June 23, 2015

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill published

The Scottish Parliament has published the new Land Reform (Scotland) Bill. The new Bill will end tax relief for shooting estates and force the sale of land if its owners are deemed to be blocking economic development. To view the full Bill and explanatory notes, please click here .

June 18, 2015

Rural Skills Scotland at RHS

Rural Skills Scotland was in attendance at the Royal Highland Show today to unveil details of the new SVQ Level 2 Estate Maintenance. The qualification, which will open for registrations in September 2015, has been developed in association with rural employers and industry bodies after they identified a move away form the employment of individuals to…