Colleagues unite for causes close to their hearts

A team of colleagues from two housing associations have united to raise money for causes close to their hearts. Staff members from Grand Union Housing Group, based in Milton Keynes, and Longhurst Group, with offices in Rushden and Peterborough, are... View Article

Kent landlord supporting plans to ramp up MMC

Last week the government’s Modern Methods of Construction champion, Mark Farmer, launched a report on how to bring MMC into the mainstream. This comes off the back of clear government intent to support MMC through the Affordable Housing Programme and... View Article

LGA responds to latest housing supply figures

Responding to new housing supply figures published today showing a 52 per cent decrease in house-building work starting and a 62 per cent decrease in homes completed in April to June 2020 compared with the same period last year, Cllr... View Article

Fire Doors: The Importance of Certification

The performance of a fire door can be the difference between life and death. Acting as the first line of defence, fire doors provide vital minutes for people inside a property to escape. This is why fitting the right fire... View Article

LGA responds to government’s homelessness reduction act review

Responding to the Government’s review of the Homelessness Reduction Act, Cllr David Renard, Local Government Association housing spokesperson, said: “Since the Homelessness Reduction Act was introduced, councils have continued to work hard to manage increased demand for support and find... View Article

Extinguishing fire safety myths

Fire Safety has and always will be a well-documented subject, with various experts and regulatory bodies sharing key insights that save lives. Despite this, practical knowledge can sometimes be overshadowed by false information and myth. Karen Trigg of Allegion UK... View Article

Programme launches to prevent employee addiction crisis

e UK’s leading addiction treatment specialists UKAT have launched a new Addiction Awareness programme, aimed at helping those working in the Building & Construction trade across the country. The programme is set to support employers and employees as the Government... View Article