COVID-19



Amey apologises for coronavirus sick pay policy

Amey has updated its policy on sick pay for self-isolating workers after the firm’s previous d ...

Published 2 April 2020

Network Rail moves to immediate payments for suppliers

Network Rail has committed to immediate invoice payments for suppliers in a move set to give thousan ...

Published 2 April 2020

Taylor Wimpey directors cancel bonuses and salary increase

Executive directors at Taylor Wimpey have agreed to cancel their bonuses and planned salary increase ...

Published 2 April 2020

Mortgage lenders seek 40% deposits

Britain's mortgage lenders have dramatically increased their loan-to-value deposits for house purcha ...

Published 2 April 2020

Property industry welcomes Scottish coronavirus legislation

Emergency legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been welcomed by the Scotti ...

Published 2 April 2020

80% of builders ‘left in dark’ by banks on coronavirus loan

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is calling on the Chancellor to address the blockages in the ...

Published 2 April 2020

COP26 UN climate change conference postponed

The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed d ...

Published 2 April 2020

City Blinds & Shutters collapses amid coronavirus crisis

Glasgow-based City Blinds & Shutters has closed down due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ...

Published 1 April 2020

BESA and Unite reach agreement on the Job Retention Scheme

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and Unite the Union have agreed a temporary sol ...

Published 1 April 2020

Scottish Government issues own guidance for buying and selling homes

Those buying or selling private residential homes in Scotland are urged to delay moving to a new hom ...

Published 1 April 2020

STUC: Major concerns remain over safety and regulation of non-essential businesses

Unions have emerged from their latest meeting with the Scottish Government with major ongoing conc ...

Published 1 April 2020

Video: Lighthouse Club launches COVID-19 crisis appeal

The charity that supports construction workers and their families is launching a crisis appeal so th ...

Published 1 April 2020

Lesley McLeod: Coronavirus may usher in a new way of working in construction in longer term

Association for Project Safety CEO Lesley McLeod focuses on coronavirus and what it means for the co ...

Published 1 April 2020

Climate Change Plan publication delayed due to coronavirus outbreak

Climate change secretary Roseanna Cunningham has announced that the Scottish Government will not b ...

Published 1 April 2020

And finally... CIOB sets up virtual fitness club

A new virtual fitness club has been set up by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) for its mem ...

Published 1 April 2020