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The time is now for action on BIM

2017 is the year when BIM comes to the fore for those involved in the Scottish built environment. Here, Leanne McMillan, sustainable development and …

Employees: confident or cautious?

By Ian Eker, director of Hays Construction & Property in Scotland THE construction and property industry in Scotland has been buoyant for many years. So it …

Three things the industry needs to know about working smarter

By Lynsey Lennon, Performance Team Leader – Alliance Management, Scottish Water LAST month I was invited to talk to a room full of hundreds of …

Offsite can deliver the keys to affordable housing projects

Alex Goodfellow, group managing director of Stewart Milne Timber Systems, uses over 30 years’ experience in housebuilding to highlight how offsite …

Brexit impact will be unclear for some time

By Shona Frame, partner and construction legal specialist at law firm CMS WHAT does Brexit mean for the future of Scottish construction? This really is the …

SEPA enforcement powers – a new landscape for construction sector

By Vikki Watt, Partner & Solicitor Advocate, BTO Solicitors LLP THE Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and Environmental Regulation (Enforcement …

Mind those Millennials

By Ian Eker, director of construction & property for Hays in Scotland MANY employers know the importance of retaining good staff, of keeping them …

Striking the right balance over BIM

There is less than a year left to go until the Government target of April 2017 for requiring public sector projects to adopt a BIM Stage 2 approach. Caroline …

Is the Scottish property market ready for new energy performance changes?

By Philip White, Partner for Energy and Sustainability Services at Malcolm Hollis LLP THE clock is ticking down to 1 September when the Assessment of Energy …

Scottish manufacturing – a mark of quality

By Jim Harley, operations manager at Bison Manufacturing’s Uddingston facility AS you may already know, the SNP held its Spring Conference in March of this …