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15/10/2021

The Scottish Government has announced that companies will have to pay the real Living Wage as a condition of bidding for public sector contracts. This will ensure public sector contracts tackle in work poverty and promote fair work practices across the public, private and third sector where there i
15/10/2021

The Scottish Government has announced an investment of £2 million in Scotland's island-based communities, designed to support employment, community resilience and health and wellbeing. Through the Island Communities Fund, 29 successful community groups and businesses across 23 islands have been awa
15/10/2021

The City of Edinburgh Council has issued a reminder that every home in the Scotland must comply with new fire safety legislation, which will come into force early next year. By February 2022, all Scottish homes will need to be fitted with interlinked smoke and heat alarms which talk to each other -
15/10/2021

North Ayrshire's bid for Ardeer peninsular as the site of a new UK fusion energy plant has been successful in moving to the next phase of the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production shorlisting process. Welcoming the news from the UK Atomic Energy Authority Council Leader Joe Cullinane said: "We we
15/10/2021

South Lanarkshire Council is seeking views from local construction firms to help the council understand the area's strengths and areas for development. This will enable the council and partners including North Lanarkshire Council, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Skills Development Scotland
15/10/2021

North Lanarkshire Council has completed a new housing and retail development in Airdrie, as part of an ongoing regeneration scheme in the town centre. The property in Buchanan Street was refurbished by the council and North Lanarkshire Properties (NLP) Ltd, with the successful relocation of one of
15/10/2021

Work has begun on the foundations for a major new piece of public artwork in Port Glasgow. Contractors have begun laying the foundations for the 10-metre (33 feet) tall 'Shipbuilders of Port Glasgow' in the town's Coronation Park. Sat atop the base will be a 14-tonne, stainless steel sculpture of
15/10/2021

Trunk road management company, BEAR Scotland, has won both the gold and the silver gongs in the 'Issues, Crisis and Reputation' category of the CIPR Pride Awards Scotland. This success reflects the response to challenges posed by the effects of extreme weather conditions on trunk roads that BEAR te
15/10/2021

The Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Group (CSILG) has announced the appointment of Ron Fraser as its new Chair, effective November 1st 2021. Ron has extensive experience in the UK's construction sector, having worked in the industry for over 40 years. A Chartered Civil Engineer, he has ac
15/10/2021

SSEN are progressing planning and preparation for multi-million pound upgrade to the electricity network around Aultbea and Ullapool. Ahead of the £9.5m project starting at the end of this year, Donald MacKinnon, Head of Large Capital Projects, and John Shanks who is overseeing all of the operation
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