensberry Properties’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies, speaks with creative director, Suzanne Thomas of Blocc Interiors, on how to ensure new-build homes have a cutting-edge appearance. By its very nature, interio

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Iain Wardrop, associate director working in the Scottish Futures Trust’s Asset Strategy team, reveals how public sector organisations are increasingly looking to better utilise their buildings. Across Scotland’s public sector, there is an ever-growing focus on ‘place’ which r

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Planning minister Tom Arthur offers thoughts on the importance of open space and play areas, and encourages responses to the consultation for Open Space Strategies and Play Sufficiency Assessments. COP26 has reinforced on an international stage, how green spaces, with opportunities to connect with n

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Clyde & Co recently successfully defended a claim in the All Sheriff Scotland Court against a dissolved company from a pursuer who had previously made a successful claim against another party, writes David Tait. The second action related to a former employer of the pursuer for whom the insurance

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Following United Capital director Ryan Russell's call for more awareness and understanding within the building services industry regarding mental health problems and suicide, contractor McGill continues its parent company's United We Care campaign.

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With the building services industry having the highest incidence of mental health problems and suicide, United Capital director Ryan Russell said awareness is critical and understanding vital. As a former specialist mental health lawyer for over a decade, talking openly about the mental health crisi

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Donald Yellowley, a partner in DM Hall’s country department based in Bridge of Allan, highlights the possible rewards for farmers looking to sell land. While demand for all manner of land in Scotland has rarely been more urgent, the farm sales market remains stubbornly quiet, and shortage of s

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Iain Drummond, a partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn, considers a recent case that provides lessons for the construction sector concerning the enforcement of adjudicators’ decisions by companies in liquidation. The recent case of John Doyle Construction (JDC) v Erith Contractors Limited provide

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