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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+ LBTT Revenue in November

SPF's monthly analysis of LBTT revenue in November

9 Jan 2017

+ LBTT Year One

Comments by the Scottish Property Federation for the Finance Committee of the Scottish Parliament on the first year of LBTT.

5 Sep 2016

+ Letter from the Scottish Government on transitional relief

Letter from the Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Kate Forbes MSP, confirming the Scottish Government's intention to extend transitional relief on business rates until the next revaluation in 2022.

13 Dec 2018

+ Letter to Scottish Government Chief Planner - Planning Priorities for Change

Our views on Short, Medium and Long Term priorities for change and game-changing ideas to support planning delivery.   Contact Mandy Catterall: mcatterall@bpf.org.uk

24 Apr 2015

+ Managing Change Guidance Notes

Our response to Historic Scotland's consultation sets out our views on their guidance notes.  Contact Mandy Catterall mcatterall@bpf.org.uk 

7 Nov 2014

+ Managing Change in the Historic Environment: World Heritage Sites - SPF Response

SPF response to the Historic Scotland consultation on Managing Change in the Historic Environment: World Heritage Sites guidance notes.

6 Nov 2015

+ Model Tenancy Agreement (Draft Easy Read Notes) - SPF Consultation Response

The Scottish Property Federation's response to the Scottish Government's informal consultation on the draft 'Easy Read Notes' for the new Model Tenancy Agreement.

25 Aug 2017

+ Moving Forward with LBTT

Our comments on Moving Forward with LBTT. Contact David Melhuish dmelhuish@bpf.org.uk 

2 Apr 2014

+ New Enforcement Measures for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Relevant Offences Order

Our response to Government's consultation on the design and use of the new enforcement measures available to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).  Contact Mandy Catterall mcatterall@bpf.org.uk 

3 Oct 2014

+ Non-domestic rating valuation appeals system

Our response to Government's review of the valuation appeal system for business rates.  Contact: David Melhuish dmelhuish@bpf.org.uk 

6 Mar 2015
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