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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


Our annual conference brings together experts from the social housing community to share knowledge on how we can drive the sector in the right direction. CHIC now has a 10-year […]

Free BS 5839 Part 6 Update Workshop – do you know the changes?

The British Standards Institution’s recent update of the domestic fire detection and alarm system standard, specifically Part 6 of BS 5839, outlines the code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning […]

Tender opportunity is now live!

CHIC, acting on behalf of its members is procuring Phase 2 of our new Building Works Framework, covering the supply of a broad range of internal and external building works […]


Are you a member or supply chain partner of CHIC and want to keep up to date with the latest news in social housing? We are excited to announce our […]

Another Successful CHIC Conference

Our 9th annual CHIC Conference was a great success this year. We received a fantastic turn out of over 300 delegates and 38 exhibitors. CHIC showcased a range of interactive […]