E3 Consulting warns against missed opportunity in planning shake-up  

Property tax specialists have called for more details about ‘disappointingly vague’ proposals for a shake-up of planning infrastructure charges unveiled in the Queen’s Speech. E3 Consulting has welcomed the reforms outlined in the government’s landmark Planning Bill but has warned against introducing a one-size-fits-all system. The government aims to create a new Infrastructure Levy to replace the existing system of … Read More

Chamber calls for infrastructure action

Businesses are becoming increasingly concerned by failing infrastructure, according to Dorset’s voice of business. Dorset Chamber has called for action amid the ongoing closure of Poole’s Twin Sails Bridge and the Sandbanks ferry. Both are currently out of action at one of the peak times of the year. It wants to see a long term vision for infrastructure in the … Read More

Hi-tech firm’s lift-off for air ambulance

  A technology firm in Bristol is helping to keep a publicly-funded life-saving air ambulance going. ITEC, based in Whitchurch in the city, is now providing IT support for Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust (CAAT) following a rigorous tendering process. The essential back-up ensures vital computer communications remain robust, enabling the charitable trust to raise the money to fund the helicopter’s … Read More