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: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:04:55 GMT

UK government hits borrowing target (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:07:45 GMT)
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year. 

EU in slow progress on deficit cuts (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:03:35 GMT)
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show. 

Primark to open its first US stores (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:26:44 GMT)
Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston. 

Renewable energy projects approved (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:55:44 GMT)
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government. 

Property sales continue to pick up (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:39:22 GMT)
UK property sales were 19% higher in March than the same month a year ago as buyers continued to return to the market, figures show. 

Energy switching numbers 'still low' (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:43:19 GMT)
Nearly two-thirds of people have never switched energy supplier - a process that could save them £200, says the energy regulator, Ofgem. 

Patisserie Valerie plans share sale (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:16:03 GMT)
The owner of the Patisserie Valerie cafe chain becomes the latest firm to plan a stock market flotation, with its listing set to raise £33m. 

Firms warned on 'ridiculous' pay (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:51:21 GMT)
Britain's top companies have been warned to exercise caution on executive pay by Vince Cable as they prepare to set next year's awards. 

Flybe in London City Airport deal (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:12:33 GMT)
Flybe is to offer flights to and from London City Airport after signing a five-year deal. 

Australia to buy 58 new F-35 jets (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:48:45 GMT)
Australia approves the purchase of 58 new F-35 fighter jets worth 12.4bn Australian dollars ($11.5bn; £6.8bn). 

London Market Report (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:39:22 GMT)
Shares in AB Foods jump 9% after it announces its Primark clothing chain will launch in the US, but the FTSE 100 falls back. 

'Irresponsible' holiday ad banned (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:25:58 GMT)
A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time. 

GM seeks to bar some ignition cases (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:56:53 GMT)
General Motors asks a US court to bar some lawsuits relating to its recall over faulty ignition switches. 

'A third' can't afford healthy food (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:06:53 GMT)
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests. 

Future of the net debated in Brazil (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:20:02 GMT)
Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed. 

KFC owner's profits get China boost (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:57:25 GMT)
Yum Brands, the owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, reports an 18% jump in first quarter profit, helped by a rebound in sales in China. 

Monster Inc: Nessie advice for firms (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:43:58 GMT)
Businesses in the Highlands have been offered free advice on how they can cash in on the Loch Ness Monster myth. 

Small print 'longer than a novel' (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:36:56 GMT)
Small print on some car insurance policies has a higher word count than George Orwell's novel Animal Farm, a consumer website has found. 

Lethal chainsaws among port seizures (Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:14:35 GMT)
"Lethal" chainsaws and dangerous toy dolls were among more than a million unsafe goods that have been seized at the UK's ports and borders. 

Co-op Bank report blames governance (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:14:16 GMT)
A major report into the near collapse of the Co-operative Bank will say poor oversight of the organisation sowed the seeds of its troubles. 

HMRC 'plans to share personal data' (Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:50:05 GMT)
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security. 

Three Scots universities leave CBI (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:21:03 GMT)
Three Scottish universities become the latest organisations to quit the CBI over its stance in the Scottish independence referendum debate. 

Bolivia raises minimum wage by 20% (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:45:22 GMT)
After talks with the trade unions, Bolivia's President, Evo Morales agrees to raise the minimum wage of private and public sector workers by 20%. 

Russia plans Crimea casino boom (Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:17:50 GMT)
Russia's President Putin presents a draft law to create a gambling zone in Crimea, now that the Kremlin has made it part of Russia. 

The man who helps Somali firms grow (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:50:04 GMT)
The BBC's Jane O'Brien profiles US-Somali investor Mohamed Ali, who returns to his African homeland to help businesses to grow and prosper. 

Entrepreneurs' highs and lows (Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:13:13 GMT)
Some of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs talk to the BBC about how to succeed - and share some of their biggest mistakes. 

Indian bike messenger firm takes off (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:32 GMT)
As a new type of cycle courier firm takes to the roads in Bangalore, the BBC's Sameer Hashmi looks at the challenges faced by Indian start-up companies. 

R&A chief executive Dawson to retire (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:29:55 GMT)
Peter Dawson is to step down as chief executive of the R&A, golf's governing body, in September 2015. 

Jockey Club makes record profits (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:58:45 GMT)
The Jockey Club, the organisation behind the UK's leading horseracing events, reports record profits for last year of £22m. 

Man City players 'best paid in sport' (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:57:59 GMT)
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a new study. 

VIDEO: Money on wheels: Banking goes mobile (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:02:14 GMT)
UK banks are expanding their use of mobile branches. Brian Milligan reports on the new banks on wheels. 

VIDEO: How will US trade deal affect Japan? (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:53:18 GMT)
US President Obama is embarking on a week-long tour of Asia, with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal high on the agenda. 

VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work? (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:50:05 GMT)
BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy. 

VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:16:20 GMT)
A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist. 

VIDEO: Cable warns firms on 'ridiculous' pay (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:35:47 GMT)
Business Secretary Vince Cable talks to BBC Business Editor Kamal Ahmed about his warning to FTSE 100 companies on executive pay 

VIDEO: Pakistan mobile network auction (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:53:41 GMT)
The BBC's Nosheen Abbas reports on Pakistan's first 3G and 4G auction and the boost it may give to the nation's economy. 

VIDEO: UK debt wall 'falling down' (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:20:17 GMT)
The UK economy may be starting to recover, but the country's levels of debt still remain among the highest in the developed world. 

AUDIO: 'Red Knight' O'Neill on Man Utd future (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:50:35 GMT)
Former Goldman Sachs boss Jim O'Neill reflects on why Man Utd's business interests overshadows all other considerations 

Money on wheels: Banking goes mobile (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:03:46 GMT)
The old technology bringing your bank branch to you 

The trouble with technology stocks (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:12:16 GMT)
Are investors calling time on tech stocks? 

The price of failure at Manchester United (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:28:31 GMT)
How David Moyes dented Man Utd's balance sheet 

VIDEO: The trouble with tips (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:33:55 GMT)
Should all workers get the same minimum wage? 

Exam pressure: A tutor's eye view (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:19:21 GMT)
Enter the world of the super tutor 

What's at stake with the TPP? (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:07:39 GMT)
Key points at stake with the world's biggest free trade deal 

Making work more than just a job (Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:33:49 GMT)
Making work about more than just a salary 

Will the wind in Spain blow slower? (Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:19:25 GMT)
The wind energy sector blowing hot and cold