Morris & Spottiswood’s strategic development director, Viv Sutherland, argues that the Brexit Transition Period is of vital importance to the UK construction sector. Brexit may have slipped down the news agenda for the moment, but the importance of the next few months to the future of the
Plumbing and heating professionals across the UK are calling on politicians to make room amid the Brexit tumult to focus on critical changes needed to create a resilient and sustainable construction sector.
The value of Scotland’s property market is on course to top £18 billion for the second consecutive year – despite rising homeowner anxiety over Brexit, according to new figures from Aberdein Considine. The firm’s Property Monitor report found that sales hit £5.3bn durin
The Brexit impasse is contributing to perceptions that Scotland's commercial property market is in the downturn phase of the property cycle, according to a new survey. Half of respondents in Scotland to the Q3 2019 Commercial Property Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Survey
Housebuilder Barratt Developments has moved to reassure investors it has the “resilience and flexibility” required to deal with the potential effects of Brexit. Issuing a trading update for the 15-week period from 1 July to 13 October yesterday, the FTSE 100 developer said it compl
New advice that confirms how Construction Products Regulation (CPR) could be affected by a no-deal Brexit has been welcomed by Scotland’s largest trade association SELECT. The UK government has announced that if the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a deal on 31 October, EU CPR will be
Research from KPMG UK has revealed that house prices in Scotland risk a 6% drop if Britain leaves the EU without a deal at the end of next month. KPMG has warned that a decrease of 10-20% is "not out of the question" if the market reacts more strongly than expected.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has warned that the construction sector’s patience with Brexit-related indecision is wearing thin after its latest industry survey found that businesses are being forced to “proceed cautiously” through the uncertainty.
A lawyer has urged employers to take steps to ensure they hold on to vital international staff post-Brexit. Matthew Cole, employment partner at Prettys, issued the advice ahead of International Workers’ Day on May 1.