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.
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.
Jamie Thain on the enduring popularity of the industrial market.
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.
We can all identify with the frustration of losing out on a property deal - especially when it may thwart your business ambitions.
A £15 million push to boost connectivity – and the Scottish economy – is making progress. Nick Morgan reports.
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.
You would expect a property consultancy to know their bricks, mortar - and land - when it comes to selling property.
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.
A Scottish Lands Tribunal case conﬁrms radio mast lease renewals need to be justiﬁed by operators. Mike Reid reports.
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?
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 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.
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.
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.
Jennifer Jeffrey reports on a day to remember for undergraduates.
Transmission charging must be reformed to allow northern renewable projects to be built, says Adam Morrison.
It’s high time the renewable energy industry became active members of the circular economy, says Calum Innes.
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