The next major revision to Part L of the building regulations will set a challenging further 25 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions above current targets

Britain has the oldest housing stock in the developed world with 8.5 million properties over 60 years old. Most of these are energy inefficient and many are in a poor state of repair, writes BRE

With the government’s proposed public sector budget cuts in people’s minds, it is vital that security is not ignored to save money, writes the BSIA's James Kelly

A successful strategy for recovering government debt will require an effective coalition with the private sector, writes Peter Wordsworth, chief executive, Fairfax Solicitors

As government spending cuts are expected to decrease the number of events the government holds, the Meetings Industry Association is helping the meetings and events industry achieve ongoing stability

The public sector faces a potential loss of 120,000 jobs as a result of the budget. But how do public sector employers keep staff motivated and engaged amid so much uncertainty?

Birmingham is hosting eight party political conferences in five years, putting it firmly on the map as a preferred destination for political gatherings. Meet Birmingham finds out more

Get ready to discover the trendiest, newest and most exciting venues and suppliers in the events industry at this year’s Event UK at the NEC in Birmingham from 21-22 September 2010

The Code for Sustainable Homes is an important tool for the government to achieve its ambition of all new homes meeting a zero carbon standard by 2016, writes David Weatherall, Energy Saving Trust

The World Green Roof Congress provides a unique opportunity for professionals within the built environment to hear and see how green roofs and walls perform within the sustainability agenda

Peter Hurst, chief executive of CIFAS, explains how the organisation's fraud prevention data sharing scheme can help reduce fraud losses across all sectors

This year’s Plant And Waste Recycling Awards recognised successful projects that reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill across the UK

RWM sets the trend this autumn with recycled textile fashion shows and a new waste minimisation zone

Just north of London, and boasting countryside, sea, charming towns and cities, the East of England is a great choice for your next public sector event

Culture, style and an ever-changing landscape make Liverpool and the region a first choice destination for conferences and events

Local authorities must now take a lead role in local flood risk management. But what skills are needed for them to be able to deliver their new responsibilities?

One in six properties in England and Wales are at flood risk. The Environment Agency discusses the work being done to address the problem

The National Insulation Association explains why insulation is key to reaching the UK’s carbon emissions target


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.