Opinion

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Citizens Advice Scotland has said landlords are flouting a law that is intended to stop them evicting tenants and imposing large rent increases. Writing in The Herald, CAS Housing spokesperson Aoife Deery elaborates. Last month the Scottish Parliament voted to extend the cap on rent increases and li

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Lesley Grant and Kimberley Tochel of BTO Solicitors LLP flag risks for employers following a recent ruling. An employee claiming disability discrimination has been awarded more than £134,000 in compensation. The recent Employment Tribunal judgment in Brosnan v Coalo Limited underscores the ass

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Jimmy Black reflects on recent criticism of Scotland's planning system and outlines an interesting legal case which involves NPF4 and West Lothian's Local Development Plan.

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Stephen Boyle, Auditor General for Scotland, outlines the touch decisions on climate change that await the Scottish Government. The realities of climate change, and their direct link to difficult public spending decisions, are now on our doorstep.

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Callum Chomczuk, national director of CIH Scotland, gives an update on plans to develop a workforce strategy for the housing sector. Two weeks ago we celebrated Scottish Housing Day and more specifically housing as a career.

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Time for another of Craig Sanderson's self-proclaimed "frequent rants" about the use of the word ‘affordable’ to describe housing project proposals. Despite efforts by the City of Edinburgh Council and housing associations, the lack of supply of new homes for social rent (i.e. truly &lsq

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Alexander Carle, director of asset management at Grampian Housing Association, explains how, with training and relevant qualifications, he and his team are proactively responding to one of the biggest challenges facing the housing sector – condensation and dampness.

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