Scottish Land & Estates
Sarah-Jane Laing has been appointed as chief executive of Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) as the rural business organisation enters the most challenging era in its 110-year history.
Published 13 December 2019
The need for planning permission could be removed for certain types of rural developments to help tackle depopulation and support local economies, under new proposals from the Scottish Government.
Published 6 November 2019
Private landlords who commit to providing affordable housing should be given the same financial support as housing associations to improve the energy efficiency of their properties, according to Scottish Land & Estates (SLE).
Published 13 September 2019
Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has called on the Scottish Government to ensure local authorities have the powers to apply any new regulations for short-term lets to only those areas that have recognised issues with anti-social behaviour or a housing shortage.
Published 19 July 2019
Scottish Green MSPs will stage a series of bids to overhaul Scotland’s planning system over three days of debate in the Scottish Parliament this week.
Published 17 June 2019
More empty homes in the countryside could be returned to use if greater policy flexibility was available to recognise the “unique circumstances” of rural Scotland, according to Scottish Land & Estates.
Published 6 June 2019
A property repair and maintenance reporting system to help residential tenants and landlords has been launched by Scottish Land & Estates (SLE).
Published 22 March 2019