Revaluing parks and green spaces

Few public services have such a cross-cutting impact as parks and green spaces. Helen Griffiths explains why

A county council perspective

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Ian Hudspeth addresses county school transport funding

We all tumble down? Maintaining Britain’s car parks

Glenn Dives establishes the importance of car parks and outlines the ways in which they can be maintained

Encouraging local authority solar use

The public sector can already make most applications of solar work for the communities they serve today, says the Solar Trade Association

When do we know we are GDPR compliant?

What exactly does it mean to be ‘GDPR compliant?’  The British Security Industry Association's Don Robbins discusses

Sprinklers ensure resilience for businesses

The inclusion of a sprinkler system can prevent major financial and equipment losses for businesses, says the Business Sprinkler Alliance

What does the risk professional of 2030 look like?

How can risk professionals in the public sector be trained as they tackle the many challenges that face them? Jane O’Leary discusses

The litter challenge: tidying beyond our doorstep

Keep Britain Tidy’s Helen Bingham looks at the importance of councils seeking cleaner towns and cities and how local change can make a global difference

Following great practice to tackle public sector recruitment

Karen Grave looks at the pressures impacting on our workforce and shares examples of those leading the way in public sector recruitment

Local government IT systems: renew not replace

Richard Whomes discusses the IT problems facing local governments and how tackling these could improve services

A policy shift: making clean air a reality

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health's Tony Lewis looks at why the government must change its approach to tackling air quality

Tackling unhealthy working practices

How can organisations reduce unhealthy workplace practices by focusing on line management, leadership and culture?

Stepping up to improve air quality

There are a number of encouraging examples of public sector organisations tackling air pollution in their areas. Dominic Phinn shares some examples

First aid at work – Your legal requirements

First Aid for Life’s Emma Hammett discusses the legal requirements surrounding first aid provision in the workplace

Celebrating innovation and integration in parking

Parkex is Europe’s largest dedicated parking event, providing a platform for showcasing the latest cutting edge products, technologies and services

Top 10: air pollution as a local problem

With poor air quality responsible for as many as 40,000 deaths a year, GB looks at the councils improving air quality through innovation and efficiency

Data processing and GDPR - the business case

How will GDPR change the responsibility of the Data Processor and what impact will Brexit have on this? Steve Mellings explores

Reframing mobility to solve our air quality crisis

Sustrans has published 10 recommendations on what needs to be done to solve the UK’s air quality crisis. Here, Rachel White highlights its findings

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