Can we trust artificial intelligence in government?

A recent roundtable discussed whether the public sector is prepared for the AI revolution and the ethics behind the technology

Top local authorities for carbon neutrality targets

With MPs highlighting the lack of government policies in place to deliver the net zero target by 2050, we look at what councils are doing

Scottish Event Campus

VisitScotland Business Events’ campaign ‘Legends’ shines a light on why the world should choose Scotland for their next event

Gritting in Minehead.

The British Association of Landscape Industries write about how green spaces and landscapes can be maintained during the winter months

How we build 300,000 of the right homes in the right places

Let’s make the current housebuilding system efficient before a new one sets us fresh challenges, says Rico Wojtulewicz

The state of UK waste collection systems

Lee Marshall looks at how local authorities are quantifying the impact of emerging waste policy upon recycling and waste management services

It is time something is done for buses

In taking forward a national bus strategy the key question is not ‘what can our country do for our buses?’ but ‘what can our buses do for our country?’

Local authority direct delivery of housing

Tom Kenny looks at the way in which local authorities can help to tackle the current housing crisis

Streamlining the parking experience

The British Parking Association outlines the latest revolution in parking - the parking data standard

The reasons why flexible working works

The arguments for flexible working make very good business sense, says, Rob Wall of the Chartered Management Institute

The largest public sector tech event

Bookings are now being taken for the second annual digitech event, the technology and procurement showcase for the public sector.

Devolving further power and control to the North

Devolving further control to regions of the North could have a transformational effect, writes Henri Murison

The Green Space Index: Mapping health benefits

Green spaces are good, do good and need to be protected for good. Alison McCann, policy manager at Fields in Trust, explains why

Issues in outsourcing valuable professionalism

Mike Orlov discusses outsourcing in public services via framework agreements which so adversely affects the health sector

The impact of climate change on the UK planning system

Amanda Beresford analyses the impact of climate change on the current planning system and revisions which could be made

How digital technologies are maximising heat network performance

Digital tech is raising the efficiency and reliability of heat networks, while improving affordability for customers, writes Richard Slee

Returning to our council building roots

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson discusses why Liverpool is turning back the clock and restarting a council house building programme

Spark: The Technology Innovation Marketplace

The Crown Commercial Service's Ron Whitehead discusses how Spark will work, how it has been designed, as well as its desired outcomes

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