On the planning wars frontline

Ann Carrigan   October 15, 2018  
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Robbie Williams and Jimmy Page are very unhappy neighbours. They first fell out when the pop star lodged plans to carve out a mega-basement beneath his house and the Led Zeppelin founder objected on the grounds the excavation could damage his Grade A listed mansion. Five years later, following appeals… Read more »

Boost your career . . . that’s an order!

Ann Carrigan   October 15, 2018  
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As well as being home to beautiful properties, Scotland has thousands of dilapidated and derelict properties in dire need of some TLC. Thankfully, help could be at hand for miserable mansions, crumbling cottages and sad semis in the form of Compulsory Sale Orders (CSO). Proposed by the Scottish Land Commission,… Read more »

Your sharing, caring nation

Ann Carrigan   October 15, 2018  
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Poverty isn’t abstract: it’s very real in many different ways – from food banks and health inequality to fuel and period poverty. This last one affects the wellbeing, education and career opportunities of thousands of women in Scotland who can’t access affordable sanitary products. Now, thanks to a new £5.2… Read more »

If you don’t ask, you don’t get

Ann Carrigan   October 15, 2018  
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Earlier this year Glasgow firm, Pursuit Marketing, hit the headlines when it took 40 members of its sales staff on an all-expenses paid trip to Tenerife. The holiday was a thank-you from the company to the team for hitting all their sales targets. Another perk offered by the company is… Read more »

Make your job extra-special

Ann Carrigan   October 15, 2018  
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Who could have known we were a nation that gets so excited about fancy underwear? Well, the hundreds of shoppers who queued up for the opening of Victoria’s Secret in Glasgow are a telltale sign we secretly love our frilly knickers! The hype surrounding the US lingerie company’s first flagship… Read more »

Shopping like never before

Ann Carrigan   October 15, 2018  
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In the world of retail it’s no longer a case of one size fits all. Shoppers come in all varieties and retailers have woken up to the idea the more personal they make the shopping experience, the better it will be for people and for profits. Want to combine shopping… Read more »