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Matthew Goff Over the next 10 years, the UK’s construction industry could see a 25 per cent decline in available workforce. That represents uncharted territory, according to a report by Cast Consultancy’s CEO and founder, Mark Farmer. Commissioned by the Construction Leadership Council, the repo

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Neil Collar Why do Ministers call-in planning cases? Does it make any difference to outcomes? Neil Collar from Brodies discusses.

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What does a day in planning enforcement look like? A pertinent question for Katherine Pollard, the network manager at the RTPI’s National Association of Planning Enforcement (NAPE). Since my first day in 2015 I’ve been guided and am working alongside a dedicated voluntary committee which represe

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Mark Macaulay Strict rules rightly govern contracts awarded by public bodies, and, in some cases, by utilities. Contractors must make clear not just their costs, but also exactly what they will do: so what happens when the buyer’s requirements change during a project? Recent regulations which soug

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Stephen Good Stephen Good, chief executive of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, challenges the sector to be more adventurous to avoid standing still.

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The new Edinburgh St James development offers a fine example of the public and private sectors working together, says economy convener Cllr Gavin Barrie. After 40 years of trading, the doors have now closed for the last time on the St James Centre and work has now begun on the much anticipated £1bn

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Professor Karen Turner and Dr Fiona Riddoch from the University of Strathclyde Centre for Energy Policy outline why new thinking shows energy efficiency investment can cut costs, improve health and boost the economy. On 6th September 2016 Nicola Sturgeon announced a stimulus package to support the S

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