An update on Biodiversity Net Gain

An update on Biodiversity Net Gain

Under the Environment Act a minimum 10% increase in Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is required for developments A recent legal review confirmed 10% BNG will not be mandatory until a two year transitional period has passed and secondary legislation sets the date for the...
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...
A New Approach

A New Approach

Bakerwell has previously reported on the Kent District Level Licensing (DLL) scheme for Great Crested Newts Triturus cristatus (GCN). Bakerwell has had the opportunity to work with Natural England on a trial for a project that has gone live and has subsequently...