Andrew Howard

Andrew Howard

Managing director, BECG

Social value – the carrot or the stick?

April 7, 2021

BECG md Andrew Howard argues that embracing social value could minimise community opposition to development

Communications takeaways for 2021

Dec. 4, 2020

BECG managing director Andrew Howard reflects on communication strategies for 2021

The fight to “keep in control"

Nov. 4, 2020

BECG managing director Andrew Howard assesses whether the government’s radical planning reform can survive opposition from its own party

Tory councillors’ planning white paper concerns

Oct. 8, 2020

Andrew Howard looks at the results of BECG's poll of councillors’ attitudes to the new planning white paper

Time to prioritise retirement living

July 8, 2020

BECG md Andrew Howard says that retirement communities have fared well in the pandemic – now is the time to prioritise their provision in the future

No going back

June 4, 2020

BECG md Andrew Howard says that planning will not be the same again following the crisis-inspired switch to online

Taking the “p” out of planning

Nov. 6, 2019

Andrew Howard of BECG argues for the introduction of regional inspectorates to take the local politics out of planning

Social change demands housing innovation

June 5, 2019

Changing attitudes and new family forms require innovative thinking on new homes, says Andrew Howard

A national solution to a local challenge

May 1, 2019

Andrew Howard, md of BECG, argues for a hybrid planning regime that introduces a new route to housing

The “disrupters” must address bigger picture

April 5, 2019

Andrew Howard argues that just “disrupting” the housing market will not deliver the homes that we need