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The Planning Consultancy Survey 2016: the leading fee-earners

The Planning Consultancy Survey 2016: the leading fee-earners

Consultancies reveal a continued rise in income figures this year, with familiar names leading the table of highest earners. John Geoghegan and Mark Wilding report.

Scarce council resources preventing good planning, say 90 per cent of consultants

Scarce council resources preventing good planning, say 90 per cent of consultants

More than nine out of ten planning consultants believe that limited council planning team resources is hindering plan-making and decision-making, according to this year's Planning Consultancy Survey.

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London borough approves plans for transfer of planning functions to council-owned firm

London borough approves plans for transfer of planning functions to council-owned firm

Councillors at an east London borough this week approved plans to set up a company to manage the delivery of the council's regeneration agenda, which will include a major transfer of the authority's planning functions.

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The Guide to Planning Consultants 2013-14

The Guide to Planning Consultants 2013-14

Click through for your essential guide to informative, authoritative and effective planning advice.

Guide to Planning Lawyers 2013: BLP holds top spot

Guide to Planning Lawyers 2013: BLP holds top spot

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has held on to top place in Planning's annual review of the most highly regarded law firms working in the planning field.

Power 100

Power 100

For the first time, Planning has produced a list of the 100 most influential people in the sector.

Consultancy Survey 2012: overview

Consultancy Survey 2012: overview

After four years of doom and gloom, planning consultancies appear noticeably more optimistic about prospects for the year ahead, says Bryan Johnston.


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