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ASC Edinburgh Ltd managing director Alan Cantwell discusses how CITB’s Skills and Training Fund enabled the firm to send an employee on a specialist design course; move towards Approved Training Organisation status and inspire young people on work experience to begin apprenticeships. When busi

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Morris & Spottiswood director for fit-out Scotland, Gordon Clyne, outlines how the companies can handle spikes in education sector projects during the summer break. As a business, we have been working in the education sector for over 50 years, and personally, I have for 15 years within Morris &a

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With the latest Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing 2 (EESSH2) targets announced recently by the Scottish Government, Stewart Little from IRT Surveys explains how asset managers can exploit technology to meet their obligations. 88 feet high, 88 feet wide and once around the equator. That&r

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SELECT MD Alan Wilson gives his views on the report into construction issued recently by the Scottish Parliament. In issuing its report ‘Under Construction: Building the future of the sector in Scotland’, Holyrood’s economy, energy and fair work committee said that it wanted to und

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WSP associate Ewan Jures on the importance of district heating networks. Scotland has been at the forefront of the climate change debate for many years and even more so in the last few months - having agreed to an ambitious target of net zero emission by 2045, five years ahead of the rest of the UK.

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Accountant Iain Masterton outlines key changes to VAT rules, details why they’ve been introduced and reveals what building contractors must do to ensure they are compliant. Forthcoming legislation changes could have a major impact on any building contractor business which is registered for VAT

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By Malcolm Thomson, sales director at Scotframe With the UK and Scottish governments keen to tackle the housing crisis – and setting stretch targets for the number of new homes - institutional investors have pricked up their ears to the potential earnings from offsite construction.

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Scotland’s property market has fragmented since the new millennium, and here, Queensberry Properties’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies explains the importance of why developers are increasingly tailoring development designs and specifications for particular locations and h

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Build to Rent is critical to addressing issues of a lack of housing supply but Scotland still lags the rest of the UK, writes Will Scarlett. With the news that L&G have committed to a Build To Rent (BTR) scheme for 338 apartments in Edinburgh, it is fair to say that BTR in Scotland is finally, a

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