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Involvement for success

Wednesday 20th of July 2016

Last week our consultancy Manager, Gill Mclaren delivered this workshop to over 60 delegates at the Tpas Annual Conference.

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Reaction to the Tpas National Standards

Wednesday 20th of July 2016

Watch our short video of landlords, tenants and contractors commenting on the new Tpas Tenant Engagement Standards.

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Topics: Strategies, Plans & Reports, Tenant Engagement , Customer Insight, Scrutiny & Co-regulation, Community Engagement, Measuring Value

Gentoo secure over £470,000 grant from the Big Lottery

Tuesday 19th of July 2016

Following a rigorous application process Gentoo has successfully secured over £470,000 from the Big Lottery Fund for its Safety, Support and Crisis Team.

This successful grant marks a major achievement for the Group and will benefit some of the most vulnerable people in our city.

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Topics: Customer Insight

Colne housing CEO Sara Thakker on taking up challenges to provide housing

Tuesday 19th of July 2016

ASK Colcestrians what is the worst thing about their town and most will say it is the amount of new housing.

Colchester earned the dubious title of the second fastest growing borough in the country with an average of 850 homes being built every year.

But the town's infrastructure - its roads, schools and hospitals - are buckling under the strain of the demands of the booming population.

Ask Sarah Thakkar, the chief executive of the north Essex housing association Colne, the worst thing about Colchester, however, and she will answer differently.

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Topics: Customer Insight


Tpas Awards National Finalists & Winners 2016

Monday 18th of July 2016

The full list of winners and finalists from the Tpas Awards, announced on the 14th July at the Chesford Grange Hotel, Warwickshire.

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