Nathan is Group Board Director of Urban Splash and a well renown and highly respected figure in the property industry.
When I started this short series of blogs around the natty theme of fore/four words for the New Year I was filled with good intentions – a new word a week, a new ‘thought’. Easy.
New research by Centrepoint states that 122,000 young people approached their local authority for help because they were at risk of losing their home and had nowhere else to turn.
Here at LandAid we regularly see the positive social change that can be created in communities through businesses offering free support to inspirational causes, and our pro bono programme exists to connect committed businesses with high impact projects.
In the Morrish household, we sit down on New Year’s Eve and write our resolutions on little bits of paper, popping them in an envelope to be opened the following year. It’s a serious business.
This year’s Christmas Card Alternative campaign has smashed all previous records and raised £64,000 to end youth homelessness - more than ever before.
Christmas is fast approaching, and the December celebratory drinks, meals and parties are beginning to fill up the calendar.
Technology is a vital communication lifeline. We have seen this become ever more evident over the last 18 months amid the pandemic.
Over a third of young homeless people accessing homelessness services have a diagnosed mental health problem. But, just like us, thousands more live day to day with anxiety and depression. And, also just like us, all of this has gotten so much worse over the last year and a half.