Opinion

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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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The ongoing reverberations of the pandemic have made 2021 a unique year for the construction sector and residential property market. In this article, Queensberry Properties’ director, Steven Simpson, looks back on another challenging twelve months. As another pandemic-blighted year draws to a

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Clyde Gateway executive director, Martin McKay, reveals why Glasgow's newest sculpture, built using locally sourced materials, is the perfect symbol of hope. Glasgow has no shortage of public art and the people who live in Scotland’s largest city are certainly not shy in sharing their opinions

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