Repairs staff complete our City & Guilds training

A London housing association has celebrated the achievements of staff who completed a nationally-recognised vocational training scheme. The repairs team at One Housing received certificates for the Understanding Buildings and Managing Repairs programme which was held over a three-month period, followed by successful completion of an exam. The City & Guilds training was delivered by […]

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Housing Week brings together housing associations to show how they are leading through change.The world has changed and we need to show that we are ready to meet the new challenges with innovative ideas.Housing Week is your opportunity to do that.Each day of the week will focus on a different topic, allowing housing associations of […]

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City&Guilds Training programme - Nuts and Bolts Trainiing

New City & Guilds accredited training programme now available for the housing workforce

New City & Guilds accredited training programme now available for the housing workforceNuts and Bolts Training is delighted to offer the training programme ‘Understanding Buildings and Managing Repairs’ which has been awarded programme accreditation status from City and Guilds.  The accreditation was granted to our collaborating partner SHARE, a long established training provider to the […]

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Brexit and housing: Radical ideas wanted

A million homes by 2020 to deal with Britain’s housing crisis – that was the government commitment made just last month in the Queen’s Speech. But what chance now? Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) ministers say it is business as usual – but it plainly isn’t. The controversial Housing and Planning Act, which […]

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Government to review future of the HCA

The government is to consider scrapping the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). In a written statement published today, housing minister Brandon Lewis said the government will launch a review which would “examine the continuing need for a non-departmental public body”. It follows a tranche of government measures that will significantly water down the regulatory power […]

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