Awards and accreditations

We’re proud to be an award-winning, accredited organisation. Here you can read about some of our recent accolades.

Awards

Housing heroes finalist 2021 logoWe were shortlisted for ‘Employer of the year’ at the Housing Heroes Awards 2021. We were finalists in the 'Development or Maintenance Team of the year' at the Housing Heroes Awards 2018.

Sunday Times best companies logoWe ranked 75th in The Sunday Times top 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work for 2020.

 

Women in housing finalist 2018 logo We were finalists in the 'Woman of the year', 'Employer of the year' and 'Marketing, communications and social media' categories at the Women in Housing awards 2018.

24housing awards 2018 logo We were finalists in three categories at the 2018 24housing Awards. This included being highly commended in the ‘Customer services provider of the year’ and ‘Repairs and maintenance provider of the year’ categories.

UK Housing award 2018 logo We were finalists for 'Development programme of the year (under 12,000 homes)' in the UK Housing Awards 2018.

LRCTG awards 2018 logo Our apprentice plumber, Sophie Duggan, was awarded 'Best apprentice' at the LRCTG Awards 2018. 

CIPP awards 2018 logo We were finalists in the 'My biggest influencer' category at the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) Excellence Awards in 2018.

Accreditations

Alcumus SafeContractor logo We've been awarded accredication from Alcumus SafeContractor for four years in a row, for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. This is a leading accreditation scheme which recognises extremely high standards in health and safety management amongst contractors.

CCA 2018 logo We've been accredited by the CCA Global Standard which sets out key principles designed to increase the reliability and effectiveness of the customer contact operation. It's created by combining the experience of interested parties, such as customer service directors, regulatory bodies and other appropriate partners.

Disability Confident employer logo We’ve been certified as a Disability Confident Employer, demonstrating our commitment to providing equal opportunities for people with disabilities. Disability Confident Employers are recognised as going the extra mile to make sure disabled people get a fair chance.

Gas Safe register logo We're a Gas Safe registered organisation. We're committed to providing the highest possible standard of safe working practices in everything we do.

HACT logo We support the development of data standards to improve efficiencies within UK housing by HACT. HACT partners with organisations across the social housing sector to drive value for residents and communities.

HQN logo We've received accreditation from the Housing Quality Network (HQN) for our repairs and maintenance service for a fourth time. The HQN scheme recognises housing providers that exceed good practice standards and offer a best-in-class service to customers.

tpas logo We’re members of Tpas, which is England’s leading tenant engagement organisation. It supports and champions tenant involvement and empowerment in social housing. Membership is made up of local tenants and landlord organisations, covering 2.5 million homes. Our customers can register for a free online account with Tpas, which gives them access to a range or reports, policy briefings, best practice publications and online forums. For more information visit tpas.org.uk.