The potential of e-bikes to transform British travel

Daniel Gillett from urges the government seize the opportunities e-cycles offer by helping to make them a more realistic way of travelling for more people

Stopping homelessness before it begins

Trevor Hampton explains why a predict and prevent strategy is vital for preventing people slipping into homelessness as unemployment surges

Establishing a new way of working

In this digitisation article, Paul Webb discusses how councils are having to operate differently through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond

The role of urban design in cities, towns and villages

It is important for decision makers to take a long-term approach to improving the quality of life in our cities, towns and villages, says Justin Webber

Knowledge is power: Asset management in local government

Elena Major explains why now is the time for technology investment to drive accelerated, long-term assessment management

Mitigating stress in the workplace

Tina Chander explains the steps that organisations should consider to tackle the issue of stress and mitigate the impact it can have on the workplace

Reaching sustainability goals within the workplace

Linda Hausmanis, CEO of the IWFM, discusses the opportunity to put sustainability at the centre of the ‘Build Back better’ agenda

Levelling-up playing fields, parks and green spaces

Helen Griffiths explains how the legal protection of parks and green spaces can help to advance the government ‘levelling-up’ agenda

Designing healthier places

Sue Morgan, Executive Director of the Design Council, discusses the relationship between health and well-being and active travel

Imagine a city without trees…

Suzanne Simmons explains why the Covid-19 crisis may well shape our response to urban trees and green space supply

Line managers short of health and safety training

As businesses strain to remain afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic, it has never been more important to get health and safety right, writes Virman Man

We need a Marshall Plan to meet our Net Zero ambitions

Polly Billington, director of UK100, looks at the urgent need to scale up local, sustainable energy with Net Zero by 2050 in sight

We must not take evidence for granted

Evidence, data and insight must be protected and prioritised in the UK’s Covid recovery, says MRS CEO Jane Frost CBE

Preparing social housing for the future

As economic hardship continues to rise in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Shaun Aldis argues a rise in homelessness doesn’t have to follow

Increasing active travel in the capital

Cllr Claire Holland outlines the current ‘golden opportunity' in London to encourage more people to walk and cycle

Greater focus on ventilation hygiene now vital

Building managers will have to pay close attention to the cleanliness of their ventilation systems in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown, says the BESA

Public sector debt and vulnerability

Rhona Parry looks at the best ways to support different sections of society with their public sector debts

Improving the energy efficiency of homes

Derek Horrocks discusses the recently-announced Green Homes Grant Scheme and the role of insulation in helping the country meet climate targets

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