In an article published in the Edinburgh Evening News on the 30th April, Jacqui Hepburn, Director of the Alliance of Sector Skills Councils in Scotland, welcomes the strong focus on skills issues in the Scottish elections and argues that training for key jobs will create a strong economy. Read more
The Scottish Building Federation has presented The Princess Royal Trust for Carers with a cheque for £1,600 and has nominated The Trust as its official charity for 2011. Read more
Check out Orbit’s predictions for the outcome of the Scottish Parliament elections on May 5. Read more
New UK GDP figures add weight to calls for Scotland’s politicians to implement a recovery strategy for the construction industry, according to the Scottish Building Federation. Read more
Construction industry bosses have cast doubt on latest official statistics showing the gross value added of the Scottish construction sector rose by more than 11% in the course of 2010 compared to the previous year.