The government must think ahead and do all it can to head off a housing crash. A National Housing Conversion Fund should be part of that forward planning.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every sector of industry, but it’s no secret that tourism and hospitality has suffered more than most, writes Rachel Oxborough.
Andy Wood, managing partner Yorkshire and North East at Grant Thornton, writes on the Northern Powerhouse and the levelling-up agenda.
Lichfields' senior director, Peter Wilks writes on how changes to town centre use classes will allow far greater flexibility to change uses within town centres without the need to obtain planning permission.
Now is the time to champion small, socially minded businesses, writes School for Social Entrepreneurs' chief executive, Alastair Wilson.
It’s crystal clear that all involved in planning and development need to think hard about the long-term legacy for those who live in the houses we build.
Putting all our eggs in the home ownership basket will bring about a return to the situation that caused the dysfunctional housing market conditions that the nation now suffers from.
'If there is one thing I have learnt from years of working in regeneration, it’s that there often isn’t a single community and a single set of views.'
The face of high street retail may have changed but there will always be a hardcore of shoppers who don't disappear to do their shopping online.
'To ignore the differing roles that different parts of Britain play in the national economy is to misunderstand an important part of how the economy functions.'