Enterprise zones were first introduced in the UK in the 1980s. They are being reintroduced with the aim of reducing perceived barriers to business, such as the planning system
Latest enterprise zone news
- Third of enterprise zones still without simplified planning rules
- Growth bill relaxes local order process
- Cameron 'unhappy with progress of enterprise zones', say reports
- £474m Local Infrastructure Fund focuses on quick wins
- Green light for Manchester Airport business district
- Osborne backs plan to devolve billions to LEPs
- Local government chief slams Heseltine report
- Five reasons to attend tomorrow's IED annual conference
- Business rates reform official to address conference next week
- Tax increment financing powers enshrined in law
- Half of LEP businesspeople "acutely frustrated" with progress
- CBI calls for economic development policy tweaks
Features, Opinion & Analysis
For the first time, Planning has produced a list of the 100 most influential people in the sector.
The chancellor George Osborne has announced nearly £300 million of funding over the next two years to speed up the development of new homes on surplus public sector sites.
The threat of developers bypassing residents' plans was among the issues that emerged at this year's Northern Growth Summit, says Richard Garlick.
Earlier this year, Liverpool broke ranks and enthusiastically embraced the government's city mayoral agenda. But did the city secure a good deal, Adam Branson asks its first executive mayor.
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- Planning & Development Surveyor Matchtech £25 - £35/h, Inner London
- Senior Planning Policy Officer London Legacy Development Corporation £37,494 , Stratford East London
- Planning Consultant Macdonald & Co £25,000 per annum plus benefits, Bedfordshire
- Development Control Officer Macdonald & Co London, London
- Senior Policy Planner Macdonald & Co £23.00 to £30.00 per hr Ltd Co, Oxfordshire
- Planning Manager Strategic Land Countryside Properties £competitive + car + benefits, Brentwood
- Principal Planning Policy Officer Morgan Hunt £32 - £36 per annum, East London
- Senior Town Planner Stride Treglown Limited Please write to us with your salary expectations.We offer a comprehensive benefits package., Clifton, Bristol
- Planning Manager (Fixed term 6-9 months maternity cover) Sport England £33,256 p.a. plus generous benefits, Bisham Abbey, Buckinghamshire
- Contract Opportunity to lead a small/med sized planning team (maternity cover arrangment - London) Beach Baker Property Recruitment £On experience but circa £65k, London
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