A new programme of research has been announced to improve decision making by valuing the benefits of our culture and heritage capital to society.

Ministers are setting out plans to improve vocational education to help ensure that employers get the skilled workforce they need.

New laws to protect England’s cultural and historic heritage will mean that historic statues should be ‘retained and explained’ for future generations.

Gavin Williamson is launching a review of children’s social care to help make sure children and young adults get the support they need.

UNISON has said that pre-schools, including nurseries, must be closed except to educate the children of key workers and those who are vulnerable.

The Prime Minister has announced a national lockdown and instructed people to stay at home to control the spread of coronavirus.

The Prime Minister has reaffirmed his commitment to boost the numbers of public sector workers as part of the government’s drive to build back better in 2021.

More than half of local authorities believe local childcare providers will permanently close as a result of childcare support being withdrawn.

The Department for Education has published school funding allocations going to every local authority in England.

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman is urging councils to scrutinise services for children in care.

The rapid shift to online platforms has led to the majority of consultation professionals changing the way they engage with local communities.

As part of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee, tens of thousands of adults will be able to benefit from almost 400 free courses next year.

CIPFA has revealed that total spending on libraries in Great Britain decreased by nearly £20 million over the last financial year.

A new report has claimed that the high needs system for further education is not working and requires a radical shake-up.

It has been reported that millions of public sector workers in England, with the exception of NHS workers, face a pay freeze next year.

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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.