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Double promotion strengthens housebuilder’s central Scotland sales team

STEWART Mine Homes has bolstered its sales team in central Scotland with the promotion of Tony Williamson to the role of sales and marketing...

Major transaction highlights ‘resilience’ of private rental sector in Scotland

A residential portfolio comprising 118 properties across Scotland's central belt has been sold by Places for People to private clients of Tay Letting for...

Ogilvie Construction celebrates expanded role on hub programme

OGILVIE Construction has announced it has been appointed to hub South West Scotland’s supply chain as a Tier 1B Contractor. This means Ogilvie can bid...

Contractor adds to senior team with new operations manager

STEPHEN Sharpe has been appointed operations manager at akp. Sharpe has been involved in a number of multi-million pound fit-out projects around the world and...

Heriot-Watt University appoints director of Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction

HERIOT-WATT University has announced the appointment of Dr Anas Bataw as director of its Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction (CESC). Dr Bataw joins CESC...

Housebuilder positive for the future as Covid delays impact financial results

HOUSEBUILDER Springfield Properties has revealed the impact the Covid-19 lockdown period had on its full-year financial results. For the year ended 31 May 2020, revenue...

Trade body launches conditional memberships in response to ‘surge’ of interest

SELECT has launched a new enrolment scheme allowing firms to join the trade association and enjoy the benefits of full membership, despite ongoing Covid-19...

New home for Highland joinery business

INVERNESS-based joinery business, IBI Joiners, has bought and refurbished a once popular food-stop near the city, to create its new HQ with help from...

Landmark Glasgow office sale completed

GLASGOW'S 150 Broomielaw has been sold in one of the biggest UK office deals outside of London following the Covid-19 pandemic. The building has been...

Trade body’s digital annual report highlights response to Covid crisis

TRADE body SELECT has released its first ever digital annual report, outlining how the organisation has dealt with one of the most challenging years...

Glasgow start-up architecture business eyes UK expansion

A Glasgow-based residential architecture start-up has announced plans to begin a UK expansion after securing 'significant' investment. The total £400,000 raised has been described as...

FMB elects new president at online AGM

MEMBERS of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) have elected Jan Etchells as new national president at its AGM, which was held virtually this...

BAM appoints new commercial director in Scotland

BAM Construction has appointed Mark Nicol as its new commercial director in Scotland. The contractor, which is currently working on major healthcare schemes in Greenock...

Annual report shows another year of ‘great success’ for hub South West

HUB South West has announced another 'outstanding' performance in the year to 31 March 2020. The organisation - one of the five Scottish hub territories...
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21.2% rise in UK construction contract awards in August

THE total value of UK construction contract awards in August was £4.4 billion, based on a three-month rolling average, according to the latest edition...

Pandemic causes Scottish construction employers to rethink apprentice plans

THE Covid-19 crisis has caused 55% of Scottish employers who had planned to recruit an apprentice this year to change their plans, according to...

Kier reports £225m loss in year-end financial results

KIER Group has reported a £225.3 million pre-tax loss for the year ended 30 June 2020. Last year the group recorded a loss of...

BESA’s annual conference moves to online platform

THE annual BESA national conference and exhibition is switching to an online format this year on November 4 and 5. The association said the decision...

Extension of furlough scheme in Scotland would cost an estimated £850m

AN extension of the UK Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) could reduce unemployment by 61,000 in Scotland through the first half of 2021. The...
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Pandemic hits Galliford Try revenues

GALLIFORD Try has recorded a pre-exceptional £59.7 million pre-tax loss in its annual results for the year ended 30 June 2020. The contractor revealed that...