Entries by dellwood

Mediaworks Announced as NHC Supporter Member

Mediaworks has recently partnered with the Northern Housing Consortium (NHC). As NHC’s Supporter member The partnership between NHC and Mediaworks will see Mediaworks provide digital advice and marketing expertise within the housing market. Mediaworks will provide sponsorship at trade shows, as well as offering member-relevant advice and insights. The partnership will ensure that members of […]

Guest blog: New Housing Related Support system launched

Locata is ready to roll out its new Housing Related Support (HRS) system across the country. The new launch was created in partnership with housing practitioners from Cheshire East who wanted a way to link applicants directly to support services. The system went live in Cheshire East four weeks ago and acts as a referral […]

Member Engagement Dinner with Martin Hilditch – Editor of Inside Housing

Thursday 19th September 2019 – York  Members were joined by Editor of Inside Housing magazine Martin Hilditch in York on Thursday 19th September as part of a series of member engagement sessions organised by the Northern Housing Consortium. We run a range of senior member engagement sessions, and all full member organisations are invited to at […]

Policy Proposals from Party Conference Season So Far

Conference season is well under way and with a possible General Election looming the three main political parties have been setting out the direction of their housing policy. Below is a summary of what has so far been proposed:   The Conservative Party Though the Conservative Party conference is yet to begin, Esther McVey gave […]

A community-led housing plan that’s fit for the future

Britain’s housing system is not delivering the homes that the country needs or that people can afford. The evidence set out in our bold new Greater Manchester Housing Strategy makes it clear that our broken housing market is directly impacting the lives of many of us in this city-region. The housing crisis takes many forms, […]

Guest Blog – Text Help – Are you supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace?

Neurodiversity is not just about ‘doing the right thing’ anymore. GCHQ, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Direct Line Group and JPMorgan Chase are actively getting it ‘right’ and supporting neurodiverse employees throughout their employment – benefiting both the employee AND the organisation. Neurodiverse employees with Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyscalculia, Autistic Spectrum, Tourette Syndrome and more, […]

Spending Round 2020/21

Tracy Harrison, Chief Executive at the Northern Housing Consortium has written to Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rishi Sunak MP about the fast-tracked one-year Spending Round this September. The NHC will continue to make the case for these priorities and will keep members up to date with any further developments.

Preparing for Hackitt 2019

Steve Douglas CBE, Group Chief Executive, Altair  I’m delighted to chair the annual NHC/Altair Asset Management Seminar once again. It is so important that northern housing providers have as much access to the policy debates on building safety, compliance and regulation, as London and the south providers do. This year’s seminar focusses on trying to […]

Building your brand and developing an Employee Value Proposition

  Finding and keeping the talent your organisation needs to succeed has always been a challenge. A recent CBI survey said that 56% of organisations cannot fill the jobs that they currently have available, and 80% of CEOs said that “Talent” was their single biggest issue, more important than concerns about the economy or their […]

NCH Resident Involvement Conference – 19th June 2019

Blog by officers attending from Sheffield City Council Intro John Three of us from Sheffield City Council had a day out at this conference in June. We are Shahid Khan, Engagement & Development Officer, Waleed Al-Gulaidi, Community Engagement Apprentice, and John Loveless, Manager of the Community Engagement Team. We met Barbara Spicer, Chief Executive of […]