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A fine balance - qualifying as a surveyor while working from home

18th December 2020

The work, life and study balancing act of completing the RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) exams is something all surveyors have experienced. However, come the 23rd March 2020 a new working, living and studying model was confirmed as Scotland was declared ‘locked down’, and working from  home was the instruction for the foreseeable future.

It’s not easy to win in the rating game

18th December 2020

EPCs not only indicate a building’s energy performance, they also provide minimum regulatory standards and can set the level for renewable-energy subsidies. Calum Innes describes his experience. 

Resilience through adversity

17th December 2020

Jamie Thain on the enduring popularity of the industrial market.

Filling the energy gap for home workers

09th December 2020

Working from home has put energy and connectivity high on the agenda for remote workers. Meanwhile, pollution levels are inching back up. Callum Woods reports. 

Turning Dreams into Reality

20th November 2020

We can all identify with the frustration of losing out on a property deal - especially when  it may thwart your business ambitions. 

Challenging times fail to blow superfast internet off course

19th November 2020

A £15 million push to boost connectivity – and the Scottish economy – is making progress. Nick Morgan reports.

Support for sheep farmers looks likely as no-deal Brexit looms – ensure your records are up to date

17th November 2020

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit has become increasingly likely as there are only six weeks remaining until the end of the transition period on 31 December.

Helping buyers with the lie of the land

13th November 2020

You would expect a property consultancy to know their bricks, mortar - and land - when it comes to selling property. 

Ministers mull ideas in drive to promote green heat for buildings

12th November 2020

The UK Government is rethinking its subsidy for green energy in the form of heat and calling for ideas on how to replace it. Calum Innes reports.

Shake-up for phone mast leases

04th November 2020

A Scottish Lands Tribunal case confirms radio mast lease renewals need to be justified by operators. Mike Reid reports.

Rural – land of opportunity and resilience

04th November 2020

COVID-19 has undoubtedly had  a devastating impact on a number of sectors, from financial markets  to tourism and leisure. Yet what  of the impact on the rural sector, and the outlook for rural land  and property?

Delightful Country Property Presenting A Range Of Agricultural And Equestrian Facilities In Accessible Rural Location

01st October 2020

With a floodlit outdoor riding arena and agricultural land extending to some 21.44 hectares (53.00 acres), Mains of Buchlyvie presents a fantastic lifestyle opportunity as it goes on sale with property consultancy Galbraith. 

Beavers: the ups and downs of a reintroduced species

30th September 2020

Beavers have been back in Scotland for some years now, and the call for them to be re-established in England is getting louder. Willy Inglis looks at the arguments surrounding their reintroduction North of the Border.

Strong Demand for Rental Homes put Landlords in the Driving Seat

23rd September 2020

Prior to the current crisis, the number of applicants for rental property in Scotland had increased by 86.2% in one year, partly due to a severe shortage of rental property coming to the market. 

The joy of native hardwoods

17th September 2020

Is there a market for Scottish-grown hardwood other than as biomass and woodfuel? Luke Wilson asks sawmill owner Mark Councill of Logie Timber in the Findhorn valley near Forres.

Students given a chance to experience life on estate

03rd September 2020

Jennifer Jeffrey reports on a day to remember for undergraduates.

The other north-south divide

02nd September 2020

Transmission charging must be reformed to allow northern renewable projects to be built, says Adam Morrison. 

Circular Economy- Recycling Renewables

27th August 2020

It’s high time the renewable energy industry became active members of the circular economy, says Calum Innes.

Rishi Revival follows Boris Bounce

18th August 2020

Business Is Great And We Are Looking For More.

Galbraith and the Beach Café, Nairn Academy

05th August 2020

Networking is something we all do to a greater  or lesser extent and it  isn’t often that you can quantify the benefits.  However, sometimes  it all falls into place.