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Data presented at the Institute of Economic Development (IED) annual conference in November suggest management in the UK is weak, and increasingly failing a workforce that counts among one of the world’s most  talented and highly skilled.
 
There have been persistent calls for planning to address its reputation as a ‘barrier’ to change, and become more ‘collaborative’ and ‘pro-active’. The Farrell Review suggests planning officers should be partners in place-making, and the system reform... Read more...
‘People and money,’ a report produced by Arcadis, found that a failure to attract staff to the construction industry is one of the main barriers to increased housing supply (rather than the availability of land and the planning system); apparently, yo... Read more...

The consultants supporting the Council develop the AAP, Plan Projects, have carried out some initial research using a mixed research methodology, including analysis of data sets contained within Census 2011 and street interviews with residents. This h... Read more...

The Place-making Summit will be a great forum to explore how urban regeneration will evolve now the high priest of localism, Greg Clark, is enthroned at Marsham Street.

The summit will take place on Wednesday 17 June in London, giving place-makers... Read more...

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