Can Planning help to solve the social care crisis?
The COVID pandemic has brought the crisis in our Social Care system into sharp focus, and while much of the Government’s recent attention has been on reform of funding mechanisms, we ask what role the Planning System can play in helping to fix Social Care, and particularly Older People’s Housing.
The Office for National Statistics expects 1.5 million jobs in England to be automated in the future and women, young people, and those who work part-time are most likely to work in roles that are at high risk of automation. (ONS, 2019).
This three-part webinar series with Farmers Weekly, 'Landowner-Led Development', explores the opportunities available for landowners in building a legacy through development. In case you missed it, you can watch all of the recordings below.
The UK was in lockdown three times from March 2020 to March 2021 (retail for approximately 7.2 months and restaurants and leisure 8.9 months). Footfall as reported by the Cambridge BID is still 36% down on the average footfall recorded between 2015-2019. The consequential loss of business to retailers and leisure operators due to the loss of custom from city centre office users, tourists, students has been devastating.
With biodiversity net gain soon to be become a legal requirement for developments in England, we have proactively established a service line that facilitates the delivery of biodiversity net gain schemes. One such scheme is being delivered at Lower Valley Farm, South Cambridgeshire, where we have partnered with Cambridgeshire County Council to oversee the phased habitat creation across the farm.