COVID-19



Katy Christiansen: Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in July 2020

At the end of May 2020, the Government confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Support Scheme ( ...

Published 10 August 2020

Chris Thompson, AAB: Scottish Government support for SME housebuilders

The Scottish Government has launched a £100 million Emergency Loan Fund for Scottish SM ...

Published 10 August 2020

CICV Forum issues new range of health and safety guidance

As Scotland’s building sector continues its recovery, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Fo ...

Published 5 August 2020

Scotland had highest percentage of construction staff on furlough

Three quarters (75%) of eligible employees in the Scottish construction sector have been furloughed ...

Published 16 July 2020

CICV Forum animations urge construction workers to stay safe away from site

As the easing of lockdown measures continues across Scotland, the Construction Industry Coronavirus ...

Published 16 July 2020

Construction moves to next stage of COVID-19 restart after PPE supply assurances

Close working can now take place on construction sites as the sector commences Phase 4 of its restar ...

Published 15 July 2020

Site operating procedures are ‘inadequate’ and undermine correct use of PPE, says Unite

Construction union Unite has stated that it will not support the latest version of the Construction ...

Published 10 July 2020

CICV Forum welcomes new member and creates consultant sub-group

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has welcomed a new member to its ranks an ...

Published 6 July 2020

New COVID-19 planning guidance and advice notes unveiled

The Scottish Government has issued a raft of new planning guidance and advice notes to assist with t ...

Published 3 July 2020

Simon Capaldi: COVID-19 will accelerate the evolution of business’ approach to office-based working

Social distancing has turned our lives upside down and at short notice businesses adapted to remot ...

Published 1 July 2020

RTPI urges governments to make planners central to sustainable post-COVID recovery

Governments across the UK and Ireland must capitalise on the expertise of planners to achieve a sust ...

Published 29 June 2020

Scottish residential property market set to re-open ‘with a bang’

Estates agents are preparing for growing interest from buyers as Scotland’s housing market reo ...

Published 29 June 2020

RICS issues COVID-19 guidance to prepare for Scottish residential property inspections

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has issued new guidance for professionals operat ...

Published 26 June 2020

Charlotte Edwards: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme & Portal - Latest Updates

Last month we discussed the impact the COVID-19 outbreak continues to have on Scottish businesses ...

Published 25 June 2020

Construction sector guidance updated as work in ‘non essential’ sectors continues to build

Guidance for the construction industry has been updated following the move into Phase 2 of Scotland& ...

Published 24 June 2020