We are united by the huge disruption to normal life that the current pandemic has caused. Frontline staff are working flat out in high risk situations to protect the nations vulnerable, whilst many of us are working or furloughed at home. The construction industry and many of its supply chains’ have halted production – except … Continue reading “CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 LOCKDOWN – WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR CHIC’S MEMBERS AND SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNERS?”
Central Housing Investment Consortium Ltd, or CHIC for short, is a consortium of housing associations and local authorities.
We exist to secure efficiencies and savings for our members’ asset management programmes, including all repairs, maintenance and new build activities. CHIC has a comprehensive suite of EU-compliant Materials Supply, Legal, New Build, Merchants, Works & Services Contracts and Frameworks.
Smart saving with CHIC
CHIC membership continues to grow. We now have over 70 members managing over 700,000 homes.
To date we have saved over £50m for members.
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The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting everyday operations in more and more industries, with construction and maintenance works in the social sector starting to feel the effects of the pandemic. CHIC as a responsible framework provider has engaged all of our supply chain to understand the level of preparedness in dealing with the challenges caused by … Continue reading “Coronavirus Summary Statement of Supply Chain Pandemic Preparedness”
The PPN sets out information and guidance for public bodies (i.e. those required to comply with public procurement regulations) on the payment of contractors and suppliers. The principle purpose is for contracting authorities to ensure that suppliers continue to be paid during the period of disruption caused by COVID-19, so that they are in … Continue reading “Procurement Policy Note 02/20 – CHIC’s Advice Note”
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