Martin O’Donovan, assistant director, ACT, discusses new government policy and guidelines for local authority investments

CCTV officers at Wigan Council, winners at the 2010 Government Business Awards, already have theitr sights set on higher vistas.

A report published by the Environment Agency finds that using energy crops or waste materials as fuel for generating electricity and heat could play an important role in meeting the UK's renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, but only if good practice is followed.

Free educational workshops, live demonstrations and the latest technology at the International Policing Exhibition

When finances are tight and travel budgets are a big concern, organising conferences and events close to home makes good economic sense

With a wide mix of historic buildings, Westminster is a business tourism destination that cannot be beaten

Phil Reynolds, FIRA International’s technical manager, explains two important initiatives for sustainable furniture that buyers should bear in mind

Following this year’s wet spring, Geoff Gibbs, a civil engineer responsible for Development and Flood Risk at the Environment Agency, writes on the impact surface water flooding and what is being done to alleviate the problem

CIRIA has released final report from unprecedented cross-sector collaborative research project

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s Conference and Exhibition offers four events in one: a housing summit with topical debate, a vibrant and innovative exhibition, a brand new exhibitor focused seminar programme and a packed social networking diary

Peter Marsh, chief executive of the Tenant Services Authority, looks at how housing associations have weathered the economic storm

To help improve the UK’s energy efficiency to deliver climate change targets and to ensure security of supply, the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme is now underway

Tom Cumberlege, public sector manager at the Carbon Trust, looks at how a few simple steps can not only improve energy efficiency, but also cut costs

Capitalise on the Carbon Reduction Commitment, says Jeff Whittingham, of Business Energy Solutions at British Gas Business

The Market Research Society explains the principles and practices behind good research and how it can benefit the government sector.

‘Towards a new dawn’ is the theme for the annual International BAPCO Conference and Exhibition, taking place at the Business Design Centre from 20-22 April

The right procedures must be followed to secure the integrity of digital evidence to ensure that it holds up in court

IFSEC, the world’s largest annual security event, returns from 10-13 May 2010 to the NEC Birmingham. This promises to be an unmissable event for anyone responsible for critical national infrastructure, national and local government buildings and other public services

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