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The digital transformation

Maia Beresford, Researcher at the New Local Government Network (NLGN) discusses the government’s ‘Digital Strategy’ and how local authorities should benefit. In the UK 82%...

A portfolio for savings

A supporter of the Crown Commercial Service EPS framework. GVA is one of the leading providers of estates professional services to Central Government and the...
pensions

A reformed opinion

The Pensions Regulator gives thought on the pension reforms and how they will impact public services pension schemes. The Pensions Regulator was given an expanded...
growth

Smart specialisation in the South West

Driving significant economic growth Cities and the wider economies they influence are engines of growth critical to economic performance and national recovery in the current...
youth

Investing in our youth

Adjacent Local Government sheds light on the European Youth Strategy and what role the Eastern Partnership Youth Window plays. Young people are key for a...
cancer

Empower, support and encourage action

Emma Greenwood, head of policy development at Cancer Research UK explains the importance of early diagnosis for cancer within local communities. Cancer remains a major...
diagnosis

The cancer challenge

Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg supports Europe’s concerns about cancer and the huge challenges it presents. Cancer continues to present a huge challenge for patients...

RAS – moving social care forward

Paul Clifford, CEO from FACE Recording & Measurement Systems explains the benefits of Resource Allocations Systems (RAS). I was not pleased to be informed in...

The FACE RAS

Effective information for health and social care. The FACE RAS is the country’s most widely used resource allocation system, being used by over 41 councils...

Peace of mind

IT assets disposal that offers 100% security, 0% landfill and a share in re-sale profits. At Restore-IT Efficient we’ve built our business of adding value...
conservation

Bio-securing our woodland

Austin Brady, Head of Conservation at the Woodland Trust discusses the impacts of disease and pests on our woodlands, and how we can mitigate...
carbon

Energy that matters

James Smith, Chair of the Carbon Trust, sets out why we need to learn to love Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) – before it’s...
carbon

A cleaner, greener future

Judith Shapiro, Policy and Communications Manager at the Carbon Capture & Storage Association explains the crucial role CCS will play in reaching climate change targets. One...

Leading electronic control for vehicle energy optimisation

A key factor for environmentally-friendly fuel-efficient vehicles. In the near future, substantial changes in mobility and land transport will take place. Population growth, energy issues,...
sustainable transport

Encouraging sustainable transport in local areas

Transport is a sector that affects everyone, whether it be via train, catching a bus or driving through rush hour traffic. However, road transport is reportedly the second largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the EU after power generation
housing

Opportunity knocks

Annys Darkwa, Managing Director of Vision Housing explains the need for more housing to help re-offenders integrate back into the community
sustainable vision

Sharing the sustainable vision

Lord Mayor of the City of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen gives details of how the City is becoming the first CO2 neutral capital in Europe…
sustainable growth

Driving smart, sustainable growth

Commissioner for Regional and Urban Policy, Johannes Hahn explains what smart and sustainable growth means for European cities… 

Talking about health inequalities

Public Health England is launching a national conversation about health inequalities to better understand the English public’s perception and experience. Where you live, what you...
living UK

Men outliving women in areas of UK

In some areas of the UK men are beginning to outlive females by as much of 13 years. Figures published by Public Health England reveal...

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