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Clean air zones will make citizens healthier

Clean Air Fund says that clean air zones in UK cities will make residents healthier and wealthier by reducing nitrogen dioxide.

Hybrid working opportunities dominate market forecast

The IWFM has provided a snapshot of the market’s experiences of the past year and the facilities management profession’s expectations for the future

Planning reform must focus on role of SMEs

Change the planning system to open up the market and allow better access for SMEs and diversify the housing supply, urges report.

Vaccine passports could create 'two-tier society'

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned that introducing Covid status certificates risks discriminating against some groups.

Don’t treat rough sleepers as vagrants, say MPs

A group of cross-party MPs have argued that it is time to decriminalise rough sleeping to help deal with the UK's homelessness crisis.

Consultation launched on staff vaccines in care homes

A consultation is underway on making coronavirus vaccination a condition of work for people who are deployed in care homes with older adult residents.

A review of the state of Britain's native woods and trees by the Woodland Trust has found only seven per cent are in a good condition.

£88m in Council Tax Reduction goes unclaimed every year

New figures from Age Scotland reveal that older people on low incomes missed out on £88 million in Council Tax Reduction support last year.

 GB Features

Communities can deliver clean energy and millions of jobs

Polly Billington explores local clean energy partnerships and the benefits of generating energy near to where it is used as we progress towards Net Zero

The Go Ultra Low Cities Scheme

The Energy Saving Trust look at some of the lessons learnt from each of the cities involved in the Go Ultra Low Cities scheme

An opportunity to create a greener footing

We need to think seriously about how we 'build back better' in a way that tackles a potentially more catastrophic global crisis - climate change

Making greener journeys more desirable

Francesca DiGiorgio writes for Friends of the Earth about the design aspect of shifting local planning to deter unnecessary car journeys

A post-pandemic workplace opportunity

Peter Brogan provides a preview to the findings of the IWFM Market Outlook Survey, ahead of the launch of the full findings in the coming weeks

Local government funding – where are we now?

CIPFA CEO Rob Whiteman provides a breakdown of the local government financial picture heading into 2021/22

 Events

09/12/2021

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

Event Diary

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

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Gardenia Technologies

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SJ Translation Services

Sometimes, writing is the only means of communication, especially during these turbulent times.