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Welcome to the tenth episode of Aico TV!
For the first segment, we will be speaking to Aico’s four Mental Health First Aiders, Jane Pritchard, Lily Ellis, Julie Weaving and Andy Sturgess, as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.
Next, we are joined by Curtis Langley from local charity, The Movement Centre; Curtis discusses the work they do and the Captain Tom 100 Challenge.
Finally, we join David Watts from Sparky Ninja for the final discussion in the mini-series. This week, David, Carl and Andy discuss the E5 Group and their goals of improving standards.
LEADING independent pensions and employee benefit advisors Quantum Advisory has addressed corporate members of Community Housing Cymru, highlighting the importance of reviewing their FRS 102 pension disclosures to potentially improve balance sheet positions, and providing an insight into current market trends in the major pension schemes used by the sector.
Corporate pension actuaries at Quantum, Stuart Price and Adam Cottrell, spoke during the hour-long webinar on Friday 7 May, focussing on issues surrounding the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and the Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS).
In this episode of Aico TV, our National Sales Manager, Daniel Little, and CEO of HomeLINK, Luke Loveridge, explore the Leeds Smart City Strategy. Following this, Luke takes the opportunity to interview Steven Blackburn, Data and Innovation Manager at Leeds City Council.
In this episode we welcome Barcud Housing Association for an interview with RSM, Dan Thomas. As one of the largest not-for-profit Housing Associations in Wales, they discuss how they have dealt with the Covid-19 pandemic, their recent merger and their experiences with our SmartLINK Gateway. Next, we join two more of our RSMs, Steve Bulley and David Richmond and hear about the day in the life of an RSM. Lastly, we join David Watts from SparkyNinja for the second installment of the four-part mini-series - this week the topic of discussion is the best practice for circuits. As always, we finish the episode with an FAQ.
In this episode, we will be joined by David Watts from Sparky Ninja for a sit-down discussion with our Regional Specification Managers, Andy Sturgess and Carl Traynor.
Check out Sparky Ninja here: www.sparkyninja.com
Next, our National Accounts Manager, Paul Cartwright, speaks with Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Join Regional Specification Manager, Dan Thomas, in our final segment for an interview with Stop MS Champion, Laura. In support of MS Awareness Week, Laura shares the MS Society’s plan to raise awareness of the condition.
And of course… we will be answering an FAQ to conclude the episode!
This week’s episode begins with our Relationships Manager, Tina Mistry, speaking to HQN’s Founder and Chief, Alistair McIntosh about our partnership.
Next, Regional Specification Manager, Andy Sturgess takes us through process mapping the SmartLINK Gateway; what it is and how it can help you get the most out of your data and insights.
For the third segment, we revisit our Smarter Homes Safer Communities event and explore ‘Scottish Standards, a template for the UK?’ with Regional Specification Manager, Gregor Morrison and special guests. As always, we round up the episode with an FAQ: how to dispose of your alarms.
In this episode we will be speaking with apprentices from Coleg Cambria Electrical, ‘Chewin’ the Facts’ with Tony and Gregor, our National Technical Manager will be speaking with The Fire Industry Association (FIA) and we will be answering a popular FAQ! In a Covid-safe manner, we welcomed students from Coleg Cambria to our Aico TV studio. The students have completed their Expert Installer training and shared their experiences of the training with Regional Specification Manager, Dan Thomas. For more information on Coleg Camrbia please visit: www.cambria.ac.uk Two of our Regional Specification Managers, Tony and Gregor, take us through a day in the life of a Scottish Regional Specification Manager, the impact of recent legislation changes, and go on the road to previous installations. And finally, our National Technical Manager, Andy, speaks with Technical Manager at the FIA, Will Lloyd. They discuss the FIA, their aims and objectives, as well as FIA membership and what this means.