Ahead of the Government's spending review and Autumn Statement on Wednesday 25 November, Paul Bradbury, group business development director at Civica, explores the implications of the Chancellor's fiscal plans for local authorities across the UK.

The recession saw financial high-fliers leave the commercial realm for the public and third sectors on an unprecedented scale, often giving each their first real experience of the other. Claire Brennan of Change Recruitment Group examines the lasting impact of this shift - and how organisations can hold on to key employees as the economy improves.

In the run-up to the Spending Review in November, the Government has a great opportunity to make savings by going after legacy IT spend.

Thomas Chappelow, managing director of secure file sharing, backup and cloud storage company Nimbox, explains how local authorities can improve data security.

With Halloween just around the corner, Trewin Restorick, founder of charity Hubbub UK, discusses Pumpkin Rescue - a campaign to prevent thousands of tonnes of food waste.

A new approach to home building is needed if we hope to solve this housing crisis, says Marc Vlessing, co-founder and chief executive of affordable housing developer Pocket.

New technology from voltage optimisation market leader Powerstar offers a groundbreaking way of maximising electricity savings. Managing director Dr Alex Mardapittas explains how hard-pressed local authorities can benefit and keep bills at a minimum.

Ed Macnair, founder and CEO of cloud security company CensorNet, looks at the new Anti-Radicalisation Law and what it means for local authorities.

By Cllr Julian Thompson-Hill, Denbighshire's cabinet lead member for finance

With organisations placing increasing importance on equal treatment and diversity, why do we need Positive Action? Professional development consultant Snéha Khilay takes a look.