Employers in the Scottish construction sector could face legal action for damages running into hundreds of thousands of pounds after new figures found the industry has accounted for 100 Covid-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
Housing minister Kevin Stewart has written an open letter to the construction industry to thank them for their hard work, and for complying with the lockdown restrictions. In the letter, the minister has asked the industry to keep following the rules to allow construction work to continue safely. On
Scotland’s construction industry has been recognised for playing its part in the battle against COVID-19 but has been warned not to take its “foot off the gas” after recent cases were reported on sites across the country. The alert came from Russell Adfield, head of construction se
Businesses in Scotland benefitted from more than £3.4 billion of UK Government-backed loans to protect and support jobs across the region with the construction sector among the biggest beneficiaries, new data has revealed. The Bounce Back Loans Scheme has issued more than 86,000 loans, while m
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has revealed that she is considering whether additional lockdown restrictions are needed for non-essential work in Scotland to help bring the number of coronavirus cases down.
Shipping-container clinics and city centre pod have been proposed by architects to help speed up the process of Covid-19 vaccinations. At the request of the Italian Special Commissioner for the Covid-19 emergency, Domenico Arcuri, the architect Stefano Boeri – together with a team of cons
With essential construction work set to continue during the latest lockdown, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) is urging operatives to make a safe start to 2021 with a colourful new face mask campaign.