Category: Environmental

community infrastructure levy

Is there a future for the Community Infrastructure Levy?

The recent announcement by Planning Minister, Nick Bowles MP, unveiling direct cash incentives of up to 25% of the Community Infrastructure...

Last chance for the plan-led system?

The Localism Act, which legislated for the introduction of Neighbourhood Plans, could be the last-ditch attempt to get the plan-led system...

Shop doorway barricaded with sandbags in Tower Street, York, North Yorkshire.

Flood Crisis – Cherry & Griffiths assist policyholders in Northern England

Yet again torrential rain has caused flooding across large areas of northern England, with some people being forced to leave their homes...

how much energy are you wasting?

How much energy is your business wasting?

High energy costs are crippling many British businesses but there are ways of maximising energy efficiency and saving money as well as...

planning laws relaxed to help commercial property

Planning relaxation helps retail property

A reduction in planning red tape to allow more empty buildings to be used as temporary commercial premises is good news for businesses...