Monthly Archives: July 2012

More positive news about changes to planning

Further changes are proposed to the town planning system aimed at lifting the burden of planning on businesses, these include: new rules for submitting planning applications, details currently out to consultation reducing the overall amount of planning guidance having planning appeals dealt with more quickly   Connectivity Quick Guide: Streamlining the Planning System
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Planning Rules relaxed to aid Growth

  The Government is introducing a number of measures to simplify and speed up the planning process. Mike took part in discussions with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and the business sector. Connectivity Quick Guide to government changes to aid growth
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Good feedback from the Business School

I ran a workshop today at the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School called “How to make a good first impression at interview”. There were 26 participants and I received some really good feedback. “The graduates clearly enjoyed it and you were mentioned frequently in the ‘things you most enjoyed/found most helpful’ on the evaluation sheets.” […]
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Connectivity Associates wins planning permission for new hotel at Birmingham Gateway

As planning consultant to Network Rail and a development team comprising WSP, Mace and The Space Studio, Connectivity Associates has secured planning permission for the conversion of Ladywood House, a vacant 1960’s office tower next to Birmingham’s New Street Station, into a 280-bed hotel with conference, bar and restaurant facilities. The proposals will bring this […]
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