Articles

Work on your heating systems when it’s hot

 

As we near the end of Spring, we need to be thinking about how to make the most of the lighter days and warmer weather that lie ahead of…

Time for a GDPR spring clean?

 

Fiona Anthony is a solicitor at nplaw, a public sector shared legal service based in Norwich advising local government, public bodies and…

Is there a perfect storm brewing for health in the social housing sector?

 

Many consider the NHS to be one of our country’s most invaluable resources, yet it has found itself under immense strain for a long time,…

Sigma Capital strengthens London team with new appointments

 

Residential development and urban regeneration company, Sigma Capital Group plc, has expanded its London team with two new recruits, showcasing…

Meating the need to reduce carbon

 

With growing interest in a meat-free lifestyle, Mitsubishi Electric’s Russell Jones explores the benefits of cutting down on this carbon-…

Refurbishing to achieve sustainability

 

Refurbishing (or ‘retrofitting’) refers to the regeneration of buildings to reduce energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions.…

Changing the way we build homes

 

At the start of December, a packed out conference room at Mitsubishi Electric’s Hatfield headquarters heard the forthright views of TV…

Hightown HA highlight positive role of apprenticeships

 

A housing association has highlighted the positive impact that apprenticeships and traineeships have on individuals, businesses and the economy.…

Spring Statement is not enough to close social rent gap

 

by Victoria Galligan, Housing Association Magazine editor

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s affordable housing guarantee scheme means that…

Social housing: Horizon scanning to the rescue in a shifting marketplace

 

Bob Hide, director at risk management consultancy, Equib,…

Lifting to borrowing cap – where are we now?

 

Late last year the government made a surprise announcement that borrowing restrictions were to be removed, enabling councils to play more…

Keeping warm this winter

 

The winter is a tough time for anybody who has difficulty heating their home, but there are practical steps that can be taken - aside from…