Data and preventing homelessness

Andrew Walker discusses the talking points of the LGiU's first Local Government Homelessness Commission

Local government services and the declining High Street

Local authorities should be given more freedom over the tax revenues they can generate, writes Nigel Wilcock

Paul Bradbury explains how local government organisations are collaborating to find a smarter way of working using technology

Stuart Patrick details what is happening in Glasgow and how smart digital technologies will impact city centre experience

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Judith Blake discusses contingency planning for winter weather

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Philip Atkins addresses the housing affordability crisis

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Ian Hudspeth addresses county school transport funding

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health's Tony Lewis looks at why the government must change its approach to tackling air quality

With poor air quality responsible for as many as 40,000 deaths a year, GB looks at the councils improving air quality through innovation and efficiency

Having a network of collaborative leaders is essential to leading whole system change, write Oliver Excell and Tony Wood

Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, explains how the region is meeting increasing challenges with courage, optimism and innovation

Jonathan Carr-West, chief executive at the Local Government Information Unit, looks at the likely trends for local government in the new year

Six new mayors were elected to lead the combined authority in their region on 4 May. GB looks at the leaders, and what their priorities are

Cllr Philip Atkins outlines his hopes for the new year, including fairer funding for county authorities, the LGFS and social care

Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council and chair of Core Cities UK, explains why the answers to many post-Brexit questions lie in our cities

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Event Diary

This year, Total Telecom’s Connected Britain is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of networking, innovation, and collaboration. The conference is now the UK’s largest digital economy event, set to welcome over 7,500 delegates from the telecoms industry and beyond to discuss the hottest topics at ExCel London on September 11–12. 

DTX brings together creative minds and technology practitioners with the tools needed to drive change, enhance experiences and improve efficiencies across today’s organisations.

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.