Vampire managers

  Some chief executives want blood. They demand loyalty, ruthlessness and total commitment. Whether deliberately or by default they creat a culture of intoxicating machismo. The aim is...

Cities alive: a walking world

Mobility is intrinsic to the quality of life experienced in cities. But for the past century, the car has dominated how we plan and grow our urban areas. We must now seize the opportunity to place...

Improving health through the home: a checklist for local plans and policies

The right home environment is essential to health and wellbeing, across the life course. This checklist , produced by Public Health England , helps people in the public health system to...

How We're Managing Money Is Changing

Thanks to advances in smart-phone technology and the continued ubiquity of the internet in non-urban areas, it’s now easier to take control of our money without taking a trip to the bank. Over the...

What a way to wrap up!

Another year, another memorable empty homes conference. This year it fell especially conveniently in the calendar for me to coincide with my last week at work before going off on maternity leave....

Just another day just another night terror

You are an office worker. Your day begins at the same time every morning and ends uneventfully back in bed at the same time every night. During the day you follow the same routine. You drive to...

What are managers and professionals getting over enthusiastic about this week?

What are managers and professionals getting over enthusiastic about this week? Education, housing, environment, leisure and social services there isn't a local authority service that...

Social Responsibility & Environmental Care

In an economy where social and responsibility and environmental care are more important than ever, it is up to us, the people, to make sure they are in fact kept in mind. It’s easy to avoid...

Future City Glasgow: successes, challenges and legacy

  By Steven McGinty   In 2013, Glasgow City Council won £24 million worth of funding from Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board) that would see the city...

FINAL TWO PLACES on Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing Level 5

Get in quick and receive 50% off market rate for NEW Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing Level 5. With only two spaces left, get a place while it lasts! Special offer code:...