Planning/surveying – prof orgs + other info

Completing our look at planning/surveying as a possible career option, take a look at:

Planning – an info hub for planning professionals.  The website contains sector news and analysis on regeneration and renewal, economic development, housing and communities and environment, planning policy and legislation, with town planning job vacancies advertised. Browse jobs by sector, UK location or job function

Also, two professional bodies that may be of interest:

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) – Professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property and construction

Town and Country Planning Association (tcpa) – Leading edge think-tank which campaigns for the reform of the UK’s planning system to make it more responsive to people’s needs and aspirations and to promote sustainable development. The TCPA occupies a unique position, overlapping with those involved in the development industry, the environmental movement and those concerned with social justice

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