Monthly Archives: January 2013

Offices to housing

The Government today announced new measures which allow offices to be converted into houses and flats without the need for planning permission. However, this is to last only for a limited period of three years. SeeĀ  Mike’s article in the Greater Manchester Chamber News. If you need advice on your property contact us.
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Increased investment in training

The service sector reports a three-point increase in training investment to +16%, the highest recorded since the first quarter of 2008. Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey Quarter 4 – 2012 Service sector companies are seeing the value of training and are investing in training their staff. Make sure that your company is […]
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New rules to streamline planning applications

Following consultation in the autumn, new rules will come into effect at the end of this month which will remove the national requirement to submit, with outline applications, details relating to layout and scale of development, where these matters are reserved for subsequent approval. Also under the new rules, a Council must review its local […]
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