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Time for new talent

24/03/2017 | By Alice Smith, guest editor

Apprenticeships can help housing organisations meet the crucial challenge of bringing new talent into the sector, argues Alice Smith

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The age of the apprentice Video

23/03/2017

Housing associations and other house builders will soon start paying a new national apprenticeship levy. Tim Clark finds out whether they’re ready for the change

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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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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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My first year with Crisis at Christmas

05/01/2017 | By Lucy Brown

Inside Housing sub-editor Lucy Brown shares her thoughts on her first year as a volunteer with Crisis at Christmas

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The insolvency game

18/10/2016

The Housing and Planning Act changes what happens to insolvent housing associations, says Séamas Gray

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Non-starter

20/09/2016 | By Derek Long

Buyers are sceptical about Starter Homes and shared ownership, says Derek Long

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Value for money

09/09/2016 | By Aubrey Adams

Executive pay is based on achievements and talent retention, says Aubrey Adams

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Ex-finance director pleads guilty to voyeurism and sexual assault

17/03/2017

The ex-finance director of the largest housing association in Scotland has pleaded guilty to voyeurism and sexual assault.

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New ASB guidance - but will there be new eviction powers?

14/03/2017

As the government prepares to review anti-social behaviour (ASB) guidance for social landlords, Jason Hobday of Trowers & Hamlins wonders what precisely ministers are planning

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Javid will consider Housing First scheme

13/03/2017 | By Tom Wall

The government will consider a radical scheme to place rough sleepers with mental health and substance abuse problems in permanent housing before they begin receiving treatment.

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Second Scottish independence referendum risks 'uncertainty' in markets

13/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

A second independence referendum in Scotland risks “uncertainty” in the land and property markets, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Scotland has warned.

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Associations will not build supported housing without LHA cap certainty

10/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Housing associations will not spend government funding earmarked for supported housing schemes unless more certainty is given over the Local Housing Allowance cap.

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Lower benefit cap pushing people out of private rented sector

09/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

Housing benefit recipients are being pushed out of the UK private rental market, a survey of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors members has revealed.

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Government refuses to publish housing benefit cut assessment

07/03/2017 | By Sophie Barnes

The government has refused to publish its equalities assessment into the removal of housing benefit for 18 to 21-year-olds.

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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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09/09/2016 | By Aubrey Adams

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