15 June 2017
Poppy Baggott looks at the Amnesty on Tenants Improvements, a provision of the Land Reform (Scotland) 2016 Act that commenced on the 13th June 2017, from which date it will continue for a period of three years.
27 April 2017
A rating revaluation is never welcome, but the system which came into force on 1 April this year has caused more unrest than its predecessors. Calum Innes reports.
20 February 2017
Poppy Baggott explains the benefits of engaging an intermediary when faced with utility maintenance work.
16 February 2017
Gareth Taylor looks at how drones are becoming increasingly valuable tools on farms and estates and examines the pros and cons of buying your own.
14 February 2017
The impact of a new road needs careful consideration when compulsory purchase compensation is being negotiated. Chris Addison-Scott and Annie Lane report on the heads of claim taken into account for the A737 Dalry Bypass.
10 February 2017
Charlotte Maclean explains the value of modern land titles during liability claims.
8 February 2017
Demand for good quality land continues - depending on the type of land and farmers' ambitions - says Duncan Barrie.
3 February 2017
CKD Galbraith is committed to taking on ambitious, bright and articulate rural surveying graduates and supporting them in obtaining their APC - Assessment of Professional Competence - the final step to becoming a fully qualified RICS Registered surveyor. Here, two of our graduate surveyors reflect on their first year with CKD Galbraith.
1 February 2017
Colin Stewart explains why changes to the Basic Payment Scheme might not be as imminent as first believed...
30 January 2017
Paul Schofield highlights the many benefits of woodland creation.
26 January 2017
James Bowie looks at how rural estates can maximise their income streams.
22 December 2016
The tough times facing milk producers are well documented, but one young farmer is refusing to bow to price pressures as he tried to build a viable business. Martin Harvey reports.
20 December 2016
Niall Macalister Hall explains how the creation of a distillery on his family's estate boosts the estate's environmental credentials and will in due course help local entrepreneurs get started.
15 December 2016
Scottish deer management groups have made great strides, but Deirdre Stewart remains apprehensive about Scottish Natural Heritage's review of the sector.
13 December 2016
The renaissance of the hutting movement is in line with the British dream of an idyllic country life - and it offers opportunities for landowners. Jamie Grant reports.
8 December 2016
Iain Russell reflects on the wide-ranging impact that withdrawal from the EU may have on rural businesses.
6 December 2016
Rachel Myles highlights the changes to Scottish tenancies and the impending deadlines.
30 November 2016
Mars joins Eneco and local people for the opening of a new windfarm on the Moy Estate. Toby Kirkwood reports.
28 November 2016
German innovator Solarwatt is striking a blow for household energy independence with UK partner network, says Pol Spronck.
25 November 2016
Clarity and stability are needed to encourage investment in energy generation and infrastructure in the wake of the vote to leave the EU, says Jamie Grant.
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