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: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:14:54 GMT

Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:01:32 GMT)
The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year. 

Pensioners could get death estimate (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:31:18 GMT)
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb. 

Lamb takeaways 'often another meat' (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:04:44 GMT)
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat. 

Anglo Irish bank pair found guilty (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:33:09 GMT)
Two former Anglo Irish bank chiefs have been found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price. 

UK housing market 'shows resilience' (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:05:04 GMT)
The "resilient" UK housing market recorded another increase in mortgage lending in March, according to a lenders' group. 

US banking giants see mixed results (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:34:30 GMT)
US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump. 

Weak start for Weibo US share sale (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:15:17 GMT)
China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, has a lukewarm reception on the first day of its listing on the US stock market. 

London Market Report (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:56:13 GMT)
The pound hits its highest level in more than four years against the US dollar. 

RBS: No evidence of small firm fraud (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:10:23 GMT)
Royal Bank of Scotland says law firm Clifford Chance has cleared it over allegations that it forced small firms to close so it could make a profit. 

Mulberry warns of lower profits (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:52:00 GMT)
Luxury goods retailer Mulberry issues its second profit warning since Christmas and says it will look to introduce new "more affordable" products. 

Tube staff plan five days of strikes (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:07:51 GMT)
RMT workers on the London Underground are to take five days of strike action according to the union. 

Bus operator to axe 14 services (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:44:53 GMT)
The biggest bus operator in Wales announces it will axe 14 services and reduce eight others as it cuts its fleet by 10%. 

German media boss criticises Google (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:20:24 GMT)
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant. 

China sales fall hits Remy Cointreau (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:13:19 GMT)
French spirits firm Remy Cointreau says operating profits will fall by up to 40% after a crackdown by China on extravagant spending hits sales. 

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. 

Virgin apologises for email glitch (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:07:45 GMT)
Virgin Media apologises after some of its customers received hundreds of unwanted emails because of a distribution list error. 

Tencent brings Candy Crush to China (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:21:59 GMT)
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment. 

Free jail-built bikes for jobseekers (Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:39:00 GMT)
Jobseekers in Derby will be given free bikes refurbished by prisoners in a bid to help them find work. 

New teachers 'can't risk mortgages' (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:14:29 GMT)
A teaching union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings. 

Wage rises catch up with inflation (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:35:12 GMT)
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics. 

'Shocking' rise in use of food banks (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:35:23 GMT)
Hundreds of thousands more people are turning to food banks to stop themselves from going hungry, says charity the Trussell Trust. 

China's 7.4% growth beats forecast (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:38:37 GMT)
China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013. 

UK unemployment rate falls to 6.9% (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:16:20 GMT)
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate. 

China 'must allow currency to rise' (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:28:43 GMT)
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth. 

The boss who wants staff to have fun (Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:06:33 GMT)
A profile of Henry Engelhardt, the boss of insurance group Admiral, and why he wants his staff to have fun. 

Bamboo back in business for Taiwan (Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:37:42 GMT)
After decades of decline, Taiwan's bamboo industry is now recovering as the plant is being used to make a wider range of goods, says the BBC's Cindy Sui. 

The Whole Foods way of engaging staff (Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:06:16 GMT)
How can firms engage their employees? Whole Foods chief executive John Mackey explains how he motivates his staff. 

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. 

Hearts' banker agrees shares sale (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:11:37 GMT)
Ukio Bankas creditors approve the sale of its shares in Hearts, who can now begin their move out of administration. 

Prize money increase for French Open (Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:51 GMT)
The French Open will pay prize money of more than £20.6m this year, with the singles champions each receiving £1.36m. 

AUDIO: Google 'not meeting expectations' (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:01:01 GMT)
Larry Magid, technology analyst for CNET, discusses the fall in Google's shares. 

AUDIO: Why Danny Mills bought all the pies (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:07:44 GMT)
Former England defender Danny Mills has invested in the struggling West Cornwall Pasty Company. 

VIDEO: Pennycook: Co-op results 'a disaster' (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:30:57 GMT)
The Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn for 2013. Interim chief executive Richard Pennycook described the results as "a disaster". 

VIDEO: Cyborg glasses mimic eye gestures (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:58:26 GMT)
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort. 

VIDEO: Union backs plans for Co-op reform (Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:35 GMT)
The Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn provoking widespread calls for reform, including from one of the business's main unions Unite. 

VIDEO: Thousands of China workers on strike (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:54:59 GMT)
Labour disputes pop up regularly in China, but one strike in southern China over pay is attracting attention because of its size - 40,000 workers are involved. 

VIDEO: Is ZTE's choosy strategy working? (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:54:16 GMT)
ZTE has decided to pass over investing in areas where returns aren't likely to be high - its results later will show how its new strategy is paying off. 

VIDEO: End of cost of living squeeze? (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:47:38 GMT)
Wage increases have finally risen above the rate of inflation, after four years of falling living standards. 

Fire ice: The energy of the future? (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:42 GMT)
The latest addiction to help satisfy our energy needs 

Indian bike messenger firm takes off (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:32 GMT)
How easy is it for Indian start-up firms to get their wheels turning? 

Sweet or sour? Duping our taste buds (Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:11 GMT)
Would this dessert taste different on a black plate? 

How GDP became the figure to watch (Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:14:47 GMT)
How GDP became such an important measurement 

How 3D is changing the shape of lessons (Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:02:16 GMT)
How 3D printing is changing the shape of lessons 

The self-storage millionaires (Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:13:04 GMT)
The men who got rich selling empty space 

Hi-tech start-ups aim for the stars (Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:05:47 GMT)
New tech helps small firms shoot for the stars 

Steering a company in a new direction (Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:58 GMT)
When implementing change brings a personal backlash