Company News & Blog

5th May 2021
Published by: Scottish Construction Now

Hardies appoints head of energy to Glasgow office

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has appointed energy management professional Mark O’Neill as head of energy in its Glasgow office. With ever-tighter regulations in relation to the energy performance of properties, Mr O’Neill joins the firm’s dedicated nationwide Energy Service providing expert advice to property owners, occupiers, landlords, lenders and investors. He will lead a 13-strong team of qualified and fully accredited Energy Surveyors – believed to be the largest in Scotland – delivering services to clients across the UK. For full detai Read more
SUPPORT is growing for further adoption of Conflict Avoidance Process (CAP) techniques within the Scottish construction sector. Last month, Project Scotland reported that a working group had been established to explore and raise awareness of CAP, which includes the use of independent experts who step in when construction disputes arise to help resolve issues before they go down a more formal route such as adjudication, arbitration or litigation. The move followed a virtual meeting of industry stakeholders, hosted by dispute resolution specialist Len Bunton along with the RICS, where the idea Read more
Hardies Property & Construction Consultants is assisting Midlothian Council with its sustainability drive with Passivhaus and Net Zero Carbon goals following its appointment to deliver 20 construction projects with a combined construction value of £90 million. The firm is providing project management and quantity surveying services to projects comprising a range of housing, mixed-use developments, education sector work and the leisure sector, notably the development of Midlothian Snowsports Centre into Destination Hillend, an all-year-round, multi-activity leisure facility.Hardies p Read more
 COVID-19 Hardies is carefully monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we want to reassure you we are actively taking steps to ensure the safety of our staff, clients and visitors. We have robust business continuity plans in place for unforeseen events and our business is designed and is resilient to be able to withstand occurrences such as these with minimal impact to you. Our Coronavirus (COVID 19) Action plan is also available under Company News & Blog for your information and will be reviewed and adjusted daily to ensure current. We are continuing to work to support Read more
18th March 2020

COVID-19 Action Plan

Hardies is carefully monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we want to reassure you we are actively taking steps to ensure the safety of our staff, clients and visitors. We have robust business continuity plans in place for unforeseen events and our business is designed and is resilient to be able to withstand occurrences such as these with minimal impact to you. Our Coronavirus (COVID 19) Action plan is also available under Company News & Blog for your information and will be reviewed and adjusted daily to ensure current. We are continuing to work to support our clients and Read more
3rd February 2020
Published by: Project Scotland

Hardies in pledge to promote conflict avoidance techniques

HARDIES Property & Construction Consultants has signed up to the RICS Scotland Conflict Avoidance Pledge, which aims to drive behavioural change in the way relationships and disputes are managed. Established by The Conflict Avoidance Coalition Steering Group, the Pledge is designed to help reduce the costs associated with disputes by promoting cooperation and the use of conflict management measures to reduce numbers of disputes and ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget. By signing the pledge, Hardies said it is committed to: working proactively to avoid conflict and fa Read more