Street lights are an essential part of infrastructure providing visibility, safety and a sense of security for those using roads and pavements.

Rick Green, chair of the Asphalt Industry Alliance, investigates how best to use government funding for road improvements

Tania Bowers, global polict director at the Association of Profesional Staffing Companies (APSCo) addresses some of the current issues in public sector recuitment.

Safety is at the top of the list for public sector building managers, followed closely by carbon emissions and energy costs.

The government-backed Cyber Essentials certification scheme is based around five key technical controls that organisations should aspire to.

Antonio Hidalgo-Landa CITP MBCS MSc, chair of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT’s Consultancy Specialist Group on best practice in IT procurement


The FID looks at best pracitce for fire safety in public buildings for this year.

NPTA's Grahame Turner discusses methods to help ensure effective and efficient pest management at your properties.

Lee Marshall, policy and external affairs director at CIWM, explains some of the recent waste management headlines and what effect changes will have.

Scott Butler, executive director, Material Focus talks about the Electrical Recycling Fund and how it can make recycling easier.

A man is sitting on the bus. He is wearing a white crinkled shirt, and is reading the newspaper.

Last summer, the Urban Mobility Partnership – a coalition of sustainable transport providers – hosted its inaugural summit in Birmingham, to discuss how to incentivise a modal shift towards public transport, micromobility and multi-modal options.

Four people stand chatting at a conference. They are all in their late 20s or early 30s, and are wearing black, grey and white business attire. One of them is holding a coffee in a glass cup.

There are several things to consider when picking an event venue and some things you may not think of. Have a look at our guide before you make a booking, to make sure you get a venue that suits your event

Buildings are no longer simply consumers of energy, they are essential to grid decarbonisation, says UK Green Building Council senior advisor Tom Wigg.

The COVID-19 pandemic served as a catalyst for transformative changes across near all industries and sectors, and local authorities were no exception. With stripped budgets, reduced workforce and generally navigating the pandemic, councils had to adapt to new, hybrid ways of working and fast.

Daniel Coulon, director of the National Association of Wheeled Bin washers explains whose responsibility bin cleaning is and what we can all do to keep them clean.

Gary Moffatt, director at Chubb Fire & Security explores the benefits of and best practices for security cameras in a changing world, on behalf of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA).

Road sweepers play a vital role in keep roads and streets clean and safe. The specialised vehicles can clean and remove debris, dirt, and litter from streets and roadways, with many benefits

Peter Stacey, honorary life president of the National Association of Drainage Contractors (NADC) gives some top tips for keeping the drainage system working.


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Join the digital, data and technology community at DigiGov Expo – where public sector experts and innovators gain knowledge to transform government services.

Futurebuild, the built environment’s most influential event for innovation and collaboration is back for its 18th year, taking place at London’s ExCeL from March 5 – 7 2024. The event, which is set to be the most impactful yet, will continue its mission in taking a stand for a better built environment, showcasing groundbreaking ideas, creative and inspirational innovations and crucial collaboration to help us set the stage for a greener, more resilient future.

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In a world where communication technology is evolving at an unprecedented pace, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for both personal and professional growth. The Communication Technology Expo, scheduled for the 13th and 14th of March 2024, promises to be a pivotal event for anyone seeking to explore the cutting-edge advancements in the field. From networking opportunities to hands-on demonstrations and thought-provoking discussions, here's why you should mark your calendar for this immersive experience.

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