The energy crisis is squeezing a lot of budgets right now and this of course includes local authorities. One of the highest energy costs for local authorities is the local swimming pool and this may be one of the areas that takes a hit when times are hard. GB takes a deep dive into what pools across the country are doing to stay afloat

The recent Geospatial Commission report identified how better use of location data can help overcome four key challenges to siting chargepoints: modelling future demand, finding suitable sites, creating a seamless consumer experience and tracking rollout. Ellie Skinner, senior policy advisor at the Geospatial Commission, explores these four points

Bin collection is, by nature, quite a dirty task. However, councils around the country have been working on making collections cleaner by using electric vehicles

All local authorities are struggling with rising costs at the moment and savings need to be found. On top of this, many people still do not recycle as much as they could. With recent bad weather also affecting bin collections, is there a way to make bin collections more efficient?

An evolution of The Facilities Event, The Workplace Event on 25-27 April brings together workplace professionals from facilities, HR, technology, real estate, transport, design, and architecture to share best practice, expertise and ideas to create effective working environments

The Health & Safety Event will take place at NEC Birmingham on 25-27 April

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) highlights the importance of worker safety in asbestos removal

The Fire Safety Event is coming to NEC Birmingham on 25-27 April

The Fire Industry Association on the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 and what it means for local authorities and housing providers

The Facilities Show is taking place at ExCel London on 16-18 May

Jim Melvin, chairman of the British Cleaning Council, on the role of cleaning and hygiene staff in keeping buildings clean

Chris Dimitriadis, chief global strategy officer at ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) on how public sector organisations can protect themselves from cyber threats

In November, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, published “Greening government ICT: annual report 2021 to 2022”, which sets out the progress made in making digital services and technologies in government more sustainable. GB investigates

Having missed out on being European Capital of Culture due to Brexit and losing out in the bid to host Eurovision, in 2023, the city of Leeds is hosting a year of cultural celebrations

By Ian McCormack, NCSC Deputy Director for Government Resilience, and Emily Mayhew, DLUHC Cyber Policy Lead

Futurebuild 2023 will take place from 7-9 March 2023 at ExCeL London

International Confex is taking place at ExCeL London on 1-2 March 2023

The UK has a target of being net zero by 2050. With the deadline approaching, how can the events industry play its part and how can you run a net-zero event?


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