Ever-increasing interest in Scotland’s land is opening up the prospects of a win-win that benefits the nation and nature like never before, a major conference will hear today.
A new expert advisory forum on land and human rights meets today for the first time to discuss the relationship between property rights and wider economic, social, and cultural rights.
The Scottish Land Commission is continuing its calendar of online public meetings and the next will cover Orkney.
Scotland has a big opportunity in using its land to drive a just transition to a net zero economy. New value and investment associated with carbon and natural capital can bring significant benefits if harnessed well.
With just four weeks to go until the Scottish Land Commission conference, Land Connection 2021, gets under way, attendees are being encouraged to book their place at the free, online event.
In a statement released today the chair of Scotland’s land reform body, the Scottish Land Commission, has urged landowners and land managers to act with caution when considering selling carbon rights.
Significant reform is needed to the way land is brought forward for housing and development if Scotland is to build the houses it needs, the Scottish Land Commission said this week.
New guidance published today by the Tenant Farming Commissioner clarifies the information that is needed when a tenant is applying to relinquish their tenancy.
We have an exciting opportunity for a contractor to support the Scottish Land Commission in delivering our leading event this year.
Launch of the Scottish Land Commission's new content hub, MyLand.Scot, to inspire people to think about land differently
An architecture student at Edinburgh University has won the Scottish Land Commission’s national student award for 2021.
The Scottish Land Commission is continuing its calendar of online public meetings and the next will cover Glasgow.
The Tenant Farming Commissioner has issued a new guide covering general statutory compliance on agricultural holdings.
The Tenant Farming Commissioner has urged as many tenant farmers as possible to complete a government survey on rent reviews.
The opening of a new £50m Scottish Government fund to transform vacant and derelict land across Scotland signals commitment to tackling the legacy blighting communities.
The Scottish Land Commission is continuing its calendar of online public meetings and the next will cover Fife.
The Scottish Land Commission’s National Student Award 2021 has opened for entries.
New legislation for secure farming tenants comes into force at the end of February. It applies to tenants who want to relinquish a tenancy or assign it to a new entrant or progressing farmer.
The Scottish Land Commission is continuing its calendar of online public meetings and the next will cover the Scottish Borders.
The Tenant Farming Commissioner provides further advice to tenant farmers completing the amnesty on improvements.
A discussion paper published today proposes three new legislative measures to modernise land ownership in Scotland.
A new scheme to promote mediation as an alternative to litigation, to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants in the agricultural sector, is launched today.
The Tenant Farming Commissioner (TFC) has published guidance today on dealing with any amnesties on tenant’s improvements that are continuing after the deadline of 13 December 2020.
For those amnesty agreements that were not finalised by 12 December 2020 and for which formal amnesty notices were issued on behalf of tenants, finalising agreements despite Covid restrictions should still be possible with a bit of imagination on both sides.