Scottish builders’ confidence declines as fears over future work pipeline grow

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24 July 2017

Scottish builders’ confidence declines as fears over future work pipeline grow

The confidence of employers in the Scottish construction industry has taken a hit as fears over future work prospects grow. This is a key conclusion of the latest Scottish Construction Monitor, a quarterly survey of the membership of the Scottish Building Federation which represents hundreds of building companies located throughout Scotland, from Orkney to the Borders.

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13 July 2017

Scottish builders ‘increasingly concerned’ by planned new craft apprenticeship framework

Scottish construction employers are becoming increasingly concerned by plans to introduce a new framework governing how apprentices working in the industry’s traditional craft trades are trained and employed. The warning has been issued by a coalition of industry employers, trade associations and trade unions as plans to introduce the new framework from the start of the 2017-18 academic year look likely to go ahead despite an absence of meaningful consultation.

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10 July 2017

Arbroath fishmongers lands Royal endorsement

One of Scotland’s oldest fishing and processing organisations was given the Royal stamp of approval yesterday (Monday 10 July) when the £2million expansion of RR Spink & Sons facility in Arbroath was officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal.

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26 June 2017

‘Crucial’ business partnerships still challenging for most cultural organisations in Scotland – survey

Collaboration with business is becoming increasingly crucial for Scotland’s cultural sector – but most cultural organisations still find it challenging to forge successful partnerships with businesses. These are two key conclusions from a major new survey of Scottish arts and heritage organisations carried out by independent Scottish charity Arts & Business Scotland.

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