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Raising the roof

Raising the roof

By Yorkshire Housing
Join us as we tackle topical issues head on, in the housing world and beyond. Hosted by Nick Atkin, CEO at Yorkshire Housing, plus a series of special guests.
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Emerging from lockdown: The things to look out for

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Building homes fit for the future
In this episode of Raising the roof, we zoom in on modern methods of construction (MMC) and how they could help solve both the climate and housing crisis. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Rosie Toogood, CEO at Legal & General (L&G) Modular Homes, and our Executive Director Growth and Assets, Andy Gamble. Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
39:48
February 21, 2022
The power of brand
In this episode of Raising the roof we focus on the importance of branding and getting your messaging right. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Asif Choudry, Sales and Marketing Director at Resource, and Matt Button, Co-Founder of DS.Emotion. Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
38:30
January 10, 2022
Tackling climate change together: The importance of customer engagement
In this episode of Raising the roof, we look at how we get customers on board with retrofitting and take them with us on the journey to net-zero. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Tracy Harrison, Chief Executive of the Northern Housing Consortium (NHC), Andy Paice, Tenants' Climate Jury Lead at Shared Future CIC, and Terry Tasker, Yorkshire Housing customer and NHC Tenants' Climate Jury member. Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
38:05
November 29, 2021
The future of homes (part 2): The role of shared ownership
In this episode of Raising the roof we zoom in on shared ownership and look at how it's changing the housing market. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Amy Nettleton, Assistant director of development - sales and marketing at Aster Group and Sally Lynch, Head of sales at Space Homes. Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
38:31
November 15, 2021
The future of homes (part 1): Homes of the 1950s or 2020s?
In this episode of Raising the roof we chat about how we're currently using innovation in social housing and looking ahead, what the homes of the future could look like. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Paul Taylor, Innovator coach at Bromford, and Darren Williams, Lead innovator here at Yorkshire Housing. Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
40:20
October 04, 2021
Housing & me: A Mayor's view
In this special bonus episode of Raising the roof we take a close look at housing in West Yorkshire and how we can work together to better our homes and communities. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire, and Helen Lennon, Chief Executive at Connect Housing and Chair of the West Yorkshire Housing Partnership. Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
43:58
August 27, 2021
Disruption and digital
In this episode of Raising the roof we look at all things innovation, exploring the challenges the housing sector faces and how we can learn from other sectors. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Ian Wright, CEO at Disruptive Innovators Network, and Steve Thorlby-Coy, Head of ICT here at Yorkshire Housing. Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
40:00
July 20, 2021
The Martini Principle
In this episode of Raising the roof we take on the future of the work debate. Our chat is centered around the 'Martini Principle' and the idea of working any time, any place, anywhere post-pandemic. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Yvonne Castle, CEO at Johnnie Johnson Housing, Jenny Hill, Director & Head of Commercial Interior Designer at Ingo Interiors, and Nina Evison, Head of People at Yorkshire Housing. Links to useful resources linked to this episode: Forget the office: social landlords should adopt the 'Martini principle' and work anytime, anyplace, anywhere - article by Nick Atkin Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
40:27
June 15, 2021
Emerging from lockdown: The things to look out for
In this episode of Raising the roof we reflect on the impact Covid-19 has had on our personal and work lives. We also look to the future and at what we can expect in the months ahead as we emerge from lockdown. Our CEO and host Nick Atkin is joined by Andy Davies, Clinical Chief Officer at NHS Warrington and Halton CCGs, and Charlie Norman, Group Chief Executive at Mosscare St Vincent's Housing Group. Links to resources mentioned in this episode: The Good Ancestor: How to Think Long-Term in a Short-Term World by Roman Krznaric. Find us: Website: www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk Twitter: @yhousing LinkedIn: Yorkshire Housing
40:56
May 17, 2021