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  • 22nd May 2020
    Maryhill CCU Update
    The Covid-19 pandemic has unfortunately delayed the start to our site works at our new project at Maryhill in Glasgow for the Scottish Prison Service. All at Ogilvie Construction are eager to get going and we will get back to you in June with an update on our start date. Initial operations will involve accessing  the site, some tree protection  and removal works, soil and drainage investigation works along with establishing of our site welfare. We look forward to updating you regularly with our site works / progress and hope you are all staying safe during these unprecedented times. ...
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  • Ogilvie Construction has reached a unique milestone in the Scottish construction sector, having built over 3000 student accommodation rooms across the country in the last five years. The company is one of Scotland’s leading contractors in the student accommodation market and has completed 11 developments across Scotland. Ogilvie’s 12th project – New City Road – is currently under construction in Glasgow and will deliver a further 315 rooms when it is completed. Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Homes, said: “This milestone reflects the unrivalled level of expertise in the student accommodation sector that our team has developed over recent ...
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  • During these unusual times, many of us may not have driven our vehicles for some time. When you do return to driving, it's important that you carry out some checks to ensure your vehicle is safe. Our partners at Kwik-Fit have remained open during the pandemic and are reporting steady increase in the amount for drivers needing assistance following extended periods of vehicles not being used. Kwik-Fit are currently operating reduced operating hours but have told us that they have a health tyre pipeline.  Performing regular checks on your vehicle helps ensure that it doesn't let you down when you need ...
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  • The HMRC has issued guidance on how to treat Benefit in Kind (BiK) tax during the COVID-19 lockdown. The new guidance clarifies the situation for company car drivers that are currently furloughed or working from home.  The HMRC states that employers should treat the car as being made ‘available for private use’ during this period even if your employee is instructed to not use the car or unable to physically to return the car. The HMRC will accept that a company car is unavailable in the following circumstances: Where the contract has terminated and the keys returned to the employer or third ...
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  •   Sadiq Khan, The Mayor of London has announced that all road charging schemes in London will temporarily be suspended as of Monday the 23rd March, until further notice.  ...
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