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Events 2015

Housing & Regeneration Events Update

Forbes sponsors Women in Housing Conference

This week members of the Forbes' Housing & Regeneration Team will be at the annual Women in Housing Conference being held at the Hilton, Manchester on Thursday 22nd October. We are pleased to be conference sponsors, please visit the team in the foyer of the Deansgate Suite.

The full day conference includes presentations, debates and workshops by inspirational women from the sector and beyond, focusing on the key issues facing the industry.

Lucy Worrall, Head of Housing & Regeneration (Property) will be presenting the award to the winner of Communications Professional of the Year at the awards dinner in the evening.


Extra Care-ful: Planning & Delivering Extra Care Schemes

Thursday 5th November 2015, Centurion House, 129 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WR

This free seminar, hosted by Forbes' Housing and Regeneration Team, will identify and deal with the issues faced by RPs when planning and delivering extra care schemes. The Forbes' Team will be joined by guest speakers who can offer first hand advice on extra care schemes.

Starting with registration and breakfast at 9am and concluding at around 12noon, topics covered include -

  • Drawing from experience - An integrated approach to housing design for older people
    • Frances Chaplin, Partner, PRP Architects
  • Been care done that - how to run an extra care project and lessons learned
    • Paul Gerrard, Assistant Director of Business Development, ForViva
  • Top 3 Tips - looking at the top 3 FAQs
    • Lucy Worrall, Head of Housing & Regeneration (Property), Forbes Solicitors

  • Regulation, Regulation, Regulation
    • Daniel Milnes, Head of Contracts & Projects, Forbes Solicitors

Click here to book your place.

Moving on Up: How to achieve your next role in housing

Thursday 12th November, 10am - 3.30pm, Manchester

This is an event for women embarking on or in their early stages of their career in housing, typically a relatively junior or at entry level, across the many professional disciplines that work within the sector. We aim to attract women who are ambitious and interested in making new contacts, finding out more about opportunities in the housing sector, and learning how to advance their career. There will be case studies from individuals who have made successful career moves, with advice and help available from a range of perspectives.

Click here for further information or to book your place.


After The Fall: How To Deal With A Serious Health & Safety Incident

Wednesday 18 November 2015 | Forbes' Manchester Office - Church House, 90 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2GP.

Combining specialist Health and Safety and Legal advice from Vita Safety and Forbes Solicitors, this event, specifically for Registered Providers, is about what to do before, during and after a serious incident on a construction project.

This free seminar will use a case study to set a practical context and sessions will include:

  • Landlord's emergency responses
  • Dealing with the police and HSE
  • Internal investigations
  • Criminal and civil legal consequences
  • Contractor management from procurement to termination
  • Coping with the aftermath

Registration is from 9.30am and the seminar will conclude at 4pm, lunch is included.

Click here to book a place.


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