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The human resources test Video

27/04/2017

How do providers ensure they have the workforce to cope with rent cuts, welfare reform and Brexit? We spoke to human resources professionals and carried out our first HR survey to find out. Simon Brandon reports

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Three-quarters of social landlords implementing major change

27/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

Three-quarters of social landlords will be implementing a “major change programme” such as a merger, restructure or overhaul of IT systems over the next year, an exclusive Inside Housing survey shows.

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Time to make housing a career of choice

12/04/2017

The Chartered Institute of Housing has set up an advisory group of young professionals in a bid to make the sector a more attractive place to work. Steve Hayes explains more

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For single use only on 28 April 2017

The human resources test Video

27/04/2017

How do providers ensure they have the workforce to cope with rent cuts, welfare reform and Brexit? We spoke to human resources professionals and carried out our first HR survey to find out. Simon Brandon reports

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Time to make housing a career of choice

12/04/2017

The Chartered Institute of Housing has set up an advisory group of young professionals in a bid to make the sector a more attractive place to work. Steve Hayes explains more

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Salary survey: pay on display Video

05/04/2017 | By Gavriel Hollander

Inside Housing and recruitment consultancy Hays’ annual salary survey found high levels of dissatisfaction among housing sector employees. Gavriel Hollander finds out why

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New T-levels offer opportunities for housing associations

31/03/2017 | By Karyn Kay

Don’t underestimate the opportunities T-levels can offer for forward-looking housing providers, says New Charter Group’s Karyn Kay

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New apprenticeship standards represent signficant change

22/03/2017 | By Vanessa Howell

Policies such as T-levels and new apprenticeship standards are a great opportunity for the sector, says Vanessa Howell of the Chartered Institute of Housing

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Get apprenticeships right and the rewards are incredible

22/03/2017 | By Chris Irons

Hyde Group’s Chris Irons explains why he is looking to recruit apprentices to his team

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More needs to be done to attract women to the construction industry

03/03/2017 | By Dave Sheridan

Dated perceptions of construction need to be changed to enable more women to work in the industry, says Dave Sheridan of Keepmoat

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Dealing with unreasonable tenants

28/04/2017 | By Kirsty Varley

It is important to take the correct approach with unreasonable tenants, says Kirsty Varley, of law firm Croftons

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Corbyn adds housing associations to 500,000 homes pledge

27/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

Jeremy Corbyn has added housing association homes to his pledge to deliver 500,000 affordable rented properties in the life of a parliament.

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Court finds housing association not liable in water bill claim

25/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

The High Court has ruled that a housing association is not liable to compensate tenants for water bills, in the latest case in a saga over alleged overpayments.

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Local Plans should be overhauled if they fail on accessible housing, MPs say

25/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Local Plans should be changed as a “matter of urgency” if there are gaps in providing accessible housing, a cross-party committee of MPs has recommended.

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Half of voters think welfare changes have gone too far

19/04/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Half of voters think the government’s benefit cuts have gone too far, an Ipsos Mori poll published today has revealed.

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NHF: housing crisis should be a 'top priority' in election

18/04/2017 | By Pete Apps

The National Housing Federation (NHF) has called for the housing crisis to be a “top priority” in the forthcoming general election.

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Increase in compensation claims for disrepair

11/04/2017

The claims management industry is increasingly encouraging tenants to seek compensation from social landlords, warns Sian Evans of law firm Weightmans

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Staff dissatisfaction grows despite pay increases

05/04/2017 | By Luke Barratt

Dissatisfaction is growing among workers in the social housing sector despite pay increases, according to an exclusive Inside Housing survey.

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Associations seek new pension deficit methodology

01/03/2017 | By Nick Johnstone

Housing associations are working on a new methodology for calculating individual pension deficits, which could prevent them having to stump up millions in actuary fees.

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Clarion to deny full sick pay for first three days of illness

16/02/2017 | By Pete Apps

Staff at Clarion Housing Group will be denied full sick pay for the first three days of any illness under new contracts at the giant housing group.

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