Evictions ban outlined as emergency legislation moves forward

The Scottish Government has fleshed out the details of its plans to give private and social tenants increased protection from eviction ahead of the emergency legislation being introduced to the Scottish Parliament tomorrow.

Published 30 March 2020

Public bodies given new guidance to support suppliers during coronavirus outbreak

New guidance has been published for public sector organisations in Scotland to support suppliers during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 30 March 2020

Letting agents granted 100% rates relief during economic emergency

Letting agents are amongst a host of businesses which will be aided by rates relief to support them during the coronavirus outbreak under new regulations introduced to the Scottish Parliament.

Published 30 March 2020

RBS converts Edinburgh HQ into COVID-19 food supply centre

The Royal Bank of Scotland has converted its Edinburgh headquarters in Gogarburn into a distribution centre to supply food and hygiene products to the Trussell Trust food banks and Social Bite.

Published 30 March 2020

Clark Contracts appointed to LAR Housing Trust framework

LAR Housing Trust has appointed Clark Contracts to Lot 2 of its £20 million construction framework.

Published 30 March 2020

Almond Housing Association steps up coronavirus support for tenants

Almond Housing Association has stepped up support for its tenants during the current COVID-19 outbreak. 

Published 30 March 2020

Wheatley Group appeals for lifeline food donations to help most vulnerable

Wheatley Group is appealing for businesses to donate food to help people struggling with the impact of coronavirus.

Published 30 March 2020

'Pillowslip Shop' helps Bield tenants sleep easy

A Bield housing development in Port Glasgow has opened a novel ‘pillowslip’ shop to help older people keep stocked with vital supplies during Scotland’s lockdown response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 30 March 2020

England: Housing association secures urgent injunction following social gathering at tenant’s home

A housing association has taken urgent legal action against a tenant in Manchester who continued to flout new government guidelines on social distancing after hosting parties for up to 20 people. 

Published 30 March 2020

Plans submitted to build 86 flats on former University of Aberdeen building

The Cater Group has submitted plans to build 86 flats at the site of the former University of Aberdeen Training Corps building.

Published 30 March 2020

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