• With the future of outsourcing more unclear than ever, the National Outsourcing Association focuses upon the future of outsourcing, gauging what UK outsourcing will look like in 2020.

  • Following the extreme weather that has affected much of the UK in recent months, Government Business analyses the government response and what more needs to be done.

  • Online housing tools help improve housing and the health of residents, says Bob Mayho, Principal Policy Officer for the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

  • Amid cuts to local authority funding, Mike Harris, deputy head of policy and research at the Royal Town Planning Institute, makes the case for investing properly in planning.

  • With the future of transport fleets in question, the Freight Transport Association’s Rachael Dillon focuses on the challenge of decarbonising road transport and reducing air pollutants.

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The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has cautioned that the changes to council tax charges could create ‘perverse incentives’ which discourage d

Under new plans announced by Nicky Morgan, minister for Women and Equalities, companies will be forced to reveal the number of men and women in each pay grade, revealing potential gender pay gaps.

A new Rural Planning Review has been commissioned to explore measures to reduce regulatory burdens to support productivity in rural areas, including the support of new homes, jobs and innovation.

A report led by LowCVP for Greener Journeys has claimed the bus sector has transformed over the last decade with the introduction of greener buses helping to cut carbon emissions and reduce pollution.

A report conducted by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that many civil servants experience ‘hardship and distress’ when trying to access their pensions, after the MyCSP brought in changes.

 GB Features

The ins and outs of government purchasing

Government Business looks at some of the latest agreements on the CCS frameworks, including: Digital Services; Personal Protective Equipment; Local Authority Software Applications; Enterprise Application Support Services; Technology Services; Non-Medical Non-Clinical; and Vehicle Hire.

The choices and dilemmas of local council websites

With the internet and social media platforms proving more popular than ever, now is the time for local councils to get digital, argues Nigel Hillier of Vision I

The home of hospitality innovation

Obit, Hotelympia, the UK’s greatest hospitality event, returns in early 2016, promising more product innovation than ever before, with the most comprehensive range of suppliers yet, plus all-new competitions and some of the UK’s most celebrated chefs.

Working to evolve international resilience

Security & Counter Terror Expo, taking place on 19-20 April 2016, is the leading event for those tasked with protecting people, assets and nations from terrorist threats.

Looking no further than London

London as a destination has pretty much everything. Here, London & Partners discuss why public sector event buyers should look no further than London as a destination for any conference, meeting or event they will be placing.

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.

Sign & Digital UK has been a vital part of the industry calendar for nearly 30 years.

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