When it comes to waste management, many local authorities are looking for cleaner and more efficient ways to collect waste. Efficiency covers many aspects, including fuel consumption and emissions as well as how many bins can be emptied on one route. When it comes to fuel and emissions efficiency many local authorities have now made the switch to electric vehicles (EVs)

Jay Saggar, London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI) programme manager: data, smart cities & cyber security and Eddie Copeland, LOTI director explain some of the smart city innovation going on in London

The Managed Staff Banks framework from Crown Commercial Service provides managed outsourced staff bank services. While services are aimed at the NHS, they are open to all public sector bodies including central government

The eDisclosure and Review Services (RM6336) Framework from Crown Commercial Service (CCS) allows central government and the wider public sector to access disclosure services for a complete service following the Electronic Discovery Reference Model or by using select elements of this

Crown Commercial Services RM6116 framework provides access to network services for public sector organisations

Cloud services offer a multitude of benefits for local governments, and can revolutionise the way they operate and deliver services to their communities. Cloud services streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and promote better resource allocation. Here are some key advantages of cloud services for local governments

Jane Frost CBE, chief executive of MRS explains how AI can be used appropriately in research

Before you begin, it is important to understand accessibility and why it might be needed. It is important that all attendees, including those with disabilities have equal access to the event, including physical spaces, information and communication

31 October – 1 November 2023, NEAC Stoneleigh, Warwickshire - the event for everyone working in public sector catering

David Llewellyn, chief executive of the Vending & Automated Retail Association (AVA), assesses prospects for vending machines in public spaces and the impact of recent government legislation on the industry

A best practice report by Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM) specialist Christian Schneider

Floodex has been running for the last seven years and is supported by organisations such as: Environment Agency, CIWEM, CIRIA, Future Water Assoc and many others

Winter road maintenance is essential to ensure safe and efficient transport during the colder months. Cold temperatures, snow, ice and rain all pose significant challenges to the road network, creating hazardous conditions that can lead to anything from disruption to collisions. GB investigates some of the key aspects of winter road maintenance

EMEX, the Energy Management and Net Zero exhibition returns to London’s ExCeL on 22 & 23 November 2023 and is the ‘must-attend’ event for any organisation looking to deliver a low-carbon, energy efficient and sustainable future. Register your FREE place now and be just one amongst the largest gathering of energy managers and sustainability professionals in the UK

When it comes to energy, one of the best things you can do for the planet and the public purse is installing solar panels on your property

New fire safety regulations come into force on 1st October within section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022, but what does it mean for those responsible for public buildings?

UKATA explain the risks that asbestos in social housing presents


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.