Saturday, 25 February 2017

Supporters

Social Housing’s conferences are supported by some of the leading organisations working within the housing sector.

If you would like to become involved as a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact us

Sponsors

Lead sponsor

JCRA Group

JCRA are independent financial risk advisors and specialise in debt and hedging advice that is strategically aligned to what you and your organisation want to achieve. We have over 15 years’ experience in the Registered Provider sector and partner with you to deliver debt advisory, fundraising and the renegotiation and restructuring of loan facilities. Our UK-based team have in-depth knowledge of local market conditions as well as of the continually changing funding and treasury arena. Find out more at jcragroup.com

Visit www.jcragroup.com

Breakfast Briefing sponsor

Winckworth Sherwood is a leading adviser in the residential property market. Our expertise covers the full range of legal issues which affect our clients’ businesses. Our Social Housing Finance team advises funders, borrowers and investors on all aspects of funding, joint ventures, diversification, structuring, regulation and asset management of property portfolios and mixed use development finance. We advise on all aspects of finance including traditional bank debt, listed bonds, private placements, equity investment and hybrid arrangements. We have a passionate commitment to our clients who include registered providers of all sizes, from all members of the G15 to much smaller organisations, developers, national house building companies, local authorities and ALMOs.

Visit www.wslaw.co.uk

Registration sponsor

Leadership, Quality, Insight
We are specialist housing consultants working across the UK and Ireland with a focus on adding value for our clients - whether they are a local authority, housing association, ALMO or private sector developer. Our team is second to none, offering real world expertise, thought leadership and insight. That’s why working with Altair helps organisations achieve their objectives, driven by our unique perspective into the rapidly changing market and political landscape.

Visit www.altairltd.co.uk

Research Partner

Visit www.savills.co.uk/

 

Exhibitors

Allia is a pioneer in creating social finance funding mechanisms to help finance the growth of impact ventures that aim to make a positive social or environmental impact.

Visit impactfinance.allia.org.uk

Leadership, Quality, Insight
We are specialist housing consultants working across the UK and Ireland with a focus on adding value for our clients - whether they are a local authority, housing association, ALMO or private sector developer. Our team is second to none, offering real world expertise, thought leadership and insight. That’s why working with Altair helps organisations achieve their objectives, driven by our unique perspective into the rapidly changing market and political landscape.

Visit www.altairltd.co.uk

boardpad

BoardPad is the industry leading meeting and document collaboration solution that transforms directors’ iPads and Windows 8 devices into highly secure electronic board and meeting packs, accessible online or offline, from any location.

BoardPad has been developed by ICSA Boardroom Apps Limited, a software company of ICSA (the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators).

Our commitment to providing a suite of highly secure and integrated solutions is the reason why many FTSE100, FORTUNE 500, EURONEXT 100 and ASX 200 companies trust us to manage their corporate information to deliver good governance across the board. Working with over 30 housing associations, we speak your boardroom language.

Visit www.boardpad.com

Campbell Tickell is a multi-disciplinary management consultancy focusing on housing, regeneration, social care, sports and leisure. We operate throughout the British Isles.

Visit www.campbelltickell.com and follow on Twitter @CampbellTickel1

Like all teams at Capsticks, our social housing division is made up of teams of experts who really know your business inside out. We are totally dedicated to providing specialist legal services to our social housing clients. Every member of our team is a housing expert - that way, we guarantee unrivalled expertise and a highly efficient and cost effective service to meet all your needs. We have worked within the social housing sector for over 30 years and are familiar with your ethos and values and the need to be responsive, innovative and proactive to change.

Visit www.capsticks.com

Develin is a leading Management Consultancy in the use of analytics to strengthen commercial practice and to help deliver ways of working that release resource and reduce costs.

Working with members of the G15 this has included:

Pre-empting potential cases of arrears, eviction and abandonment
Minimising Asset Lifecycle costs
Improving Field Officer capacity and productivity
Reducing Governance and Back Office service costs
Strengthening Forecasting and Budgeting practice

As data quantities grow, and the Internet of Things approaches, robust analytics need to be part of everyday life. We therefore offer training for Business Managers and Finance Professionals in predictive and big data analytics.

Visit www.develin.co.uk

EMA Business & Management Consultancy Ltd is a national consultancy providing a full spectrum of HR and Governance services, ranging from executive search and selection, reward & remuneration, employee relations support, organisational design and restructuring, change management, succession planning, merger advice and longer term HR partnering.

EMA, which this year celebrates its 10th anniversary, has a team of specialists who work with over 300 social housing and other not-for-profit organisations, local authorities, charities and private sector organisations.

For further details on the services provided by EMA or to discuss how they can help support your organisation visit www.emaconsult.co.uk or call 01926887272.

visit http://www.firstactuarial.co.uk

Hometrack’s housing market intelligence helps businesses in the property sector to make more informed decisions, set strategies and manage residential risk and opportunity. Our innovative products are used by 18 out of the top 20 Housing Associations and over 100 UK Local Authorities, who value our independence and accuracy.

Visit www.hometrack.com/uk

Lloyds Bank are the best at understanding your business and delivering the whole bank to support your goals. We advise housing associations of all sizes on debt funding, accessing capital markets and other financing options available to them. Our dedicated team provides clients with unique insight into the opportunities and challenges facing the sector.

