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.

Europe’s leading L&D exhibition and conference

The largest, best attended and most relevant exhibition and conference in the learning and development calendar returns on the 3-4 February for more exciting conferencing and exhibitions.

Working to transform the public service

Katherine Potter of the Forum discusses factors, including competition and customer choice, which affect planning for health authorities.

Kick starting careers with franchising in 2016

The forthcoming National Franchise Exhibition and The British & International Franchise Exhibition mean aspiring entrepreneurs can start the New Year exploring exciting business opportunities.

Public sector workforce reform

2016 has the potential to be a year of change for payroll departments up and down the country, says Diana Bruce of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals.

Make way for the new outsourcing ecosystem

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.

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Event Diary

The event, now in its third year, is a unique opportunity to promote, celebrate and raise awareness of the logistics and supply chain profession across the continent.

The Commercial Vehicle Show is the largest and most comprehensive road transport and logistics event staged in Britain, catering for every operator’s requirements and purposely designed to give you a truly rewarding and informative day spent out of the office.

The ONLY national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors.