Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
New head of planning
Homes for Scotland (HFS) has promoted Tammy Adams to the position of director of planning. She will be responsible for developing and promoting the organisation’s position on local, strategic and national planning policy and practice, and on the infrastructure and utilities needed to support development. With Scotland’s planning system remaining firmly in the spotlight as the independent root and branch review marches towards a White Paper at the end of this year, Homes for Scotland says planning performance needs to improve. Ms Adams said: “Since joining HFS in SeptemberRead More
Louttit takes up new role
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has appointed Gary Louttit as head of its hospitality and leisure department throughout Scotland. A Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and an RICS Registered Valuer, Mr Louttit also holds the ‘Advanced Professional Award for Expert Witness Evidence’ qualification. He is President of the Royalty Burns Club. In his new job he will be based in the firm’s Glasgow office, Welcoming Mr Louttit to the firm, Steve Barnett, managing partner at Shepherd, said: “Gary has over 30 years’ experience in the profession, most spent providing professionalRead More
Tech firm raising funds
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Oil firm hopes to redeploy staff
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Ambergreen sold in undisclosed deal
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Government urged to take action
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Plan 'would lead to hard border'
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Healthy trading conditions
Barratt Developments reported strong demand and said “market fundamentals are robust” despite ..
Scottish firm admitted to AIM
Scottish accounting software company FreeAgent saw its shares open at a small premium when they debuted on the stock market this morning..
82 jobs created
Chevron Aircraft Maintenance is to establish an £8.5 million centre of excellence …