Health and Social Care: Matthew Wort provides some key questions about your readiness to provide new solutions in a changing social care environment and how to provide a public service to be proud of.

Education: Chris Whittington looks at what more collaborative working to support children and young people in education can mean for the future.

Local Government: Mark Cook looks at the balance between what the Government is proposing and the realities of what this means for local government.

Social Business: David Alcock looks at what the surge of interest in social enterprise could mean for the way that we do business to enhance communities for the future.

Housing: Jonathan Cox identifies three key things that the Government will be looking for from housing associations ahead of potentially one of the most important years in the history of the social housing movement.

It's true that we can't predict the future, but having the right discussions about the right issues, can prepare you for the changes that are on their way.