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Mary Alexander, the deputy regional secretary for Unite the Union Scotland and co-chair of The Fair Work Convention’s Construction Industry Inquiry Group, is looking to find out how fair is work in the construction industry. The construction industry should be a great place to work. What could

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Four years after the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower, BLM partner Shirley Wyles lays out the legal landscape regarding fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes. While the catastrophic blaze that ripped through Grenfell Tower in the early hours of 14 June 2017 with the loss of 72 lives is the subje

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Digital agency director Frankie Healy reveals why his business and others won't be ditching their office spaces post-pandemic. My digital agency turns five years old this month and I am proud of everything we have achieved in half a decade. Little did I think we would be faced with operating in a gl

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Burness Paull's Kathleen McAnea looks at the implications of the current shortage in construction materials and offers suggestions for companies who may be impacted. In March there was much industry chatter about the materials shortage in construction and the impact on housebuilders.

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Lucy Black from Construction Scotland Innovation Centre believes that 5G has the potential to support and accelerate efficiencies in the construction industry. Recently, the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre held an on-line event that looked at the potential impact of 5G on construction,

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Kevin Reid, chief executive of the Cruden Group, looks at meeting the challenges of using more green energy and sustainable building in new homes. Later this year the delayed UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, will take place in Glasgow and it will come at a time when the pandemic has focused atte

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Housebuilders have a responsibility to ensure new-build homes are future-proofed, which is challenging given the rapid evolution of digital connectivity. Queensberry Properties’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies, takes a closer look at the ‘Internet of Things’ and the exci

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Paul Reilly, director in the Glasgow office of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, says the residential property market in the West End of Glasgow is losing none of its allure, with quick sales and rising prices. The west end of Glasgow is, in normal times, variously described as busy, buzzing, vibrant and

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