Road sector promoting collaboration and innovation

The road surface industry must reward recent funding with continued innovation and a readiness to embrace the new, believes Paul Boss

A people-first strategy for returning to work after Covid-19

Romy Hughes explores the aspects of a good strategy that companies need to think about as we begin to look at life after the pandemic

Wales: a global leader in waste management

Government Business talks to Hannah Blythyn about the 2020 ban on single use plastics in Wales and ambitions for zero waste by 2050

Covid-19 may herald a sea-change in technology

Steve White explains why coronavirus marks a turning point in councils’ approach to new technology investment

How is remote working changing the public sector?

What impact has the lockdown had on the possibilities for more regular home-working, and what technology is needed to support this?

Sponsoring foreign workers during the Covid-19 pandemic

Harry Sanders writes for the Immigration Advice Service about the current governmental advice for Tier 2 and Tier 5 sponsors

Using data to meet growing housing demands

Ken Lee explains how Housing 360 can support local authorities in addressing and meeting local housing needs

Providing a roadmap for local authorities

Anique Bravenboer, alliance manager at Yotta, explains the importance of keeping services up and running in the lockdown and beyond

Minimising waste to demonstrate our gratitude

Iain Gulland explains why we need to celebrate and support our binmen and binwomen in their vital role as resource managers on the frontline

Welland and Deepings [Photo by Ian Moodie]

Do you know what an IDB is and do you have one managing the drainage and water levels in your area? Innes Thomson explains

Covid-19: Conquering crisis through re-allocating space

Rachel White looks at recent government announcements to help pedestrians and cyclists to travel safely suring lockdown

Mental health in the lockdown and beyond

When this is all over, will it be said that ‘it took a pandemic to put mental health where it should be?’ Adrian Wakeling discusses

Digital is now clearly front and centre for councils

Georgina Maratheftis explains how tech innovation can help authorities with the most pressing problems that they and their communities face

Cyber security experts assemble!

Sascha Giese details the critical IT security staff that every public sector organisation should be hiring and training to keep their security up to standard

Insight and evidence in a time of uncertainty

In a post Covid-19 world, research will be vital in developing policy, planning services and governing effectively, writes Jane Frost

The West Midlands - where the world meets

The West Midlands Growth Company explain why the region is the ideal location for conferencing and events

Maintaining indoor humidity levels key to fighting the virus

Dr. Stephanie Taylor discusses the need to ensure hospitals have a humidity level so that viruses cannot spread

Are consumers getting the most out of their cylinder?

The Hot Water Association's Isaac Occhipinti takes a look at how the hot water cylinder industry can support the UK’s Net Zero demands

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