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4 home improvement ideas for Autumn: Do I need planning permission?

In this guide, we will give you some ideas on home improvements for Autumn, while explaining the planning permission rules.

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Meet Rob

"I have managed a wide variety of different and interesting project, and now run the Planning Services team."

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DBS checks for prisons

DBS checks for prisons: Here's what you need to know.

Regulated activity refers to any activity that involves working directly and unsupervised with vulnerable people. Any role that includes this type of activity will require an Enhanced DBS Check with Barred List Check.

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Planning permission for swimming pools

Planning Permission For Swimming Pools

Homeowners with a big enough garden can build an outdoor pool under their permitted development rights.

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DBS checks for pharmacies - Everything you need to know

Pharmacists/pharmacy technicians will engage in regulated activity because they provide healthcare to adults and children.

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Do I need planning permission for insulation?

Having a poorly insulated home could mean an increase in heating bills, which is not ideal with the current rise in living costs. Insulation is material designed to prevent heat or sound from being transmitted from one area to another. Properly insulating your home not only reduces heating and cooling costs but also improves comfort.

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Do counsellors need DBS checks?

DBS checks should be carried out on Counsellors to ensure they are suitable for the role and allowed to work with vulnerable individuals.

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Market Insight Report for June 2022

We are now half-way through 2022. Apart from the exceptionally high number of submissions last year, 2022 has seen more submissions than previous years'. This was until June, where 2020 has overtaken 2022's application figures. It’s going to be interesting to see how the remaining six months of the year performs.

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