How can hotel and tourist business rise to the challenges and make the most of the opportunities currently facing the sector? As part of our BInformed spring seminar programme, industry experts Marc Crothall, Chief Executive of the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA), Nicola Taylor, Managing Director of Chardon Trading, and Stuart Drysdale, Associate Director at Christie… Read more »

Real Estate

We are often asked by our clients who regularly deal with properties in England and Wales if they need an EPC with a minimum rating of E for commercial properties in Scotland. In short the answer is no; EPC regulations are not the same north and south of the border. England and Wales In England… Read more »

Real Estate

However, some neighbours are more frosty than friendly when it comes to hedges. So much so, that this month the Scottish Parliament commenced their post legislative scrutiny of the High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013, which came into force in 2014. The Government are looking to hear from the public in relation to the effectiveness of… Read more »

IP & Technology

Buildings and property developments increasingly have unique personalities and commonly are given a quirky name or title as part of their address. They can also have distinct and instantaneously recognisable design features. Some even become iconic such as the Gherkin and the Shard in London. Nick names are also common. This means that they can… Read more »