Visit http://commercialbanking.lloydsbank.com/specialist-teams/building-construction-and-real-estate/

Visit www.mearsgroup.co.uk

M&G Investments has been investing in social housing debt for over 20 years. We are one of the largest non-bank lenders to the sector in the UK, lending over £5.2bn (as at 30 September 2014) to housing associations through a mixture of public bonds, private placements, bi-lateral loans and club deals and sale and leaseback transactions.

Visit www.mandg.co.uk

Over 350 years MUFG has become one of the world’s largest and strongest financial groups ($2.8 trillion in assets). We are a trusted, long-term partner of choice for clients across commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.

Our global network brings together 140,000 people in 50 countries. This long-term commitment to a scale and breadth of services takes us closer to our ultimate aim: to be the world’s most trusted financial group.

We are investing and growing, continuing to build strong client relationships around the world.

We are your partner.

We are MUFG.

Overark is a specialist risk advisory organisation, focused exclusively on supporting the UK social housing sector. Combining risk, insurance and loss management capabilities to access the multiple financial and non-financial benefits of a self-insurance programme, our risk-led approach helps Housing Associations achieve greater risk control and prevention, enhanced governance, greater flexibility, guaranteed costs ultimately delivering greater overall Value for Money.

Our expertise covers the full insurance and risk spectrum, including underwriting, claims, risk assessment, incident management and data provision. Overark works with Guernsey-based Caucus Intelligent Risk PCC, a protected cell company purpose-built for Housing Associations, regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

Overark is an FCA-approved Appointed Representative of Asta Underwriting Management Limited and an approved Lloyd’s Coverholder.

Visit www.overark.com/

SAMS is an affordable online mapping system that delivers the power of ‘location analysis’ to the social housing sector.

Our Housing Association customers use SAMS as an Asset & Liability Register; to manage their property assets; to assist with mergers through mapping their property locations and management information; to control grounds maintenance costs, identify development sites, inform neighbourhood development decisions and much more.

Find how SAMS can benefit your organisation, with unlimited user access for one low cost annual fee -

T: 0161 233 7003
E: sams@stanfords.co.uk
W: www.stanfords.co.uk/asset-management-system
Visit stand 11 at SHAC 2016 for a demonstration

ONI

 

Visit www.savills.co.uk/

ONI

Secure have been serving customers with heating controls and meters for decades. Using our experience and focus on technology, we have developed a smart electricity and gas meter for utilities in the UK.
This robust and reliable smart metering system, with pre-payment functionality doesn’t penalise users with higher costs and coupled with subsidiary company, Horstmann Controls, makes the perfect smart metering solution.

View www.securetogether.com

S and P

 

S&P Global Ratings, a division of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI), is the world’s leading provider of independent credit ratings. With more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding and approximately 1,400 credit analysts in 26 countries, we offer a unique combination of global coverage and local insight.

Learn more spglobal.com/ratings.

TradeRisks Limited is a corporate finance firm providing independent advice, financing, investment and risk management solutions to UK, international corporates and sovereign entities.

We provide treasury, corporate finance and business planning services to 35 of the UK’s leading housing associations. We provide our clients with transparent and competitive channels to minimise their funding and hedging execution costs. The 62 own-name secured and unsecured public bonds issued in the social housing sector since 2010, raised £10bn. TradeRisks has been involved in thirty of these issues; more than any other adviser or bank.

In the last year we have supported client associations with business plan revisions following changes in the financial and policy environment, including modelling the impact of Brexit.

Visit www.traderisks.com

ONI

Managed Services, part of the Travis Perkins Group, was established in 2004 to meet the needs of the social housing sector in achieving the Decent Homes Standard.

Since then we have grown to provide bespoke solutions to our clients, and have delivered strong partnerships across social housing, NHS, facilities management and private sectors. 

We work in partnership with over 150 local authorities and housing associations, supplying them with all the material needed to build, repair and maintain their housing stock, while helping them to save costs and improve the efficiency of their repairs and maintenance operations.

Visit www.tpmanagedservices.co.uk

Trowers & Hamlins is an international law firm committed to helping businesses and governments build stronger, more integrated and ultimately more sustainable and economically successful communities. We advise developers, property companies, contractors, registered providers, investors and the public sector engaged in the delivery, funding and policy of homes both nationally and internationally. From student accommodation and build-to-rent, to landmark regeneration projects we advise across investment, development, construction, planning, environment, corporate, tax and dispute resolution. With over 800 staff we operate from offices in London, Birmingham, Exeter, Manchester, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman and Malaysia and provide a full-service integrated legal offering.

Visit www.trowers.com

Winckworth Sherwood is a leading adviser in the residential property market. Our expertise covers the full range of legal issues which affect our clients’ businesses. Our Social Housing Finance team advises funders, borrowers and investors on all aspects of funding, joint ventures, diversification, structuring, regulation and asset management of property portfolios and mixed use development finance. We advise on all aspects of finance including traditional bank debt, listed bonds, private placements, equity investment and hybrid arrangements. We have a passionate commitment to our clients who include registered providers of all sizes, from all members of the G15 to much smaller organisations, developers, national house building companies, local authorities and ALMOs.

Visit www.wslaw.co.uk