Coronavirus Summary Statement of Supply Chain Pandemic Preparedness

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 the pandemic. Taking into account the requirements of the sector…

Procurement Policy Note 02/20 – CHIC’s Advice Note

  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 a position to resume normal contract delivery once the coronavirus…

CHIC RESPONSE TO COVID-19

As the government recommends stricter measures in delaying the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we wanted to reassure you that the wellbeing of our members and employees is of upmost importance. We are closely monitoring and adhering to Government advice and doing everything we can to help, whilst still being fully committed to delivering a great service to our members. We remain fully operational and…

CHIC Seminar – Fire Safety & Precautions

Do you want to find out more on the best compliant solutions when protecting your residents and assets against fire risk? CHIC has partnered with supply chain partners Gerda Security and Novus Property Solutions to provide advice on compliant solutions to fire precaution, helping your organisation make effective decisions and promote smart asset management. Taking place on Tuesday 31st March, this half day event will advise…

CHIC Seminar – Are your Kitchens & Bathrooms Still Decent?

*POSTPONED* The decent homes standard set out that 95% of social housing should be decent by 2010. Over the last decade, the entire sector has been scrambling to replace kitchens and bathrooms to reflect this requirement and have done a fantastic job during this period. The products and sanitary ware that have been replaced as part of the programme, have come to the end or…

The Future of Heating – The Latest CHIC Seminar Summary

Regardless of where you sit on climate change or ‘environmental issues’, as described by some of the unconverted, change is coming in one form or the other as the planet gears up to de-carbonise. On a national level, from our interaction with registered providers & local government, their view is that one way to tackle it will be changing the way people heat their homes.…