With September’s registration deadline for the scheme looming, Dave Lewis, head of business energy services at npower, offers some words of advice to public sector departments on overcoming the challenge of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

Richard Rugg, head of Public Sector, Carbon Trust looks at the benefits of energy efficient refurbishments in public buildings

Narec looks at how solar thermal systems can help secure affordable future energy supplies

With energy and climate goals likely to get more demanding, improving efficiency will remain a vital factor over the next decade and beyond

With fraud on council tax alone now estimated in excess of £200million per annum, the public sector needs to understand and tackle this threat

Linda Pullan, head of Payroll Alliance, explains the value of payroll training and looks at the current options available

Current winners of the Government Business Award for Waste Management, Peterborough City Council have also been awarded the Association of Public Sector Excellence (APSE) Award for Best Value refuse collection 2009.

Winning public sector projects at the Contact Centre Innovation Awards put the customer at the heart of service transformation

In the past, the public sector has been reluctant to consider outsourcing their fleet finance or management. But times are changing, finds Toby Poston from the BVRLA

Groundsmen, greenkeepers, play officers, architects, designers and outdoor leisure facility managers will all head to IOG SALTEX

No longer the ‘bucket and spade’ style destinations of the past, coastal resorts have emerged as chic and vibrant destinations with much to offer the business visitor

The recession has not held back the West Midlands. Many new and exciting developments have cropped up making this area an excellent choice to hold a conference or event

When it comes to business tourism in Scotland, there is always something new and different on the menu

The Criminal Records Bureau’s Disclosure service allows organisations to make safer recruitment decisions

The London Development Agency wants to reduce London’s dependence on fossil fuels, cut the waste generated in London and help reach the Mayor of London’s target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in London by 60 per cent – or 18 million tonnes – by 2025

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s Conference and Exhibition, 22-24 June, offers four events in one: a housing summit with topical debate, a vibrant and innovative exhibition, a brand new exhibitor focused seminar programme and a packed social networking diary

Robert Rabinowitz, director, Environmental Markets for sustainability consultancy, BRE, answers your questions on the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

BRE gives useful guidance on how to avoid common pitfalls when it comes to the Code for Sustainable Homes

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Event Diary

It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

Safety & Health Expo is the UK’s largest event for the health and safety sector, helping 13,000+ global professionals source innovative solutions across occupational health, wellbeing, PPE and more.

Facilities Show brings together over 12,000 facilities management professionals from around the world to source cost-effective solutions across all sectors.