CIH Rising Star – Vicki Maguire

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What the HDN Mentoring programme means to me

As I look forward to competing as one of the three finalists of this year’s Inside Housing/CIH Rising Stars competition, I wanted to shout about how HDN’s mentoring programme and my mentor, John Ghader (Chief Executive of Prima Group, formerly Pierhead Housing) have helped me to achieve my goals.

I set out on the programme in 2016 with ...

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Supporting Communities to Thrive and Prosper in 2017

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Whether we’re facing 2017 with a sense of possibility or trepidation – the tumultuous events of 2016 are challenging us all to see our world with different eyes – from the hellish outlook of people escaping their homelands and fleeing for their lives, to people whose image of themselves is disenfranchised or not cared about. We are also challenged to look unflinchingly at the prospect of a world shaped by people who exploit instability ...

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Housing Diversity Network win at CIPD Awards 2016

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Housing Diversity Network are proud Winners of 2016 CIPD Award for Best Coaching & Mentoring Initiative.

 

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At its annual Awards ceremony, showcasing excellence in all aspects of people and organisation management, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has honoured Housing Diversity Network’s national Staff Mentoring Programme.
 
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What can housing providers do after the ‘Leave’ vote

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Much has already been written on the potential implications of the vote to Leave the EU. The result from the referendum was surprising for many, what has been possibly more surprising, and certainly very concerning, has been the apparent rise in racist and xenophobic abuse that has followed it. This short term impact can potentially have long lasting implications for the communities we work with. In a time of great uncertainty for many, the ...

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HDN New Chief Executives

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Housing Diversity Network is delighted to announce that Alison Burns and Sallie Bridgen will be joining us as Joint Chief Executives from May 2016.

Housing Diversity Network was established in 2002 and since then has gone from strength to strength – in that time we have supported hundreds of organisations and thousands of people, through our hugely successful mentoring programme and other services, to promote equality and celebrate ...

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October eBriefing – Blog by HDN Chair, Jon Prashar

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“It’s Been a Blast.”

I have had some great fun chairing the HDN Board.  I have worked with some incredible people & I am looking forward to continuing to help in the future.  I would never have succeeded without the help of other Board Members & Staff, thanks to you all.

HDN is in a good position & I am encouraged by the support & commitment of our staff, ...

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July eBriefing – Blog by HDN Chair, Jon Prashar

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There are certainly some challenging times ahead around Welfare Reform and you will hear more from Housing Diversity Network around this issue.

I am excited about the work that Places for People amongst others are sponsoring around the Business Case for Diversity and this should allow us all to look to maximise benefits of best practice.  I am looking at the EHRC report ‘Is Britain Fairer 2015’?  This is certainly an interesting read but I believe this will continue to change.

Our ...

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June eBriefing – Blog by HDN Chair, Jon Prashar

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I was interested to see that Clifton had made a reference to a new beginning for equality let’s wait and see.  We’ve certainly been looking at welfare reform and there are some interesting challenges ahead.

I am really looking forward to the future HDN briefings particularly the one on governance and diversity.

Hope you all enjoy the CIH conference.

Clifton’s made reference to the CIH Presidential Commission on Leadership and Diversity, I ...

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Wake Up To Values Housing Sector Pilot Project

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Housing Diversity Network has supported the UK Values Alliance recently on a project to explore the role of values in housing organisations.

The pilot considered the challenges and aims within the Housing Sector and how to address these from a values perspective. Cestria, Curo Group, Gentoo Group, SHAL Housing and Welwyn Hatfield Community ...

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