• Des Ward of Innopsis analyses the issue of security in local authorities, and offers advice on the potential threats to council’s information sharing capability.

  • Amid all of the hustle and bustle of daily life, the need for green spaces should not be ignored or degraded, says Denise Ewbank of the British Association of Landscape Industries.

  • Kevin Reed, of the UK Rainwater Management Association, discusses how better water management could stop problems reoccurring in the future.

  • Councils should be considering lighting as an integral part of a their plans for a low-energy and more sustainable future, says Brendan Keely, of the Society of Light and Lighting.

  • The city of The Beatles, culture and sport, UNESCO World Heritage site and host of the International Festival for Business in 2014 and 2016, Liverpool is a world-class destination.

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An inquiry has been launched into the interventions of both Tower Hamlets and Rotherham councils following the imposition of commissioners.

1,000 new homes are to built in London as part of two multi-million pound deals.

Universal Credit, the government’s flagship benefits reform, is now available to all types of claimant in five areas across the UK.

The National Outsourcing Association (NOA) is offering an unlimited number of free places at the NOA Symposium 2016 for employees of public sector organisations.

Voters in Guildford are set to be polled on whether they wish to have a directly-elected mayor.

Children services at Birmingham City Council are due to be taken over by a trust, after Ofsted inspectors branded the service a ‘national disgrace’.

According to the National Audit Office (NAO), taxpayers which are forced to hold the line while calling HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) lost the equivalent of £97 million in 2015.

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The Crown Commercial Service brings together policy, advice and direct buying; providing commercial services to the public sector and saving money for the taxpayer. Government Business analyses the latest agreements, including Vehicle Telematics and Insurance Services.

IFSEC International, organised by UBM EMEA, has announced that all places on the prestigious Engineers of Tomorrow annual competition are now filled. Government Business looks at the competition in more detail.

Des Ward of Innopsis analyses the issue of security in local authorities, and offers advice on the potential threats to council’s information sharing capability.

A performing robot orchestra, a journey of discovery into the miracle material of the 21st Century and an artistic take on artificial intelligence — these are just some of the wonders of science coming to Manchester this summer.

With state-of-the art audio visual support, a combination of old and new facilities and an array of on-site accommodation options, academic venues offer a viable venue for modern conferencing. Government Business explores the value of university settings to the sector.

Amid all of the hustle and bustle of daily life, the need for green spaces should not be ignored or degraded, says Denise Ewbank of the British Association of Landscape Industries.

Help transform the health and safety profession from compliance to engagement this summer, with three days of exceptional keynote speakers, exhibitors and networking opportunities at ExCeL London. Here, we look forward to this year’s Safety & Health Expo.

Event Diary

IFSEC International, Europe's largest security exhibition, welcomes over 27,000 global security professionals to ExCeL London to explore the latest innovations and hear from the best in the industry, all under one roof over three days.

It’s going to be a huge year for housing – so make sure you’re at the heart of the debate at Housing 2016.

The Flood Expo is the largest event of its kind in the world presenting solutions to widespread flooding problems from the world’s leading flood prevention companies.