Opinion

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Claire Tait Clare Tait, an environmental advisor at Kier, discusses her route into construction and the hugely varied role that she carries out as a woman in the sector.

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John Forbes CECA Scotland member John Forbes outlines how Scottish SMEs could be adversely affected by the overly complex procurement practices coming down the line via the UK government’s £30 billion Crown Commercial Services Construction Works ‘Vehicle'.

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Allan Callaghan As the construction sector becomes more diverse and lucrative, there is still more work needed to ensure it is viewed as a genuine career option for those seeking an aspirational career, says Allan Callaghan.

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Lynsey Reid outlines the “agent of change” principle in planning policy. On 16 February 2018 researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh, Newcastle and Turku in Finland published the UK’s first live music venue census. The survey found that 29% of small music venues (defined as those with l

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Professor David Adams Scottish Land Commissioner Professor David Adams looks at public interest led development in Scotland.

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Charles Livingstone and Adam McCabe from Brodies discuss the Competition and Markets Authority’s plans to tackle anti-competition cartels in the construction sector. In the past two years the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has fined businesses over £150 million. With an increase in ti

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Keith Kilburn Keith Kilburn outlines 10 issues for employers, professionals and the supply chain to consider in the event of the insolvency of a main contractor.

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Andrew Mickel With submissions closing on the Planning Bill consultation last Friday, Andrew Mickel calls on politicians, communities, local authorities and housebuilders to work together to provide the change needed to deliver the homes Scotland needs.

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