In August, a £26 million fund was announced for house builders that will be used to acquire brownfield sites to provide land for starter homes

The Crown Commercial Service Postal Goods and Services framework agreement provides access to public sector bodies across a range of roles for the provision of postal goods

In August, privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch revealed that local authorities recorded 4,236 data breaches over a three year period. Government Business analyses aspects of the report and asks whether the data we submit is really secure?

Steve Lee, of the Chartered Institiute of Waste Management, advises that the policy landscape for waste and recycling should be a major consideration for local authorities.

The Business Show, taking place on 3-4 December, offers a wealth of opportunity, advice and information crucial for ongoing business growth within a challenging economy.

Events proving lucrative for the UK

The autumn has been a great season for event staging. With the Rugby World Cup fading from the memory, the Meetings Industry Association discusses the growing importance of hosting events.

Sean Feast, managing editor of Credit Management magazine, looks at the challenging issue of collecting debts in the public sector and why the problem needs more clarity.

Is it time for a franchising change?

2016 marks an opportunity for public sector workers to make a change to the way that they work. Paul Stafford of the British Franchise Association examines why franchising is a good option.

The Greenbuild Expo takes place on 10- 11 November at Manchester Central, and features seminars with key advice for the construction industry on making buildings more efficient.

The Fire Industries Association’s Fire Safety Law leaflet looks at how public sector organisations can determine what fire risks are present and identify the measures necessary to minimise the risk to an acceptable level.


Event Diary

Located at the very heart of the UK, at the premier National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, The ACR Show (16-18 February 2016) is the ONLY national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors