If I use my longsword as implement and have the Weapon Expertise Heavy Blade feat, does the +1 apply to implement attacks as well?
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When you use your weapon as an implement you get the following bonuses:
You do not get benefits from the following bonuses:
If you have a character that plans to use a weapon as both an implement and a weapon it is a good idea to look at the new expertise feats published in Dragon 402 which include limited use expertise feats for both weapon and implement powers (or generic attacks).
From what I recall, no. Weapon expertise and implement expertise are different. Weapon expertise grants the bonus when you use the weapon to do physical damage with the weapon, such as a melee basic attack. Implement expertise gives you a bonus when you use the weapon as an implement for an attack, such as eldritch blast.