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  • Planning, landscape design and ecology consultancy LUC has promoted seven of its members of staff and made a number of new appointments.
  • Property development and construction firm Caddick Group has launched a strategic land arm that will offer site assembly, negotiation and promotion, alongside planning services.
  • Leicester-based planning firm Marrons Planning has appointed Lizzie Beresford as a senior planner to help meet growing demand for strategic planning advice in the region.
  • Are you an experienced chartered town planner seeking a new way to work? Would you like to combine higher earnings with more freedom?
  • James Del Mar has joined rural planning and advisory firm Rural Solutions as executive director.
  • Francesca Osowska OBE has been appointed as the new CEO at Scottish Natural Heritage.
  • Dame Helen Ghosh is standing down as director-general of the National Trust to become master of Balliol College, Oxford.
  • The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced that Christopher Choa has become its new chairman, serving on a voluntary basis for the next two years.

  • Paul Brundage has been announced as the new president of the British Property Federation (BPF).

  • Getting a new job is cause for celebration, but if you want to make a good first impression, work begins immediately. How do you prepare for your first day, build bridges with new colleagues and stand yourself in good stead for the future? In the second part of a two-part feature, Matt Moody take...
  • Getting a new job is cause for celebration, but if you want to make a good first impression, work begins immediately. How do you prepare for your first day, build bridges with new colleagues and stand yourself in good stead for the future? Matt Moody takes a look
  • The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has appointed Professor Tony Crook CBE as its new deputy chairman, following a council meeting on 21 June.
  • Mark Howe and Mathew Gonzalez will join private rental developer Moda Living as project director and development director respectively.

  • Natalie Minott will lead the real estate litigation team at Hewitsons after becoming a partner at the firm.
  • Jim Bailey, a town planning consultant with more than 30 years of experience, has been appointed director at Pegasus Group’s Bracknell office.
  • Planning consultancy Turley is to open a new office in Cambridge. It will be the company’s 13th office.
  • Anna Rose has been appointed as the head of the Planning Advisory Service (PAS).
  • The chair of Network Rail, Sir Peter Hendy CBE, has been named as the prospective new chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) by city mayor Sadiq Khan.
  • Turley, one of the UK’s largest independent planning and development consultancies, has promoted five of its co-owners into new director roles.
  • In a competitive job market, getting an interview is an achievement in itself. Now that you’ve got the employer’s attention, how can you ensure that you make the best impression in person? In the third of a three-part series, Matt Moody looks at how to follow up after an interview