Four of the UK's biggest housing developers are being investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over concerns they may have broken consumer protection law in relation to leasehold homes.
Housebuilder Barratt Development is looking ahead with "cautious optimism" and renewing its focus on medium-term targets after revealing it took a £74.3 million hit on COVID-19-related costs. The company said pre-tax profit had fallen by 46% to £492m for the year to 30th June 2
Homes for Scotland has unveiled the shortlisted candidates for its Development of the Year - large. The trade body has announced there will be no winners of its 2020 Awards this year, but all shortlisted candidates will be revealed to recognise the efforts of successful submissions.
Homes for Scotland has unveiled the shortlisted candidates for its Development of the Year - medium. The trade body has announced there will be no winners of its 2020 Awards this year, but all shortlisted candidates will be revealed to recognise the efforts of successful submissions.
Barratt Homes has donated and fundraised over £6,800 to help local initiatives across the east of Scotland. From January to June, the Edinburgh School Uniform Bank, PlayMidlothian, Cramond Playgroup, Social Bite, Edinburgh Women’s Aid and Ashlee’s Neuroblastoma Appeal all received
Barratt Homes West Scotland has lost its appeal against Stirling Council’s refusal for 265 new homes to be built in Cambusbarron. Councillors rejected plans for the Seven Sisters Field development off Polmaise Road in December, which had attracted a 230 signature petition from locals.
The threshold at which Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is paid will be raised from £145,000 to £250,000 as the Scottish Government steps up efforts to support homebuyers and help the economy recover from the impact of coronavirus.
Barratt Homes has donated £1,000 to a foodbank in the west of Scotland, to help continue providing food and support to those in need. Coatbridge Community Foodbank received £1,000 as part of Barratt Homes Scotland West’s Community Fund, and will be using its donation
Thirteen site managers for Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes have won a top national award for quality from the National House Building Council (NHBC). Site managers from Culloden West in Inverness, Westburn Gardens in Aberdeen, Preston Square in East Lothian, Heritage Grange in Edinburgh and mor
Barratt Developments has apologised after a letter it sent to suppliers warning that their pay rates would be slashed by 15% was “sent in error”. The Times reports that the letter, sent by the housebuilder’s Manchester office, detailed cuts for bricklayers and labourers, the abolis
Across the world, no matter the culture or country, the concept of home has always been important. And for many of us, the heartbeat of the home is the living room. It’s the place we gather with family, catch up with friends, and of course relax with the latest box set.