Gemma Syme: Developing the skills pipeline

Gemma Syme, senior HR and recruitment adviser at CMS Windows, discusses the company’s progressive approach to training and apprenticeships.

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West Highland Housing Association shortlisted for Green Energy Awards

A West Highland Housing Association project has been named among the projects to be shortlisted for the 2019 Scottish Green Energy Awards.

Published 18 October 2019

Cunninghame Housing Association to sponsor Unsung Hero category at D&G Life Awards

Now beginning to deliver high-quality affordable houses for rent in the communities of Annan, Gretna and Lockerbie, Cunninghame Housing Association is to sponsor a category in the upcoming D&G Life Awards 2019.

Published 18 October 2019

Letter to Editor: Funding of winter night shelters

Shelter Scotland’s Gordon MacRae argues that new funding for winter night shelters is a symbol of a failed homelessness system.

Published 18 October 2019

Jim Bauld achieves first ever accreditation in housing and residential tenancy law

TC Young has announced that partner Jim Bauld has become the first solicitor in Scotland to be accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in housing and residential tenancy law.

Published 18 October 2019

New travelling exhibition seeks Scottish people's views on housing

The new Present Voices - Future Lives travelling exhibition will reach 12 locations across Scotland to hear directly from local communities on how they think our homes and communities should look and feel in the future.

Published 18 October 2019

Revised plan lodged for South Lanarkshire care hub

South Lanarkshire Council has submitted revised plans for a care hub, homes and centre of excellence in Blantyre following extensive public engagement.

Published 18 October 2019

Monitoring to assess social security system improvements

The Scottish Government’s move towards a social security system that “works for all who use it” is to be monitored with the introduction of new measurements.

Published 18 October 2019

Rural Stirling Housing Association appoints Fiona Maguire as asset and development manager

Fiona Maguire has been appointed as the new asset and development manager for Rural Stirling Housing Association.

Published 17 October 2019

Cruden Building awarded £12.7m affordable housing contract by Thenue

Thenue Housing has appointed Cruden Building to carry out a £12.7 million project in Glasgow’s East End.

Published 17 October 2019

Edinburgh landlord fined £7,500 running ‘sham’ holiday-let

An Edinburgh landlord has been ordered to pay £7,500 to his former tenants after a court rejected his claim that the flat was a ‘holiday-let’.

Published 17 October 2019

Sarah Lewis: Affordable Passivhaus homes

Sarah Lewis, associate director: architecture at Hamson Barron Smith (HBS), describes the company’s use of Passivhaus as its benchmark performance standard.

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