Delivering software and growing digital

Niall Quinn of the CCS discusses the aims, objectives and impact of the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 framework, and the growing importance of digital

LEDs: Longer lasting and more efficient

Brendan Keely reflects upon the efficiency savings that LEDs provide and the growing versatility of the technology

Re-evaluating recycling rates and resource policy

Following the recent General Election, Lee Marshall considers what the future waste and resource policy in the UK may look like

Making changes for the better

Rachel Pinto examines what employers can do to improve the mental health and well-being of their staff, especially during times of change.

Water management in the face of droughts

As the threat of drought rises in the UK, Claire Hoolohan considers how we might change the way society uses water

Smart Cities, Big Data and the Built Environment

Tim Dixon looks at how the smart city agenda offers exciting benefits and opportunities for local authorities

GB Top 10 - Children’s services

Government Business analyses the state of children services by focusing on the top 10 performing local authorities for their child care offering

he commercialism agenda through the eyes of a risk manager

Alarm's Jane O’Leary discusses the opportunities and challenges of new local authority service delivery models

All the ingredients for affordable conferencing

The Liverpool Convention Bureau look at how the public sector could benefit from holding their events in the Liverpool region

Data protection: a necessity not a choice

With local authorities moving towards smarter services, Big Brother Watch looks at the importance of local authority data security

A place for SuDS?

The CIWEM discuss the advantages of managing surface water flooding in a beneficial and cost-effective way

Prioritising public transport

The Campaign for Better Transport looks at how local authorities are promoting sustainable travel through public transport services

Communicating effectively post-Brexit

Geoffrey Bowden, general secretary for the Association of Translation Services, discusses Article 50; a double edged sword for the UK language industry

Fighting for our parks and green spaces

The British Association of Landscape Industries discuss why LAs must fight for our parks and green spaces to be adequately funded

Propagating political power

Six new mayors were elected to lead the combined authority in their region on 4 May. GB looks at the leaders, and what their priorities are

More than swings and roundabouts

Following the recent State of UK Public Parks 2016 report, the Association of Play Industries reports on the importance of play

GB Top 10 – In defence of flood resilience

Here, in our first Top 10 list, Government Business looks at the Top 10 local authorities for flood resilience

The Crown Commercial Service: GB Interview

Government Business poses some questions to Malcolm Harrison, chief executive of the Crown Commercial Service


Event Diary

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.