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Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotland) Bill today as it hears evidence from organisations from the country’s builders and planners. Tammy Swift-Adams, director of planning, Homes for Scotland, Jenny Hogan, deputy chief executive, Scot

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Confidence and workloads for small builders in Scotland took a sharp downward turn towards the end of 2017 amid continuing skills shortages in the sector, according to the Federation of Master Builders in Scotland (FMB Scotland). Key results from the FMB’s latest State of Trade Survey found that t

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(from left) Pam Ewen, Ian Drummond, Mark McEwen, Nicola Barclay, Cllr Altany Craik, Gordon Nelson, John Mills and Hugh Hall Lochgelly, last year’s winner of Scotland’s Most Improved Town, was the venue of the 11th Fife House Builders Forum this week.

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Two-thirds of NIMBYs in Scotland admit to being frustrated that the next generation can’t afford to buy their own home, according to the latest research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). A UK-wide study into NIMBYs (‘not-in-my-back-yard’), or in other words people who tend to take an

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Workloads for small and medium-sized construction firms in Scotland rose faster than at any time since the 2007 financial crisis, a new survey has revealed. The latest report from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) shows that workloads for Scottish construction SMEs rose faster than at any time

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Small housing developers in Scotland perceive a very high degree of uncertainty in whether permission for small developments will be granted, new research has found. A study by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) found that its members regularly use phrases like “lottery” and “hit or miss

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The Scottish construction sector is experiencing post-EU referendum stagnation as financial constraints and lack of investment continue to weigh on growth, according to a new survey. Results of the latest Construction Market Survey, published today by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RI

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Gordon Nelson Scottish construction SMEs boomed during the second quarter of 2016 but there are real concerns regarding the potential impact of Brexit on the Scottish construction industry, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has warned.

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Mary Taylor The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Government that it has exceeded its affordable homes target by more than 10 per cent but warned that unresolved issues may impair future progress.

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Nicola Barclay Scotland’s key housing and professional bodies have called for politicians to tackle the country’s housing crisis by supporting an increase in the supply of warm, sustainable homes that meet a diverse set of needs and aspirations.

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