Examining the human impact of Supporting People cuts, how landlords can protect themselves from problems in their supply chains, and how Orbit’s in-house procurement team has found itself in demand.
As Gingerbread Housing Project closes for good, Rhiannon Bury kicks off our procurement special by examining the devastating human impact of cuts to Supporting People budgets
Social housing providers spend billions of pounds outsourcing services, so how can they be sure their chosen sub-contractors won’t run into trouble? Simon Brandon takes a crash course in supply chain risk management to find out
Councils are expected to allow development wherever possible
Housing association Orbit’s in-house procurement team has found itself in demand as other social landlords seek its expertise. Jess McCabe finds out the secrets to its success