Millions of UK workers will receive a pay rise as the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rise comes into effect.

Belfast, Dublin, the Liverpool City Region and Greater Manchester have formed a partnership to develop practical approaches to accelerate net-zero commitments.

Home Secretary Priti Patel has launched a new Tackling Domestic Abuse Plan informed by victims and survivors.

Hundreds of cultural organisations have received a share of the final £35 million emergency support package from the Culture Recovery Fund.

Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, Derby City Council and Derbyshire County Council are seeking a combined devolution deal.

New Cabinet Office guidance has called for the public sector to urgently review contracts with Russian and Belarusian companies.

More than £3.4 billion was saved in 2020/21 through successful efforts to improve efficiency across Whitehall.

A fleet of 124 new environmentally friendly hydrogen fuelled buses will be taking to the streets of the West Midlands.

The government will ‘name and shame’ failing social housing providers as part of major reforms to give residents a stronger voice.

Better support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities is at the heart of a new national plan.

The £36 million Coastal Transition Accelerator Programme will be used to help deliver innovative adaptation projects in North Norfolk and East Riding of Yorkshire.

The government has launched two consultations on proposals to make it easier for local authorities to tackle poor air quality in their areas.

Adult social care organisations have called on the government to deliver a long-term care workforce strategy and tackle the issue of care worker pay.

Millions of people will be able to make greener journeys as almost 1,000 green buses are rolled out with the backing of nearly £200 million in funding.

Five local authorities will implement a new and improved adult social care charging reform system which caps the cost of care.

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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.