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Brexit - what will it mean for me?

At this year’s NHMF Maintenance Conference, we debated the implications of Brexit through the perspectives of a housing association, a contractor and a European thinktank.

Summerland to Grenfell - 44 years of un-learning

The death toll of the Grenfell Tower fire makes it one of the worst peacetime building fires of the last hundred years, not only in the United Kingdom but in the whole of Western Europe. Of these, it is the only one that was in a residential building.


The world of tomorrow…today - how emerging technology could revolutionise our sector

One of the key themes that was discussed at this year’s annual conference was how new technology and innovation are driving service improvements


BS 7671: The 18th Edition is crucial for maintenance and asset managers

With our increasingly complex dependence on electronic devices, automation and IT, in both domestic and commercial environments, the possible consequences of overvoltage damage to vulnerable equipment and components – including the risk of electric shock or fire – can be significant, costly and hazardous.


Making the most of active asset management

The role of active asset management in a modern housing provider is well-established. Most landlords now have a good understanding of the performance of their homes and make informed property decisions accordingly.


The National Housing Academy – a competency driven approach to technical skills

Today the housing sector faces many challenges, one of vital importance to the progression of the sector is that of skills.


Acronyms

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