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Attracting future talent can be a blueprint for success

By Lauren Brown, project manager for Developing the Young Workforce West Lothian HELPING young people prepare for a working life beyond their school years …

Finding a different pathway to my successful career in construction

By Elaine Perratt, assistant health and safety manager at Cruden Buildings & Renewals Ltd When I was at school, I wasn’t academic; the thought of going …

An apprenticeship can be the start of an amazing career

By Jennifer Gibson, an Integrated Management System (IMS) Assistant at Cruden Buildings and Renewals Ltd When I left school, like so many other teenagers I had …

Turfing out traditional roofs

In recent years, green roofs have become increasingly popular throughout the UK, with industry experts estimating that the number of ‘gardens in the sky’ …

Better times lie ahead for north east housing

Glenn Allison, chief executive at Stewart Milne Group, tells Project Scotland that the business remains confident in Aberdeen’s prospects despite challenges …

Offsite to play vital role in the biggest growth sectors

It has been widely reported that two of the largest growth sectors in the coming years will be affordable/social housing and student accommodation. Steve …

Cementing a place in history

The Queensferry Crossing is set to become the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world upon its completion in May 2017, writes Ronnie Turner, …

Planning a way forward

The Scottish Government recently set out proposals for “revamping” the nation’s planning system, which build on recommendations of an independent review …

Invest in apprenticeships and everybody will win

By Dr Graham Paterson, executive director, City Building IMAGINE how much your business could save if you didn’t have to undertake an expensive recruitment …

Satellite business districts are turning up the heat

By Ian Manson, chief executive of Clyde Gateway MY own experience, based on thirty years involvement in planning and regeneration, is that there has always …