£2.6bn spend on IT for public sector

Dan Saxby explains what has enabled the current sea change in government technology spend - and what the future might hold

Setting the record straight on GDPR

Victoria Cetinkaya, from the Information Commissioner’s Office, looks at the main aims and principles of GDPR and dispels some of the recent misconceptions

Adopting a ‘transparency manifesto’

Louisa Dean, of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, looks at the benefits of creating a touchless digital council

Lighting up city streets with ‘Smart City’ technology

Several UK cities are looking to initiate smart projects and developments to improve the efficiency of local services, enhance sustainability and develop their competitiveness. Ian Tyrer and Chris Wilkinson explain why

Christmas trees - getting value for money

The BCTGA look at the supply of Christmas trees in the UK and the importance for authorities of sourcing them locally

Making the most of G-Cloud

Jake Madders, co-founder and director of Hyve Managed Hosting, outlines some crib sheet questions to ask every cloud provider

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Ruth Fisher discusses the Christmas infrastructure across Scotland’s capital city centre, looking at the successes of the event

brexit: An environmental opportunity?

Will Brexit affect the environment and how can the UK's metro mayors maintain sustainable programmes for their regions?

Smarter energy for a more efficient authority

September’s GB Top 10 investigates how local authorities across the UK are improving their energy efficiency

How can cities stop car being king?

Cutting down on the number of commuters using cars for short journeys will be key to easing congestion, says Adeline Bailly.

Natural flood management – taking it forward

Steve Maslen explains how natural flood management might effectively be applied to communities at risk of flooding

Fire safety legislation and refurbishment

Catherine Nelms, of the Fire Industry Association, explains why fire safety legislation must be adhered to through any planning or refurbishment process

Europe’s largest environmental exhibition

The Contamination Expo, the standout event of the year for contamination professionals, is coming to London’s ExCeL in September

Tough times bring out innovation in public sector reward

Caroline Nugent explains how, in the face of major cutbacks, rewarding staff can drive them to be more engaged and driven

Solar: profit for your purpose [Brandon Court]

Leonie Greene explores the benefits of local government and the solar industry working together to accelerate progress towards smarter, solar energy

How should cities respond to urban vehicular attacks?

Martin Coward, of the University of Manchester, discusses the upturn in vehicle related attacks and how cities can respond to them

Breathe life into your events with expert knowledge

Andrew Harrison, director of the Event Supplier and Services Association, explores how event suppliers can help make public sector meetings a success

Providing insight into a World of Learning

World-renowned learning and development professionals are to provide insight at this year’s World of Learning Conference & Exhibition.

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