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SEPA Enforcement Powers – A New Landscape for the Construction Sector

23 August 2016

The Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and Environmental Regulation (Enforcement Measures) (Scotland) Order 2015 granted SEPA additional powers from 1 June 2016 to issue fixed fines of up to £1000 in relation to suspected environmental offences, with powers to impose variable fines of up to £40,000 expected in late 2016.

Assessing the impact of fracking for rural areas

14 July 2015

In light of the release of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) unredacted report (Draft Shale Gas Rural Economy Impacts paper) assessing the impact of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Jeremy Glen, partner at bto solicitors, discusses the legal issues around fracking operations, and what the future may hold for this highly controversial method of extracting shale.

An introduction to the Green Investment Bank

30 January 2014

The UK Government recently set up what is being described as the world’s first investment bank solely focused on green finance. It was set up under the Companies Act – UK Green Investment Bank PLC as a public company limited by shares and has its registered office in Edinburgh.

Building Information Modelling - A Step Forward

01 December 2012

There is a problem facing the public sector with regard to construction procurement; it is significantly lagging behind the private sector in the adoption of practices such as Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) and Business Information Modelling (BIM) which are designed to remove waste and improve efficiency, leading to substantial time and cost savings.

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