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SMEs and small sites restricted by planning system Locked

Research by Lichfields, based on a sample of planning permissions has highlighted the disadvantage SMEs face in trying to develop small sites and suggests the government’s planning reforms will help.

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Hitachi abandons UK nuclear new-build plans Locked

Only one developer now remains in the UK nuclear new-build market after Hitachi exit, leaving the supply chain to scrap for contracts from two remaining sites. Energy whitepaper needed more than ever.

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White paper’s unintended consequences Locked

Could the planning white paper re-balance economic development away from the north and produce a centralised, top-down system that pleases nobody? Will Hatchett reports