Ryan Dempsey: Time to Make a Difference
Guest blog: Ryan Dempsey, Chair of the Electrical Safety Roundtable’s ‘Social Housing Sub-Group’ reflects on their impressive first year developing pioneering electrical safety guidance and outlines the next steps for the group. One of the hardest parts about working in Social Housing as a Compliance or Electrical Manager is the…
NAPIT Responds to the General Election Result
As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, a national organisation whose members are heavily affected by the future direction of the UK, the snap General Election result will have a major impact on the industries that we represent and there are still many questions that need to be answered. Once again, the…
A Step Towards Electrical Safety in the PRS
Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses NAPIT’s new Electrical Installation Safety Record Summary (EISRS) document and how it can help NAPIT inspectors and their customers. With the Government facing increasing pressure to improve electrical safety in the Private Rented Sector, there is an expectation that EICRs will…
NAPIT Responds to the White Paper on Housing
Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses the Government’s White Paper on Housing and how this could affect the industries that we represent. Last month the Government released its anticipated white paper on housing. The paper, entitled ‘Fixing our broken housing market’, discusses the current problems in UK…
Unravelling the Autumn Statement
As Chief Operating Officer of the NAPIT group, a national organisation whose members are heavily invested in the UK economy, the recent Autumn Statement unveiled by the chancellor is in no doubt an important issue for us to consider moving forward. With the Chancellor releasing his Autumn Statement on the…
Can the Government Meet its House Building Target?
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the Government’s target of building one million homes by 2020 and the progress that has been made so far. Following on from the general election last year, the Government set an ambitious pledge to build one million homes in England by 2020….
Its Party (Conference) time!
Some may wonder, why attend Party Conferences? Or, more to the point, why do so as an organisation that is not aligned with any political party, and following a general election which resulted in a clear majority Government whose focus is on putting the country back in the black? Well,…