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MPs highlight impact of Brexit on social care

The House of Commons Health Committee has published a report on the effect of Brexit on health and social care.

Front line digital knowledge ‘inadequate’

A new report has found that four in ten HR leaders rate digital knowledge of front line staff as ‘inadequate’.

Khan scraps Thames Garden Bridge plans

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that the GLA will not provide the vital financial guarantees needed for construction to begin.

Government housing plans lack ambition

A report has claimed that the government is dependent on a ‘broken’ market, and lacks ambition in addressing current housing needs.

Government fails in delaying air pollution plan

Despite a late bid to delay publication of its the pollution strategy, the government has been ordered to release it before the June election.

Government approach to sustainable drainage ‘sub-standard’, committee says

The Environment Food, and Rural Affairs Committee has criticised the government’s ‘sub-standard’ approach to sustainable drainage (SuDs), claiming it failed to protect communities from flood risk.

Liverpool Council launches efficient energy provider

Liverpool City Council has announced the creation of a new not-for-profit energy company aimed at tackling fuel poverty in the city.

Khan launches database to name criminal landlords

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced a new online data base to name and shame criminal landlords and letting agents who exploit their tenants.

 GB Features

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

The shop window for CV buyers

Government Business previews the Commercial Vehicle Show, including returning manufacturers and industry growth

Digital tools can make planning more transparent

Stefan Webb of Future Cities Catapult's explains why developing technology is key to increasing transparency in the planning sector

Why local authorities should invest in better planning

Dr Michael Harris explains why, even in difficult circumstances, better planning could be one of the best investments that local authorities could make

Putting the LED revolution in the spotlight

The LIA's Peter Hunt analyses the benefits of LED lighting, including the well-publicised increasing efficiency savings and the less known well-being boosts

Capitalising on cutting-edge convention centres

Visit Scotland explore the nation’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design and explain what the country has to offer in terms of venues for meeting and events

 Events

17/05/2017 to 18/05/2017

The first FLOODEX was a huge success with many exhibitors already committed to exhibiting again in 2017.

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.

Event Diary

The first FLOODEX was a huge success with many exhibitors already committed to exhibiting again in 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.