Blog

Hutting: A new desire to rediscover some old ways

13th 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.

Brexit: A dark tunnel or a brave new world?

08th December 2016

Iain Russell reflects on the wide-ranging impact that withdrawal from the EU may have on rural businesses.

Residential tenancies: Are you up to speed on legislation changes?

01st December 2016

Rachel Myles highlights the changes to Scottish tenancies and the impending deadlines.

The sweet taste of windfarm success

30th November 2016

Mars joins Eneco and local people for the opening of a new windfarm on the Moy Estate. Toby Kirkwood reports.

Solar storage: A route to energy independence

28th November 2016

German innovator Solarwatt is striking a blow for household energy independence with UK partner network, says Pol Spronck.

Why the UK is hopelessly unprepared for winter

21st November 2016

Years of green confusion and ill-informed Government action have distorted the energy market to our national detriments. Michael Kelly calls for new thinking, followed by action.

After Brexit...How will investment in electricity change?

17th 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.

Turning wood into gas powers family farm

16th November 2016

A farming family's plan to boost its renewable energy supply led them to combined heat and power gasification, via Germany. Lawson Doe reports.

Fruits of fibre

15th November 2016

Nick Morgan looks at some of the implications of the roll-out of superfast broadband.

Code changes could put brake on better telecoms

14th November 2016

A shake-up in mobile operators' payments could make landowners reluctant to accommodate their masts, says Mike Reid.

Huge tidal project will soon be powering Scotland

08th November 2016

MeyGen is big on every measure - and the first phase of the massive project is on target to start generating electricity. Toby Kirkwood reports from the official opening.

A decade of major electricity projects

07th November 2016

Advising on major projects is a key part of the CKD Galbraith offering. Bill Robertson reflects on some of the initiatives in which the firm has been actively involved.

Slow line to regeneration

02nd November 2016

One year on, Katie Gibson assesses the economic impact of the new Borders Railway.

Planning reform afoot?

31st October 2016

Jamie Grant highlights some surprises from the Scottish planning system review.

Turning the tide on litter

28th October 2016

Jill Gayford rolls up her sleeves with the commercial team as they do their bit for the environment.

Let there be light

26th October 2016

Pam Over reports on an effective way to deal with lack of natural light. 

A week in the life of a...

24th October 2016

...Graduate Commercial Surveyor. With Emma MacFadyen.

Period Drama

21st October 2016

Kash Bhatti uncovers the challenges and delights of working with listed buildings.

Are you in or out?

19th October 2016

Pamela Gray examines the city centre vs business park options facing office occupiers.

Back to the future: A 50 year old idea shows the way ahead

10th October 2016

Doubling the size of a power station inside a Scottish mountain could help to balance energy supply and demand, says Ross Galbraith, group hydro manager of ScottishPower.