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Driving the Green Recovery

Driving the Green Recovery

29th October 2020

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the economy. Sectors which have been a bedrock of the Scottish and British economy have been damaged and some changed forever. However, there are some areas which remain relatively unharmed and which may help to lead recovery from the now confirmed recession.

Renewables is one of these sectors. Whilst politicians herald a green recovery, on the ground the pandemic has seen developers adapting to remote working and new ways of communication, but their desire to progress their projects has continued largely unabated. Alongside that, investor appetite in the Scottish onshore wind market remains strong despite the pandemic, continued political uncertainty from Brexit and renewed support for Scottish independence.

Modular Construction and Standard Forms

Modular Construction and Standard Forms

4th December 2019

P-DfMA (Platform for Design for Manufacture and Assembly) is a relatively new initiative being pushed by Government to promote the use of off-site, pre-fabrication
Public Procurement, Cake and SME benefits

Public Procurement, Cake and SME benefits

25th October 2019

Public Procurement policy and practice, when it comes to facilitating SME involvement, seems to be focused solely upon ensuring there are opportunities at a Sub-Con
WJM BUILDS ON CONSTRUCTION OFFERING WITH APPOINTMENT OF NEW PARTNER

WJM BUILDS ON CONSTRUCTION OFFERING WITH APPOINTMENT OF NEW PARTNER

1st October 2019

Construction specialist solicitor Ross Taylor has joined Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP as Partner. Ross Taylor, who has headed up Taylor Law in Dunfermline
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