News & Events

06/01/2014 - New Head Office - Folkestone

We are delighted to announce the purchase of our new Head Office situated at 20 Church Street, Folkestone.

Our new office, which provides us with 5 times the amount of office space, will allow us to meet growing demand whilst ensuring we have additional office space for future expansion and possible sub leasing to businesses which would complement Planancy services.


Planancy Ltd,
20 Church Street,
CT20 1SE

Tel: 01303 227 338

02/09/2013 - New London Office

Planancy is pleased to announce the opening of a brand-new London office based within walking distance of Kings Cross station.
This expansion will allow us to meet growing demand whilst ensuring we have the professional resources required in the capital to further serve new and existing clients.


Planancy Ltd,
25-28 Field Street,

Tel: 0207 837 7746

BBC Business News Updated: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:08:12 GMT

Banks may be forced to boost reserves (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:10:02 GMT)
British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn, the Bank of England has proposed. 

Russia raises interest rates to 9.5% (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:32:56 GMT)
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation. 

Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMT)
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds originally issued by Winston Churchill. 

Former Android boss leaves Google (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:57:29 GMT)
Andy Rubin steps down from Google, while his former colleague Daniel Graf is demoted at Twitter 

Eurozone inflation edges up to 0.4% (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:16:49 GMT)
Inflation in the eurozone rose slightly in October, giving some hope that the spectre of deflation can be staved off. 

BOJ boosts monetary stimulus measure (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:34:29 GMT)
Japan's central bank, the Bank of Japan, surprises markets by announcing an expansion of its monetary stimulus policy. 

RBS reserves £400m for currency probe (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:59:50 GMT)
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market. 

FTSE up on bank news and Japan move (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:50:23 GMT)
The FTSE 100 rises more than 1% as investors breathed a sigh of relief over Bank of England plans for capital reserves and welcomed news of a stimulus boost from the Bank of Japan. 

Hungary scraps controversial web tax (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:57:00 GMT)
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it. 

BA owner raises profit forecast (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:49:14 GMT)
The parent company of British Airways, IAG, raises its profit forecast after it reports a 30% increase in third-quarter profits. 

Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:08:33 GMT)
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries. 

Sony reports loss of $1.2bn (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:05:49 GMT)
Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony reports a net loss for the three months to September of 136bn yen ($1.2bn; £762m). 

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:43:16 GMT)
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries". 

ANZ bank announces record profit (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:55:34 GMT)
One of Australia's biggest lenders, ANZ, announces a record full-year net profit of A$7.3bn ($6.4bn, £4bn), up 15% from a year earlier. 

Starbucks sales disappoint investors (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:33:20 GMT)
Starbucks' shares fall as investors express disappointment at the company's latest quarterly sales figures. 

US posts better-than-expected growth (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:27:38 GMT)
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting. 

Noriega fails to sue Call of Duty (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:19:33 GMT)
The former dictator of Panama, Manuel Noriega, fails in his attempt to sue Activision after a character based on him appeared in a Call of Duty game. 

Tesco ATM promises 'free erections' (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:43:59 GMT)
There's been a rather unfortunate translation error on an ATM outside an Aberystwyth store. 

Housing market 'losing momentum' (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:24:55 GMT)
The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October. 

Royal Mint bid to woo gold investors (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:18:55 GMT)
The Royal Mint announces the sale of a series of new, smaller, gold coins in a bid to encourage more people to invest in bullion. 

Motorway fuel '£8 a tank dearer' (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:05:37 GMT)
Filling up at a motorway service station can cost the average motorist an extra £8 a tank compared with elsewhere, the RAC says. 

US Fed ends QE stimulus programme (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:28:18 GMT)
US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008 as economic recovery takes hold. 

Singapore 'best place for business' (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:31:31 GMT)
Singapore is ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year by the World Bank's annual "Doing Business" report. 

Mortgage approvals at 14-month low (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:20:47 GMT)
The number of mortgages being approved has fallen to its lowest level in more than a year, according to the Bank of England. 

Change in China for family succession (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:04:52 GMT)
Chinese entrepreneurs have typically chosen family members as their successors, but that tradition is now shifting. 

Australia's flexible small firms (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:19:12 GMT)
A growing number of Australian small firms are allowing their staff to work flexibly and are offering unusual benefits, saying it improves both morale and productivity. 

The man who built a chocolate empire (Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:02:27 GMT)
Hotel Chocolat co-founder Angus Thirlwell explains how he created a corporate mints provider which he transformed into a chocolate empire. 

NFL could give UK 'more than £100m' (Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:00:32 GMT)
A London-based NFL team could be worth more than £100m a year to the UK, according to a new report. 

Hearts 'will adopt living wage' (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:19:33 GMT)
Hearts vow to become the first football club in Scotland - and biggest in the UK - to adopt the living wage. 

'Prize money gap needs to be closed' (Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:02:42 GMT)
Men earn more prize money than women in 30% of sports, a BBC Sport study reveals. 

VIDEO: 'I don't know what my destiny is' (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:19:39 GMT)
A day in the life of Ismael Diabate, an economic migrant stranded in the Moroccan capital of Rabat. 

VIDEO: Morocco's offshore oil dispute (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:17:07 GMT)
US oil company Kosmos Energy is to begin drilling off the coast of Western Sahara - a disputed territory claimed by both the Moroccan government and separatists from the indigenous Saharawi people. 

VIDEO: Zimbabwe's crocodile farms (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:23:42 GMT)
Crocodile farming in Zimbabwe is an expensive, niche business, as the BBC's Brian Hungwe finds out. 

VIDEO: Can Indian consumers shop for less? (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:27:11 GMT)
The BBC's Yogita Limaye asks if ordinary people are witnessing a real change in the cost of living due to slowing inflation. 

VIDEO: Is data the next frontier in Africa? (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:24:58 GMT)
With the vast majority of people choosing mobile phones over fixed lines, is data the next logical focus for Africa's telecommunications business? 

VIDEO: Philippines tourism shrugs off warning (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:42:52 GMT)
Ramon Jimenez, the Philippines' tourism secretary, says a drop in numbers from China is not a major concern because of growing visits from other countries. 

VIDEO: Tim Cook 'an important role model' (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:49:14 GMT)
Lord Browne, author of The Glass Closet and former Chief Executive of BP, has hailed Apple CEO Tim Cook as "an important role model", after Mr Cook publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he was "proud to be gay". 

VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:53:21 GMT)
Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world. 

Global tax rules 'need tightening' (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:09:43 GMT)
Global tax rules 'need tightening' 

The metal detectors saving marriages (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:41:59 GMT)
The metal detectorists saving marriages 

What are Remploy workers doing now? (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:13:29 GMT)
How former Remploy workers struggle to find work 

Colorado considers fracking's future (Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:07:42 GMT)
Weighing up oil and gas development in Colorado 

Is it a golden age for Chinese cinema? (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:36:08 GMT)
Will Chinese films be the next big blockbusters? 

Has quantitative easing worked? (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:42:35 GMT)
Has the US Federal Reserve's QE policy worked? 

Giant Samsung struggles at the top (Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:13:17 GMT)
Has the market finally caught up with Samsung?