Valerie Surgenor Earlier this month, the construction company known as Construction Materials Online Limited was fined £55,000 by the Information Commission’s Office for breaching the laws on data protection and information security. Valerie Surgenor from MacRoberts discusses the case.
Pauline McCabe Pauline McCabe of Kier Construction gives her account of being a woman in construction, the path she took to getting there and her views on getting more women to consider a career in this sector.
Kelly Boorman Kelly Boorman, head of construction at RSM, on some possible ways to address the skills gap in UK construction.
Euan Pirie Euan Pirie from Harper Macleod discusses the limited "checks and balances" applied to project managers (PM) under nec 3 contracts.
Martin Peat By Martin Peat, Director, Richardson & Peat
David Alexander By David Alexander, managing director at DJ Alexander
Alistair Dean The 2016 case of Beumer revolved around a major construction project at Gatwick Airport and provides clarity on whether an adjudicator should, during an adjudication, disclose to the parties that he or she is also acting as an adjudicator in a separate adjudication involving one of the
Stuart Agnew GVA’s Stuart Agnew says investor confidence in commercial property in Scotland has been impressive so far this year despite ongoing political uncertainty.
By Conor Leyden, managing director of The LK Group Investing in new homes to help solve the housing crisis while dealing with government budget cuts is a balancing act that all Scottish local authorities are facing.
The Scottish planning system is soon to undergo reform following an independent review. The proposals under discussion suggest an increasing recognition that children are often excluded from considerations of place. Here, Dr Jenny Wood identifies five ways Scottish Government can improve children’
Theresa Hunt Burness Paull’s senior associate Theresa Hunt believes the construction industry will be disappointed with the Scottish Government’s plans to introduce increased planning fees.
Matthew Goff Matthew Goff, director of UK operations at Actavo | Building Solutions, explains why having a diverse workforce can achieve better results across the business.
Richard Slipper Richard Slipper of GVA on why Scotland’s new planning system should blend the best of the old with the new.
Mandy Catterall Government relations manager Mandy Catterall gives the Scottish Property Federation’s take on the coming changes in the planning system.
Scotland needs a planning system which nurtures growth and unlocks the potential of our people and places according to the Scottish Government. So what can we, or should we, expect from the draft planning bill which is expected to be introduced in the autumn, asks Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie’