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

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

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Event Diary

The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

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.