Developments which reduce carbon emissions to tackle climate change and restore nature would be promoted under finalised proposals for long term planning reform. The revised draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) sets out sustainable policies against which planning applications would be assessed
A monitor report into Scottish businesses has found that 95% of firms in the construction sector expect their prices to rise, the most of any sector.
A quarter of Scottish businesses plan to permanently reduce their office footprint, according to a new survey published by Addleshaw Goddard. The latest Addleshaw Goddard Business Monitor report – produced in partnership with the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Instit
Developers, contractors and public bodies belive the majority of businesses in the Scottish construction sector will continue to positively rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a comprehensive report published today by legal firm Addleshaw Goddard. Reimagining Scotland’s Constructi
A new Holyrood bill which aims to make it easier to hold large companies and their senior managers liable for workplace fatalities represents a ‘substantial broadening’ of culpability, a leading Scots lawyer has said. Legal director at Addleshaw Goddard, Tony McGlennan believes that the
Addleshaw Goddard has appointed real estate investment lawyer Neil Hogg as partner to its real estate team in Glasgow. Neil Hogg brings almost 30 years of experience, as well as a strong portfolio of clients and connections in the hotel, logistics and office sub-sectors.
Planning partner Sarah Baillie contrasts the lack of ambition within Scotland’s Planning Bill to the bold, inspirational, collaborative and game-changing Connecting Glasgow Report issued recently by Glasgow City Council. Since 2014, conversations in the development and property sector have cen
Sarah Boyack The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Addleshaw Goddard LLP and Ryden have given their responses to a report by MSPs which contains a list of recommendations aimed at strengthening the Scottish Government’s draft Planning (Scotland) Bill.
A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about how land is developed and used has been introduced by cabinet secretary for communities, social security and equalities, Angela Constance MSP. The eagerly awaited Planning (Scotland) Bill follows a wide-ranging consultation earlier