Smart Cities, Big Data and the Built Environment

Tim Dixon looks at how the smart city agenda offers exciting benefits and opportunities for local authorities

GB Top 10 - Children’s services

Government Business analyses the state of children services by focusing on the top 10 performing local authorities for their child care offering

he commercialism agenda through the eyes of a risk manager

Alarm's Jane O’Leary discusses the opportunities and challenges of new local authority service delivery models

All the ingredients for affordable conferencing

The Liverpool Convention Bureau look at how the public sector could benefit from holding their events in the Liverpool region

Data protection: a necessity not a choice

With local authorities moving towards smarter services, Big Brother Watch looks at the importance of local authority data security

A place for SuDS?

The CIWEM discuss the advantages of managing surface water flooding in a beneficial and cost-effective way

Prioritising public transport

The Campaign for Better Transport looks at how local authorities are promoting sustainable travel through public transport services

Communicating effectively post-Brexit

Geoffrey Bowden, general secretary for the Association of Translation Services, discusses Article 50; a double edged sword for the UK language industry

Fighting for our parks and green spaces

The British Association of Landscape Industries discuss why LAs must fight for our parks and green spaces to be adequately funded

Propagating political power

Six new mayors were elected to lead the combined authority in their region on 4 May. GB looks at the leaders, and what their priorities are

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