Protected Species Licences during COVID–19

Protected Species Licences during COVID–19

Natural England (NE) COVID–19 have provided an update regarding their Planning Consultee and Protected Species Mitigation Licence (PSML) applications and work under a granted licence has just been published, click here for full details. In summary NE are seeking to...
Brexit: Ecology and Development

Brexit: Ecology and Development

The withdrawal from the European Union is due to officially occur at the end of January. We are often asked how this will affect the requirement for impacts to protected species from proposed developments to be identified and mitigated. Domestic legislation e.g. the...
Biodiversity Net Gain Planning Guidance

Biodiversity Net Gain Planning Guidance

Bakerwell director Donna Popplewell recently collaborated with ENDS report to provide a brief rundown on Biodiversity Net Gain, the purpose of the Governments new planning guidance and the potential implications for councils and developers. Click here to read the...