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: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:38:33 GMT

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BP warns of Russia sanctions risk (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:29:28 GMT)
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Car firms sued over CD 'rip' system (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:29:20 GMT)
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Airbus cancels Skymark contract (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:51:06 GMT)
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Microsoft in China anti-trust probe (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:55:49 GMT)
An anti-monopoly investigation into US technology giant Microsoft is launched by Chinese authorities. 

Bankers should 'swear ethics oath' (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:40:22 GMT)
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New chairman for troubled Morrisons (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:42:26 GMT)
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UBS responds to 'dark pools' probe (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:20 GMT)
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Kurdish oil tanker in US seizure (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:13:20 GMT)
An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government. 

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LA Clippers sale 'can go ahead' (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:11:35 GMT)
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling. 

Qatar 2022 'dismay' at workers' pay (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:25:11 GMT)
Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar say they are "heavily dismayed" by claims that migrants who worked on their offices are still waiting to be paid. 

Fifa widens ban for Ghanaian Edusei (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:35:14 GMT)
Former Ghana international Mark Edusei has a suspension for match-fixing imposed in Italy extended to a global ban by Fifa. 

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VIDEO: Green lobby dismiss fracking 'hype' (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:47:51 GMT)
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VIDEO: Strike 'will jeopardise holidays' (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:43:52 GMT)
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VIDEO: The facts about global travel (Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:11:12 GMT)
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VIDEO: Senegal farmers get cow tracker tech (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:11:32 GMT)
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VIDEO: Can Tunisia stamp out smuggling? (Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:39:20 GMT)
High tariffs on many goods in Tunisia make it profitable to bring everything in across the border, as Leana Hosea reports. 

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Argentina in denial over debt dispute (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:12:43 GMT)
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Sharp falls in China property market (Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:45:48 GMT)
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