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When is transformation truly transformational – and when’s it not?

When is transformation truly transformational – and when’s it not?

9 January 2020

Peter Lunio is Managing Partner, Insights with Purpose and Board Member, EPIC Housing
I’ve been doing some research for a social housing client which has meant reading a lot of corporate strategies and Value for Money statements from housing associations. The word that crops up time and time again is ‘transformation’ – and in many cases, it’s preceded by the word ‘digital’. It made me think about whether these transformations were reality or fantasy – and how you tell whether an initiative is truly transformational?

Tagged with: Governance, Member blog

Housing can be at the heart of Boris Johnson’s vision for Britain

Housing can be at the heart of Boris Johnson’s vision for Britain

17 December 2019

Rhys Moore is Executive Director of Public Impact at the National Housing Federation
The Conservatives have secured a landslide victory in the 2019 General Election, winning an 80-seat majority – the party’s best result since the 1980s. Labour lost seats in its traditional heartlands in the midlands and the north, and seats which have never voted Conservative turned blue.

Tagged with: General Election, Governance, Federation blog

Board member in the spotlight: Jack Gould

Board member in the spotlight: Jack Gould

24 June 2019

Jack Gould is a board member of Ashton Pioneer Homes
As part of our new feature launching in the summer Board Bulletin, Jack Gould, Board Member at Ashton Pioneer Homes, answers a few questions about being a younger tenant board member and promoting diversity on boards.

Tagged with: Governance, Member blog

High quality governance is now business critical for housing associations

High quality governance is now business critical for housing associations

25 January 2016

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Boards need to be confident their organisation has the skills needed for the projects they undertake. They need to be able to interrogate the proposals brought to them to ensure they meet overall objectives while protecting long term financial stability. In short, they need to be expert at the job of governance.

Tagged with: Governance, David Orr's blog

Boards rising to the challenge

Boards rising to the challenge

7 August 2013

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Our boards are stepping up skilfully to provide excellent governance in business-critical times. In this changing environment what is it that they are uniquely able to deliver?

Tagged with: Governance, David Orr's blog

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