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Research shows that if demand and above-inflation cost pressures continue to grow in line with recent history, councils could be forced to cut back some areas of service provision. 

Early Years Minister Jayne Bryant has welcomed guidance aimed at creating an anti-racist culture in childcare settings in Wales.

The LGA will hold its Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Harrogate Convention Centre between 22-24 October.

Schools could have an extra £36,000 each on average to spend on their buildings if the Department for Education (DfE) had reallocated last year’s unspent capital budget, according to new analysis by the School Cuts coalition.

A five-year public health campaign to build a healthier food environment and protect children’s health has been launched in Northern Ireland.

Local authorities are facing a shortfall of almost £1 billion in special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) budgets this year.

The mass closure of council-run centres, and the loss of specialist staff, have left many vulnerable families unable to access vital early-years support.

Only 450 of the recorded 19,456 on-street charge points in the UK have been adapted specifically for the considerations of disabled drivers.

 GB Features

How Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is working with local government to build social value into procurement.

Municipal vehicles are essential to the everyday functionality of life across the UK. We rely on them to take out our bins, sweep our streets and keep our sewage systems clean. 

Clive Beer, business development manager at Government Business looks back at the last three decades.

Cardiff Council is leading the way in improving air quality across the capital. What can we learn?

First announced in 2018, Project Gigabit aims to deliver gigabit-capable download speeds to households and businesses across the country, with nationwide coverage planned for 2030.

In April, the government updated the guidance on how certified digital identity service providers can become certified to complete digital identity checks for schemes like the Right to Work, Right to Rent, and DBS.

 Events

11/09/2024 to 12/09/2024

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.

18/07/2024

Solutions for Councils and Landlords

Event Diary

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.

Solutions for Councils and Landlords