What we do

On a daily basis, we engage with the government on the property industry in Scotland as well as provide our members with regular analyses of the property market and government policies.

In this section you can take a look at some of our work, including publications, briefings and consultation responses.

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amendment to Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Group Relief - SPF Consultation Response

16 Apr 2018

Barclay Implementation: A consultation on non-domestic rates reform - SPF Response

24 Sep 2018

+ BPF Annual Review 2013/14

In our first ever online Annual Review, we highlight 14 things we achieved for our members in 2013/14. It also features BPF President David Marks giving a video introduction.

8 Jul 2014

+ BPF Manifesto 2015 - A vision for British property

Our 2015 manifesto sets out our vision for the role of UK real estate, and proposes a new partnership with Government that will allow the industry to maximise its contribution to the UK.

6 Mar 2015

+ Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004: Proposed Changes To Guidance Within Domestic And Non-Domestic Building Standards For 2015

Our response to Government's consultation supports any changes which encourage consistency, as many of its proposals do, but notes a few areas for improvement.  Contact Mandy Catterall mcatterall@bpf.org.uk 

21 Jan 2015

Building Standards Letter

2 Mar 2017

+ Building Warrant Fees - SPF Consultation Response

The SPF's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on increasing Building Warrant fees.  

9 Jan 2017

+ Call for evidence on the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill - SPF Response

SPF response to the call for evidence by the Finance Committee of the Scottish Parliament on the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill.

4 Nov 2015


30 May 2019

+ City of Edinburgh Council Consultation: Developer Contributions and Affordable Housing Guidance - SPF Response

SPF response to the City of Edinburgh Council Consultation on Developer Contributions and Affordable Housing Guidance

29 Sep 2015
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