Bowercross Construction establishes financial accountability biometric solution

Hamilton-based Bowercross Construction is the latest construction company to reap the rewards after implementing the Causeway Donseed biometric labour management solution on site. Previously relying on paper timesheets, the business made the switch to biometric technology in 2018. This article outlines the benefits they have seen so far.

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New guidance on Section 11 processes issued by SFHA and Scotland’s Housing Network

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and Scotland’s Housing Network have published guidance on Section 11 processes to help minimise tenancy failure and prevent homelessness.

Published 15 July 2020

Barrhead Housing Association secures National Lottery Funding

Barrhead Housing Association (BHA) has received a £99,985 award from The National Lottery Community Fund to take the popular DIY Dunterlie model forward and expand into Auchenback and continue in Dunterlie.

Published 15 July 2020

Castlemilk food hub keeps local community fed

A food hub operated in Castlemilk has excelled in its task in keeping one community fed on healthy food.

Published 15 July 2020

Scottish Greens call for asylum housing to be taken out of private hands

Scottish Greens councillor Kim Long has launched a new campaign for asylum seeker housing to be operated by the local authority and the third sector.

Published 15 July 2020

Meadowbank residential and student accommodation plans unveiled

Artisan Real Estate UK and Unite Students have progressed plans for a mixed development of housing and student accommodation in the Meadowbank area of Edinburgh.

Published 15 July 2020

Maddy Moore: Landmark court ruling declares housing benefit discrimination is unlawful 

Maddy Moore responds to Shelter’s successful court case against blanket bans on renting properties to people on housing benefit.

Published 15 July 2020

Age Scotland offers benefit checks for over 75s

Age Scotland is offering free benefit checks for over 75s to help people find out if they are eligible for Pension Credit.

Published 15 July 2020

Cassiltoun gains support for digital inclusion project and youth-led community chest fund

Cassiltoun Housing Association has received £61,240 from the Scottish Government's Supporting Communities Fund toward its wide-scale Digital Inclusion Project and Youth-Led Community Chest Fund.

Published 14 July 2020

Ofgem Energy Redress Scheme makes £13m available for charities to support vulnerable consumers and households

The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (Energy Redress Scheme) reopened its eighth funding round for applications last week with £13 million available to charities in Great Britain.

Published 14 July 2020

Lauren Hazlie: Extension to the Additional Dwelling Supplement Tax reclaim period

Lauren Hazlie, property solicitor at Jones Whyte, details the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the housing market by discussing the extension to the Additional Dwelling Supplement Tax reclaim period.

Published 14 July 2020

Bowercross Construction establishes financial accountability biometric solution

Hamilton-based Bowercross Construction is the latest construction company to reap the rewards after implementing the Causeway Donseed biometric labour management solution on site. Previously relying on paper timesheets, the business made the switch to biometric technology in 2018. This article outlines the benefits they have seen so far.

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