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£10 vehicle pollution charge set for London

Sadiq Khan has confirmed that a £10 toxic ‘T-Charge’ will be put in place for the most polluting cars in central London.

Lack of council BYOD policy puts data at risk

The high number of local authorities without a BYOD policy exposes them to higher risk of data leaks.

Businesses to benefit from accurately lower bills

Figures have shown that thousands of businesses across the country are set to benefit from falls in their business rates bills.

£20m to support victims of domestic abuse

76 projects across the country will receive a share of £20 million government funding to support victims of domestic abuse.

£90m budgets cuts planned for Liverpool

Liverpool City Council has revealed budget cuts of £90 million over the next three years after seeing a 68 per cent reduction in funding.

Affordable homes development opened in Gillingham

Housing and Planning Minister Gavin Barwell has visited Medway to highlight how the region is leading the way in fixing the broken housing market.

Half of London councils to refresh outdated IT

A FOI request has revealed that over half of London boroughs are currently planning to replace their IT infrastructure.

Record number of businesses underpaying workers, official figures show

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published a list naming 360 businesses who have underpaid 15,520 workers a total of £995,233.

 GB Features

Showcasing sustainability at Ecobuild

Ecobuild will return on 7-9 March with a renewed focus on enabling sustainable construction for 2017 and beyond

Draining before it is raining

The Land Drainage Contractors Association explains why installing more land drainage to prevent flooding is not as crazy as it sounds

Designing a better ageing experience

Transform Ageing, a new Design Council initiative could improve the experience of later life for everyone. Chris Finnegan of the Design Council explains why

Recycling, reuse and resource efficiency

Pat Jennings looks at the recent Reuse in the UK report and discusses the wastes management obstacles in the current reuse landscape

Three days to save a life

The Health & Safety Event is the perfect event for anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace. GB previews the show

The UK’s largest flood and coastal erosion event

Led again by the Environment Agency, the second edition of Flood and Coast will take place in Telford, 28-30 March 2017.

Think procurement is just a process?

David Noble, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, analyses where the procurement industry is heading

Will we ever see a paper-free public sector?

Bob Larrivee looks at the paper-free progress made by the public sector as organisations migrate to a more digital workplace

 Events

17/10/2017 to 18/10/2017

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.

21/03/2017 to 23/03/2017

The Health & Safety Event provides the perfect networking and educational opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace, anywhere in the UK.

07/03/2017 to 09/03/2017

Ecobuild is the UK's largest and number one event for specifiers across the built environment.

Event Diary

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.

The Health & Safety Event provides the perfect networking and educational opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace, anywhere in the UK.

Ecobuild is the UK's largest and number one event for specifiers across the built environment. No other UK event attracts 33,319 high calibre, senior level decision makers and influencers from architects and developers to local government and major infrastructure clients.