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Digital revolution urged for in the property sector

Esther McVey is announcing governmental plans to release data held by local bodies to enable the UK PropTech sector to thrive.

London ULEZ cuts toxic air pollution by a third

There are now 13,500 fewer polluting cars being driven into central London every day since the ULEZ was introduced six months ago.

New support for survivors of domestic abuse

Survivors of domestic abuse will be provided with essential support following a new legal requirement upon every council from next year.

Biggest brownfield housing agreed in West Midlands

A new deal between the West Midlands Combined Authority and Sandwell Council will unlock the biggest brownfield housing site in the region.

£5.5m investment in Stoke’s children’s services

Stoke-on-Trent City Council has agreed recommendations to fund a £5.5 million redirection of cash to its children’s services.

Charge on single-use drinks cups in Scotland

The Scottish Government is set to legislate for a charge to be applied on single-use drinks cups.

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Fixing the public sector recruitment crisis

Chris Russell, policy advisor at the REC, explains why long term solutions are needed to fix public sector recruitment crisis

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Marketing NG discuss the business event opportunities in Nottingham and what the meetings industry in the city can offer for public sector conferencing

A changing climate for fleet managers

Andy Eastlake looks at what the increased focus on climate emergencies means for fleet managers and the next steps for EVs

Tees Valley: Buses on demand

The Tees Valley Combined Authority's Heather Scott looks at what the new ‘demand-responsive' bus service could mean for the region

Council collaboration to accelerate economic growth in the Borders

Rory Alexander writes about the recent Borderlands Growth Deal and the impact these investments will have on local authorities

Can we trust artificial intelligence in government?

A recent roundtable discussed whether the public sector is prepared for the AI revolution and the ethics behind the technology