NHMF Awards 2022 - Apprentice of the Year Shortlist: Brandon Sullivan

Why this apprentice should be Apprentice of the Year? What makes this apprentice stand out? Brandon would make a suitable candidate for “Apprentice of the Year” because of his exceptional organisational skills and willingness to learn.


Sustainability - How is it affecting your business?

Despite Government recently recommitting to Net Zero by 2050, depending on who wins the current race to become Prime Minister, this could all change with some candidates more steadfast than others in still trying to achieve this target.


HSE Guidance Update – HS(G)248 Asbestos: The Analysts’ Guide - changes and implications for the housing sector

This revised guidance from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), designed to improve asbestos analytical standards, has been eagerly anticipated by suppliers and duty holders alike. Changes in the guidance will present new challenges for all concerned in the course of managing asbestos risk within the housing sector.


NHMF Awards 2022 - Apprentice of the Year Shortlist: Will Green

Will recently won the Inspiring Journey Award, impressing Exeter College with the story of his career change, which resulted in a personal letter from Kit Malthouse MP congratulating Will on his journey and achievements so far. Will was also recently highly commended at a Direct Works awards ceremony after being shortlisted down to the last three apprentices.


Contractor Forum round-up

Sustainability and collaboration continue to top the agenda


Building Safety Act 2022 – Lessons from Early Adopters

The Building Safety Act was published on 28th April 2022. It introduces new roles and responsibilities for people who manage occupied, high-rise residential buildings.


DINLab case study

This best practice case study demonstrates how technology (proptech) and innovation can improve resident safety, make asset management more efficient, improve resident safety and health, as well as reduce operating costs.


The future of frameworks starts here

A brand new framework is now available across the UK, with the aim of shaking up the procurement market and providing greater choice for social housing providers.


NHMF Awards 2022 - Best Net Zero Carbon Initiative Shortlist : Clarion

What is the project? Clarion's Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) Demonstrator project is delivering zero carbon retrofit to 120 homes in Fenland and Tonbridge. Clarion partnered with Fenland District Council and Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council to successfully secure £4.5million of funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and the retrofit work is being delivered by United Living and Equans


Contractor Corner

Our NHMF Contractor Forum membership represents the housing sector’s very best in innovation, best practice and collaboration. Embodying a broad cross section of organisations with differing interests and specialisms, from the large to the small, we’re speaking to a cross section of our members about what’s top of their agenda as we move into 2022.

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