Blog

Introducing: HACT’s new Social Insight Lead in Scotland

by Michael McLaughlin, Social Insight Lead Scotland - on 24/01/2020

Michael McLaughlin, HACT's new Social Insight Lead in Scotland, discusses his job which will improve the skills and knowledge around social value impact in the Scottish social housing sector.

Comments: 0

Read more

What does digital transformation mean for residents and communities?

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright - on 17/12/2019

“How can we, as housing providers, use technology to help residents and communities to thrive?”

Comments: 0

Read more

Learning from the Dutch data model

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright - on 10/12/2019

HACT’s development of a common data standard in the UK housing sector was inspired by the success of the Dutch data standard CORA, which was launched in 2008.

Comments: 0

Read more

It’s time to fix the plumbing

by Jay Saggar, Digital Lead - on 26/11/2019

Legacy data systems, siloed working, legacy processes. For local councils and social housing providers, all too often these issues result in complicated services and poor customer experience. Southwark Council, alongside the City of Lincoln Council, Gravesham Council and Lewisham Homes have been trying to do something about it.

Comments: 0

Read more

Community Needs Index now live on Community Insight

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Communications Intern - on 22/10/2019

The Community Needs Index, which measures the social and cultural factors that can contribute to poorer life outcomes, is now available to subscribers on Community Insight.

Comments: 0

Read more

Speaker spotlight: Rachael Byrne, Home Group

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Housing Communications Intern - on 09/10/2019

Rachael will be discussing the role of housing in population health and the development of place at the Housing and Health Conference later this month.

Comments: 0

Read more

Why is the Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2019 important?

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Communications Intern - on 27/09/2019

Against a backdrop of austerity, the Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2019 are more important than ever in enabling housing providers to know where to target investment.

Comments: 0

Read more

The Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2019 are here!

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Housing Communications Intern - on 26/09/2019

There has been much anticipation surrounding the publication of the newest Indices of Multiple Deprivation. Today it’s finally here.

Comments: 0

Read more

Speaker spotlight: Gill Leng, National Homelessness Adviser for MHCLG

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Communications Intern - on 25/09/2019

In the build-up to our Health and Housing conference 2019, we have put together a short profile of Gill Leng, one of the speakers at the conference.

Comments: 0

Read more

Speaker spotlight: Dr Caroline Taylor, GP Member of the Governing Body

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Communications Intern - on 25/09/2019

Dr Caroline Taylor will be speaking at our health and housing conference about her experience of the primary care home model.

Comments: 0

Read more

Pages

Subscribe to Blog