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30 hours free childcare causing huge challenges for nurseries

The impact of the 30 hours of funded childcare policy is causing huge challenges for nurseries, including growing deficits and additional administration.

B&NES Council consulting on green building policies

Bath & North East Somerset Council is to consult on how developments can be more energy efficient and better adapted to the impacts of climate change.

Cornwall's cabinet give green light to parking improvements

Ambitious long term plans for the future of parking in Cornwall have today been given the green light by Cornwall Council’s cabinet.

Over 180 children placed on child protection plans daily

The LGA has found that more than 180 children are placed on child protection plans every day to keep them safe from harm.

Give county councils more influence over planning

Two new reports for the CCN have urged for a larger role for county councils in planning to help solve the affordability housing crisis.

Lambeth Council to enhance its digital services

Lambeth Council has partnered with Intercity Technology to enhance its digital services through a fully-managed and flexible IT support service.

 GB Features

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

 Events

26/06/2018

When doing more with less, collaboration is key.

19/09/2018 to 20/09/2018

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.

26/06/2018 to 28/06/2018

Insightful interviews and candid conversation from housing experts ensure Europe’s largest housing conference remains the sector’s must-attend event

Event Diary

When doing more with less, collaboration is key.

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.

Insightful interviews and candid conversation from housing experts ensure Europe’s largest housing conference remains the sector’s must-attend event