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Four in five older people will struggle to find social care

Research argues that only one in five local areas in the UK report having enough older people’s care to meet growing demand.

Greater asbestos awareness training needed

UKATA has encouraged all public sector employees to be asbestos-aware in order to better manage the ‘ticking time-bomb’ problem.

2.8 per cent cash increase for councils

Local government spending power will rise to £46.4 billion next year, James Brokenshire has announced.

Birmingham CC reveals how Clean Air Zone will function

Birmingham City Council has published how its Clean Air Zone will work, which is due to be implemented from January 2020.

Brexit uncertainty to negatively hit housing market

New survey suggests that ongoing uncertainty and gloom about Brexit are set to hit the UK housing market well into next year.

Drakeford confirmed as new Welsh first minister

Mark Drakeford has succeeded Carwyn Jones and has been confirmed as the new First Minister after a vote in the Welsh Assembly.

 GB Features

Leading Lights outshine the gloom (c) ViridianSolar

If the public sector learns from its solar successes this year, it could spark a bottom-up solar revolution in 2019, says Leonie Greene

Exploring air pollution and health

Clean air is expected to be a substantial part of the upcoming Environment Bill. Here, Pauline Castres looks at the urgent need for action

Hitting the brakes on traffic-related air pollution

Professor Gillian Leng discusses the dangerous impact that air pollution is having on our nation’s health and the role that NICE is playing in the fight against it

This green and pleasant land

The British Association of Landscape Industries explains what the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan could mean for local areas

Changes in the Drone Economy 2018

Elena Major outlines some of the developments in the UAS industry and their use in government and public services

Is G-Cloud fit for purpose?

Romy Hughes considers what else the government can do to accelerate the digitisation of public services and improve its G-Cloud offering

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