Government Business News.....

Economy gains on stronger investments

The economic recovery is gaining traction as business investment helps growth broaden, EY’s Item Club said in its latest forecast.

Local government G-Cloud sales rise

Cumulative local government spend through the G-Cloud framework rose by 10 per cent over the month to the end of May, according to new figures.

UK unemployment falls but wage growth slows

Unemployment fell in May but pay growth remained exceptionally weak, potentially easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates.

 Government Business Features.....

A new approach to corporate reporting

A new group has been set up to pioneer Integrated Reporting across different
types of public sector organisations to help demonstrate its application and
share experience. CIPFA’s technical manager John Maddocks reports

Ground water flooding

Previously overlooked by the media in favour of more dramatic cases of flooding, groundwater flooding causes two to four times the damage to buildings and more economic harm. Expert hydrogeologist Mark Fermor examines how a new national groundwater flood risk map is helping local authorities to determine and mitigate the risks

Time to regroup on recycling and resources

Steve Lee of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) explains why recycling rates in the UK have been flatlining in recent years and what can be done to improve matters

 Company Focus.....

Cheaper refuelling simplified for the public sector

The Fuel Card Group has signed a Framework Agreement with the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), making it easy for public sector vehicles to access cut-price fuel.

Marketing Sciences Ltd

At Marketing Sciences we work creatively to help organisations to inform their decision-making. We are a trusted advisor to some of the world’s leading brands, providing clear direction through clever thinking.

Have you ever thought about owning your own business?

Many long-term public sector employees find business ownership to be a fresh and enticing career change, especially in today’s post-recession era.


eShare supports boards of health organisations including community services, hospitals, foundation trusts, and clinical commissioning groups with its web and app based governance and meeting management software.

Trinity McQueen

Trinity McQueen (previously Brass Insight) is the new name in award winning market research. Our formula is simple: we combine public sector knowledge; technology and creativity to produce original, compelling stories that help you deliver impactful services, campaigns and messages.


 Supplier Profiles......


EvaluAgent is a cloud-based software platform which enables you to measure, analyse, report and manage all aspects of call-centre performance across every contact channel. 

Enistic Energy Management

Monitor energy consumption, identify inefficiencies and highlight areas for improvement with Enistic energy management. Our system promotes energy efficiency including carbon reduction and the use of renewables in public buildings.

Anglia Catering Equipment

Anglia Catering Equipment supply new and reconditioned equipment from all the top brands.

Worldview Learning

Worldview Learning has won the Innovation of the Year at the 2degrees Champions Awards held at Wembley Stadium this month.

MWA Technology

MWA, the UK’s leading metering supplier, has a strong belief in reducing CO2 emissions, improving data management and lowering energy costs.

SX Environmental

Delivering leading pest products to public and private sector pest controllers

Kamstrup Ltd

RHI compliance with guaranteed reliability

Scantech Solutions

How to easily reduce the cost of facilities management