Planning for business: Policy and practice updates

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Planning for business: Policy and practice updates

10 Jan 2019

The Government’s recent updates to national planning policy and practice guidance change the way in which local authorities will need to plan for economic growth in their area.

Long-awaited revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) were published in July last year, implementing around 85 reforms.

This Insight Focus explores the changes brought about by updated planning policy and practice guidance and the implications this will have for those involved in planning for economic growth and business needs across England.