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Practice advice notes

Digital Economy coverDigital Economy and Town Planning (May 2017) demonstrates what planners can do to ensure the right conditions are in place for the growth of the tech sector. It highlights the opportunities new technology offers for planning. This practice advice builds on our Planning and Tech policy paper published last year.



RTPI Guide To Working InternationallyGuide to Working Internationally (February 2017) contains general information, tips and relevant contacts for working in planning around the world. The guide is for individual members and independent consultancies looking to expand beyond the UK and Ireland.



Dementia coverDementia and Town Planning (January 2017) Creating better environments for people living with dementia. Endorsed by Alzheimer's Society this practice advice summarises expert advice, outlines key planning and health policy and highlights case studies.



Ethics coverPractice Advice on Ethics and Professional Standards (April 2016) Advice for RTPI Members to support the RTPI Code of Professional Conductand guide Members on their professional responsibilities. It covers issues including: ethicial challenges, conflicts of interest, equality and diversity, professional competency, gifts and hospitality and use of social media.



CPD coverContinuing Professional Development (April 2016) Provides a step by step approach for RTPI Members who are required to take reasonable steps to maintain their professional competence throughout their working life by developing their professional skills and knowledge.



Starting your own practice coverStarting your own Private Practice (April 2016) is designed to support our members who are considering, or who have recently set up as a planning consultant. It focuses on the needs of the independent consultant, small consultancies or those going into partnership. We have also highlighted the support the RTPI provides for our private sector members.


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