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

Inspiring change for the resource economy

Zero Waste Scotland’s Iain Gulland explains what steps have been taken to deliver the Scottish Government’s circular economy strategy

Pioneering the use of local energy

Dan Nicholls outlines the vision for Cornwall’s Energy Future, and details the work already underway to achieve a greener future in the region

The Spring Budget and what it means

The Chancellor has presented the 2017 Spring Budget, with the announcement of £2 billion to be spent on social care over the next three years.

A setting of culture and immeasurable growth

With Hull occupying the title of City of Culture for 2017, there is a great deal of interest surrounding the Yorkshire region.

2017 – more exceptional times in public sector pensions?

Helen Forrest Hall outlines where the public sector currently lies in the pensions industry and what to expect in the next financial year

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

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The Emergency Services Show has developed over the past decade to offer emergency workers a great place to network and learn.

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.