The cost of living crisis. Currently, a phrase which is difficult to escape from. Costs are rising across basic necessities, like food and fuel, and the knock-on effect that this is having on labour market issues is worsening. With winter fast approaching, concerns are heightening. We spoke to Lynn Gradwell, Director of Young People and Care Leaver Services at Look Ahead, about the cost of living crisis and how it is starting to affect them.
Vodafone has pledged to provide more than 50,000 free SIMs, worth a total of £4,500,000, to homelessness charities across the UK through its charities.connected initiative.
The Real Estate Industry has the power to make the 2022 StreetSmart campaign the most successful yet, through creating connections with occupiers, retail outlets and hotels.
LandAid’s Steptober challenge is returning for a fifth year, with registration opening today, Wednesday 3 August. The industry-wide challenge, powered by headline sponsor Logicor, will see teams of four property professionals from across the sector put their steps to good use to end youth homelessness for LandAid, the property industry charity, from 4-18 October 2022.
Back in July 2021, the LandAid Tech Network was launched, engaging the proptech community in LandAid’s mission to end youth homelessness in the UK.
To launch LandAid’s refreshed organisational values, our CEO, Paul Morrish, discusses the thought process and principles which have led to our new values, and how we will use these to help us achieve our mission to end youth homelessness.
Richardson is a leader in real estate and growth capital with a business portfolio that is embedded across the world. The trading and investment business began over 70 years ago in the West Midlands. Their real estate holdings are significant in scale and content, encompassing office, residential, distribution centres, leisure and infrastructure properties, nationally and internationally.
Last year, over 60 property industry organisations stepped forward to offer their time and skills to 92 different charities through LandAid’s Pro Bono programme, resulting in over £700,000 worth of professional support for disadvantaged young people and families throughout the UK.
Manchester based Ambassador; Gemma Copp from Buttress Architects has kindly provided us with a brilliant overview of her experience visiting Shelter from the Storm, a free emergency night shelter in London providing for people experiencing homelessness.