Building furniture to last

In its push to sustainability can the public sector learn more lessons from the private sector? Jim Pendrill reports

The government is open for business

Emma Jones looks at what the public sector is doing to get more business for small and medium sized enterprises

Leasing to match the customer’s needs

Simon Goldie, head of Asset Finance at the Finance & Leasing Association, provides his advice on finance agreements

A framework for healthy place and transport development

Juliana O'Rourke explores the benefits of collaborative urban, transport and health public health planning

Flood prevention: How to keep your business afloat

Kevin Frewin, technical development manager at BSI UK, looks at the importance of standards in current flood prevention products

Adopting an ambitious tourism strategy

Ufi Ibrahim, of the British Hospitality Association, looks at economic importance of the tourism sector and the potential of coastal powerhouses

Following trends in public sector recruitment

Kate Shoesmith, of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, focuses upon dealing with the recruitment problem

The need to address local road maintenance

The upcoming Autumn Statement should address the declining state of local roads, argues Howard Robinson

Why collaboration is the key to better flood risk management

Paul Cobbing, of the the National Flood Forum, discusses the importance of engaging with people about the residual risk of flooding.

Assisting the industrious economy drive

Deb Oxley, of the Employee Ownership Association, discusses how employee owned mutuals are playing their part in the future.

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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.