Housing will be given its own ministerial office after new first minister Humza Yousaf completed the appointment of his ministerial team. Consisting of 10 cabinet secretaries, including the first minister, the Scottish cabinet will be supported by 18 junior ministers, with Paul McLennan aw
For the monthly SCN column from the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Emma McKay shares information about the organisation’s CIOB Assist programme.
Eight built environment bodies, fire safety organisations and disability rights groups have signed a joint letter to the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, urging him to require more than one staircase in new residential buildings over 18 metres tall.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has added its support to a charter launched by Scotland’s Construction Quality Improvement Collaborative (CQIC), which aims to drive up quality in the built environment. The charter is designed to encourage organisations to commit to transforming the
Measures to address the chronic skills shortages in the construction industry by relaxing immigration rules have been described as a welcome boost, following confirmation of the move in yesterday's Spring Budget announcement.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is launching a range of resources designed to help construction clients achieve better project outcomes and create more value.
Jocelyne Fleming: Despite promising industry-led initiatives, more must be done to address Scotland’s skills shortages
The monthly Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) column continues with Jocelyne Fleming reflecting on her visit to Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on Construction. Ensuring the Scottish construction industry has a steady supply of labour with the necessary skills continues
Stimulating leaders within Scotland's construction industry to inspire long-lasting change was a key theme of a Culture Change Roadshow held last month in Edinburgh by the CIOB and Scottish Futures Trust. The event saw CIOB CEO Caroline Gumble and Graham Simpson MSP, among others, discuss criti
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has launched its new five-year plan, which focuses on quality and safety, environmental sustainability and closing the construction industry’s skills gap. The plan is the organisation’s roadmap to 2028 and aims to make modern professionalism in
The winners of the Chartered Institute of Building’s (CIOB) annual Art of Building competition have been revealed. The competition, the world’s largest photography competition positioning buildings and construction works of art, received more than 1,500 entries from across the globe, whi
Kevin Gibb is vice chair of CIOB’s Scotland North Hub and works as a senior building standards surveyor (BSS) at the City of Edinburgh Council. He has been involved in several high-profile projects, including Edinburgh St James Quarter, Meadowbank Stadium, and cancer units at the Western Gener
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has begun its search for 2023’s top construction managers and industry leaders with the launch of the annual CIOB Awards. The prestigious awards, formerly known as the Construction Manager of the Year Awards (CMYA), were first held in 1978 and are oft
The monthly column from the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) continues with Joseph Kilroy who looks at how stamp duty or LBTT can be deferred on properties to incentivise energy efficiency improvements. Introduction
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has appointed Professor Mike Kagioglou, FCIOB, as its latest Vice President Mike is Dean of Engineering, Design and Built Environment at Western Sydney University where he also holds the role of Pro-Vice Chancellor, Global Development (UK & EU).
Continuing the regular Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) column in Scottish Construction Now, Jocelyne Fleming outlines the organisation's support for the Scottish Government's reuse and repair culture. Sustainability continues to be at the forefront of CIOB’s policy work. In order t