News & information for and about planning consultants, including the Planning Consultancy Survey, offering unique insight into firms' performance and capacity as well as developing market trends and the Guide to Planning Consultants, a directory of consultancies with a detailed breakdown of specialist services.
How the market for planning advice changed last year, and how consultants predict it will evolve in the next 12-24 months
The firms with the most chartered town planners and planning surveyors, plus the main UK planning teams by region
The firms with the most fee income, including breakdown by type of development
Details of firms’ minimum and maximum rates for different grades of staff, plus the cheapest and most expensive firms to hire
The most in-demand skills, and the seniority levels at which firms are most likely to recruit
The economic climate, policy changes, the public attitude to development and the ongoing impacts of Covid-19 on businesses were the top of consultant's minds this year
- Planning Officers x 2 (Career Graded) Cherwell DC Banbury, Oxfordshire
- Principal Planning Officer x 2 Cherwell DC Banbury, Oxfordshire
- Senior Planning Officer Cherwell DC Banbury, Oxfordshire
- Senior Planning Officer Cheshire East Council Macclesfield, with flexible office and home working
- Principal Planning Officer Cheshire East Council Macclesfield or Crewe, with flexible office and home working
Exclusive: the consultants that employ the most planning professionals, the fastest growing firms and much more.
Consultants fear economic uncertainty as Brexit approaches but are confident of growth in housing and transport work, Adam Branson and John Geoghegan report.
The Planning Consultancy Services Guide 2019
Planning Consultancy Services 2019 helps guide public, private and third sector participants through the plethora of sources of advice available from large and small planning advisers. The directory has developed into the established reference guide to this sector of the profession since it was first published in 2004. Download the guide here.