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‘Housing’ Category

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST: HOW ESTATE REGENERATION CAN WORK FOR OUR COMMUNITIES Wednesday, 2 August By Colin Boxall, Managing Consultant at Inner Circle Consulting   Delivering new housing at pace is a major focus for local authorities across the UK. Making sure you get the practical steps right is key, but so is making sure that [...]
DELIVERING SOCIAL VALUE: HOW INNER CIRCLE HELPS ORGANISATIONS MAKE LASTING POSITIVE IMPACT Friday, 21 July By Subiya Pryce-Kennedy, Managing Consultant at Inner Circle Consulting   At Inner Circle we are committed to making a positive impact on society. We know that our success lies in the success of future public sector leaders to maintain their [...]
INFRASTRUCTURE DELIVERY STRATEGY: A WELCOME REQUIREMENT, AND INNER CIRCLE CONSULTING CAN HELP The new Queensferry Crossing Bridge, viewed from the west footpatch of the old Forth Road Bridge, showing the cable-stayed construction. Thursday, 20 July By Jonny Moore, Managing Consultant at Inner Circle Consulting   Whilst recent announcements suggest councils may be able to opt [...]
A BETTER FUTURE STARTS AT HOME - HOW OUR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH SURREY IS TACKLING THE HOUSING CRISIS Wednesday, 12 July By Matthew Bennet, Managing Consultant at Inner Circle Consulting   Surrey is a prosperous and wealthy part of England. It’s known, with good reason, for its high quality of life.  Surrey County Council’s local [...]
BEYOND DEMOLITION - WHAT'S THE FUTURE OF ESTATE REGENERATION? A report on Inner Circle’s panel event as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2022.  By  Lucy Webb, Managing Consultant at Inner Circle Consulting. 14 June 2022 The redevelopment of post-war estates is an important source of sorely-needed new homes but the traditional approach of [...]
10 KEY INGREDIENTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL REGENERATION PROJECT By  Lucy Webb, Managing Consultant at Inner Circle Consulting. 25 March 2022   On the back of a tweet last month, someone asked me the question ‘What is Good Regeneration?!’  It was a good challenge. We throw the term ‘regeneration’ around without defining it much and 20 years into [...]
HOW TO FIX THE HOUSING CRISIS? AN EIGHT-POINT PLAN TO PERFECT THE ART OF THE POSSIBLE By Matthew Nimmo - Director and Housing Leader at Inner Cirle Consulting and Emma Peters - Director at Inner Circle Consulting. How to fix the housing crisis? We need significant structural changes to the way the UK plans and delivers [...]
THE CASE FOR PUBLIC SERVICE REFORM Our public services are not working in the way their creators intended – overwhelmed by demand, letting too many people down, often fuelling mistrust and disconnection and increasing the burden on the state yet further.   ICC Director Chris Naylor, former chief executive of Barking and Dagenham Council in [...]
MAKING IT HAPPEN: THE BUSINESS CASE FOR A BUSINESS CASE By Chris Twigg   Councils across the country have spent recent weeks going through the formal process of signing off their budgets. In an environment of ever-tighter spending and rising need, their next job is to launch projects and initiatives that prioritise where to spend [...]
WE NEED A HOUSING MINISTER WHO CAN SEE THE PEOPLE AT THE HEART OF THIS CRISIS By Lucy Webb PSHE at my secondary school was always taught by a random assortment of teachers, generally passing through. The message to us teenagers was that personal, social and health education was an unimportant subject we didn’t have [...]