Webinars & Podcasts
Catch-up with our most recent Devonshires Webinars. Our page is regularly refreshed, providing you with the most relevant and up to date information.
Nick Billingham will steer you through the practical effects of the new Complaints Handling Code published by the Housing Ombudsman and what RPs should be doing to comply. Nick will also look at the new Memorandum of Understanding between the Ombudsman and the Regulator which is set to increase regulatory oversight of the performance of RPs in relation to complaints resolution.
Aimed at those starting out in their careers in tenancy management, Donna McCarthy and Hannah Keane will look at the legal tools and tactics available to address antisocial behaviour. Points of discussion include pre-litigation tools, ABCs, mediation, injunctions, exclusions orders and powers of arrest.
Paul Buckland, Devonshires, Manoj David, Moat Housing and Andy Merrin, Engie, focus on a recent Project involving the use of the Energiesprong retro-fit initiative and funding support, discussing why the Energiesprong initiative was chosen, how the Project was delivered and the significant benefits that have been passed on to both Moat Housing and to the tenants.
How to run a redundancy mini-series: Entitlements on termination, hosted by Katie Maguire and Francesca Grossman.
A look at the current legal considerations during the pandemic and lessons learned from across the housing sector. Jonathan Corris, Jonathan Jarvis, and Keith Jenkins will discuss the government’s announcement of the prospectus for the 2021-26 Affordable Homes Programme, considerations of changes to the Shared Ownership Model, and more.
How to run a redundancy mini-series: Redeployment, hosted by Kirsty Thompson and Melissa Chuttur.
How to run a redundancy mini-series: Selection, hosted by Katie Maguire and Emily Russell.
Focusing on landlord’s obligations and duties in respect of housing repair and maintenance, Anna Bennett and Katie Grohmann discuss the Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Conditions and what a landlord needs to do after receiving a Letter of Claim threatening proceedings.
How to run a redundancy mini-series: Consultation, hosted by Katie Maguire.
Donna McCarthy, Mark Foxcroft, and Anna Bennett will go over the changes to the notice requirements on many statutory grounds for possession. They will further consider what landlords need to do to get their outstanding and new possession cases back on track and how the Courts will be prioritising and processing those claims.
How to run a redundancy mini-series: Identifying a redundancy situation, hosted by Melissa Chuttur.
This first webinar within the "How to run a redundancy" mini-series. Kirsty Thompson and Emily Russell will break a redundancy programme down into its component parts and provide a high level overview of the different problems that can arise at each stage and how to prevent, manage, and mitigate them.