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Nottingham publishes Recovery and Improvement Plan

After the government questioned governance issues at Nottingham City Council, the authroity has outlined how it plans to move forward.

New research into benefits of culture and heritage to society

A new programme of research has been announced to improve decision making by valuing the benefits of our culture and heritage capital to society.

First city-wide air pollution reduction target in Oxford

Oxford City Council is set to become the first UK local authority to set out a city-wide air pollution reduction target.

Overhaul planned for education and training in England

Ministers are setting out plans to improve vocational education to help ensure that employers get the skilled workforce they need.

Labour forces vote to stop planned council tax hike

Labour will force a vote in the House of Commons demanding the government reverse its plans to force councils to raise council tax by five per cent.

Aberdeen joins network to tackle homelessness

Aberdeen City Council is joining a new network to support local government innovators across the UK in tackling homelessness.

London hits electric vehicle charging points milestone

300 more electric vehicle rapid charging points have been installed across the capital by the Mayor of London and Transport for London.

Community testing offer expanded across all local authorities

From this week, local authorities are being encouraged to target community testing to people who cannot work from home during lockdown.

 GB Features

How to respond to a data breach and come out unscathed

Paul Cahill outlines his best-practice tips for how to minimise the business and reputational fallout of a cyber breach

How the sustainable domino effect can help government

Andrew Smith, Pillar Lead Research - Environment and Sustainability at CCS, reveals some of the ways government can achieve sustainability

How your IT can contribute to your carbon net zero targets

In this blog Jason Liggins, Crown Hosting at Crown Commercial Service explains how you can save money and the environment

Using infrastructure to support economic recovery

How do Local Highways Authorities ensure National Infrastructure Strategy investments actually reach the highway network?

The importance of communication in the public sector

Scoro's Simon Chapman explains why communication is the first step towards digital transformation of the public sector

Five reasons why the public sector still doesn't embrace G-Cloud

Romy Hughes outlines some of the many reasons why the public sector still shuns the G-Cloud and other frameworks