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To tackle CO2 emissions, we must collaborate

by Anna Burke, Head of Delivery - on 23/07/2021

As we come to the end of Net Zero Week 2021 we should reflect on all the positive actions being taken across the sector but also consider how we can better work together to achieve a low carbon future.

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How collaboration between Housing Associations and the NHS can help address workforce challenges

by Peter Molyneux and Dan Charlton - on 23/07/2021

For housing associations, the workforce needs of the NHS represent an opportunity to provide routes out of unemployment or under-employment for their residents. In addition, having stable employment is an important part of maintaining good mental health and well-being as well as helping people recover from mental ill-health. Here. Peter Molyneux and Dan Charlton look at how Housing Associations and NHS trusts can collaborate to help address these workforce challenges.

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Driving Net Zero

by Billy Holt, Market Insight Lead - on 19/07/2021

Net Zero Week, the UK’s national awareness week to highlight challenges and opportunities around tackling emissions to stop global warming, is upon us. This week we’re taking time to consider what actions we, as sector, can take to help reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2050.

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The heart of building safety

by Jacqui Bateson - on 19/07/2021

With the publication of The Building Safety Bill last week, our Managing Director, Jacqui Bateson, writes how the Golden Thread initiative sits at the heart of the Bill and how it's imperative that the sector acts in applying data standards to buildings now and not to wait for the Bill to become law.

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Uniting over the Summer of Sport with the GoSketch Project

by Tom Hall, Director at Future Proof Purpose CIC - on 09/07/2021

Tom Hall writes about the GoSketch programme which bring groups of young people together through sporting initiatives to build their confidence and express themselves as well as exposing them to potential career opportunities they may not have considered.

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Fuel poverty: how the housing sector has helped

by Rob Sugden, Head of Communities at HACT - on 22/06/2021

HACT has distributed almost £1 million worth of fuel vouchers over the past nine months, by working collaboratively with other housing sector partners.

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In conversation with David Lammy... how to be an anti-racist organisation?

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Marketing Lead - on 26/05/2021

On Tuesday 25 May 2021 we were joined by David Lammy MP for a webinar to discuss how to be an anti-racist organisation, and what that means for the housing sector.

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Launch Pad relaunches with Vericon Systems

by Michael McLaughlin, Digital Lead - on 25/05/2021

Launch Pad showcases some of the most progressive thinking, products and services with potential to transform the UK housing sector. And we’re delighted to say, it’s back.

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Community Insight and youth unemployment

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Marketing Lead - on 19/03/2021

A conversation with Sally Ross, Community Engagement Lead Officer at Magenta Living, on how her team have been using Community Insight to tackle youth unemployment.

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International Women’s Day 2021: Choose to Challenge

by Thames Menteth-Wheelwright, Communications Officer - on 08/03/2021

Perhaps more so than any year before, this international women’s day feels particularly poignant, especially for the UK social housing sector.

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