Central Building Contractors collapses with loss of 148 jobs

Family-run Central Building Contractors (Glasgow) Limited has been placed into administration following years of “challenging trading conditions in the construction sector”.

Published 30 April 2020

Real Living Wage increases today

The real Living Wage has increased to £9.30 in the UK and £10.75 in London, following an increase in the cost of living.

Published 11 November 2019

KPMG: Number of Scots earning less than real Living Wage drops to new low

The number of Scottish workers earning less than the real Living Wage in Scotland has dropped by 13% in the last year, exceeding the decline seen across the UK as a whole (10%), according to analysis from KPMG.

Published 4 November 2019

Household costs leave 1 in 4 Scots feeling payday squeeze

New research from KPMG UK has revealed that almost a quarter of Scots (23%) spend more than half their income on the day it’s paid into their account.

Published 7 October 2019

No-deal Brexit puts Scottish housing market at risk

Research from KPMG UK has revealed that house prices in Scotland risk a 6% drop if Britain leaves the EU without a deal at the end of next month.

Published 2 September 2019

Report: New quango could help make Scotland's homes more energy efficient

A new report commissioned by the Scottish Government has suggested a new quango should set up to oversee its plans to fight fuel poverty and make buildings more energy efficient.

Published 24 April 2019

City centre housing developments ‘deliver greater economic growth’

New housing developments built in city centres have the potential to stimulate 50% more economic growth than similar developments located at urban fringes, according to a new report.

Published 18 March 2019

KPMG appointed Our Power administrators as customers transfer to Utilita

Housing association-backed energy provider Our Power has formally gone into administration in a move that puts 68 jobs at risk.

Published 4 February 2019

Building company McGill & Co calls in administrators

Hundreds of workers have been made redundant after Dundee-based building contractor McGill & Co Limited went into administration.

Published 4 February 2019