Yesterday's “budget of choices” missed a prime opportunity to encourage a consumer shift towards low carbon homes and fails Scotland’s would-be First Time Buyers, according to Homes for Scotland (HFS).
A company which currently owes Aberdeen-based construction firm Douglas and Stewart Construction more than £3 million has been liquidated. Donald McNaught and Matt Henderson of Johnston Carmichael LLP were appointed joint administrators of Mars Black Sheep Hotels Limited, with effect from
Several workers have been saved from redundancy following the closure of James Davidson and Sons Ltd when it fell into administration in February. Forfar-based Alliance Electrical has hired six plumbers and engineers who had been made redundant following the collapse of the Montrose-based business.
Johnston Carmichael’s construction and property incentives team advised on a record £290 million of commercial property projects last year. Among the notable projects it supported were the Radisson RED Hotel in Glasgow, the Glenrinnes organic gin and vodka distillery near Glenlivet and a
Construction contractors who don’t prepare for major VAT changes could face a host of financial difficulties from cashflow problems to reduced profit, one of the UK’s top VAT experts has warned. From October 1, significant changes are being introduced to the VAT treatment of supplies in
Paul McGonigal explores the changes in VAT rules for supplies in the construction industry coming into force from October this year. From 1 October 2019 significant changes are being introduced to the VAT treatment of supplies in the construction industry. HMRC are concerned about the current levels
In the recent J&B Hopkins (“J&BH”) Upper Tier Tax Tribunal VAT case, the court agreed with HMRC’s view that the business should be assessed for underpaid VAT, even though the business felt that HMRC would unfairly benefit from such an assessment. The business has been left
Highland civil engineering firm Daviot Group Limited has been liquidated with all 31 employees losing their jobs. The company previously delivered power cable installation, civil engineering infrastructure and utilities services, as well as plant hire from its base at Harbour Road, Inverness.