Khan warns of 'unsustainable' police cuts

Sadiq Khan has warned that future cuts to the Metropolitan Police are ‘unsustainable’ and could make it harder to foil terror attacks.

Poor IT habits putting one in 10 SMEs at risk

10 per cent of small business owners show a significant lapse in data security and ignore basic data protection rules.

Councils recognised for their website usability

36 local authorities have been identified by Socitm’s Better Connected research programme as having the UK’s top council websites.

Scottish renewable energy heralds ‘extraordinary’ month

Renewables data has shown that Scotland witnessed ‘another extraordinary month’ for renewable energy in May.

London tops list in world museums chart

London has topped a chart of the most visited exhibition venues globally, in the 2016 AECOM and TEA Theme and Museum Index Report.

Current adult social care delivery questioned

New research by Younifi has revealed that UK citizens believe there must be a better way to deliver care to adults and the elderly.

One in five planning to vote ‘tactically’

New research for the Electoral Reform Society has revealed that one in five UK voters will be voting tactically in the General Election on 8 June.

Bristol recognised as the UK’s greenest city

A new report into the country’s most environmentally friendly cities has named Bristol as the greenest city in the UK.

Local gov second highest sector for data breaches

A study has found that local government has had the second highest number of data breach incidents in the last two years.

Conservatives could review recycling measures

Therese Coffey has suggested that a Conservative government could review the use of ‘weight-based’ targets to measure recycling in the UK.

Essex council fined over personal data publishing

Basildon Borough Council has been fined £150,000 by the ICO for breaching the Data Protection Act.

Public sector workers are ‘more anxious’

Mind has revealed that public sector staff are more likely to feel anxious at work and take sick days for their mental health than those in the private sector.

90 per cent of floodplains unfit for purpose

A new study reveals that only 10 per cent of England’s extensive floodplains are fit for purpose, increasing the risk of flooding across the UK.

Birmingham refuse workers in strike vote over cuts

Refuse collection workers at Birmingham City Council have started voting in an industrial action ballot.

Glasgow faces large equal rights pay out

Women working at Glasgow City Council have secured an equal pay victory at court.

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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.