ESG: SAY’s Strategy Update

What is ESG?

‘Environmental, Social and Governance’ (ESG) is a framework which can be used to evaluate a company’s operations and provide a structured, holistic approach to managing risks and determining opportunities.

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SAY’s Guide to Air Source Heat Pumps

by George Pearce

The current socioeconomic climate and energy crisis has brought into sharp focus the efficiency, or in some cases inefficiency, of individual heating systems and district heat networks associated with properties across the UK. Combined with the accelerating agenda surrounding climate change and the UK Government’s target of being Net Zero carbon by 2050, developers must now be more mindful when designing and installing or retrofitting communal heat networks. 

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Meet the Team: Richard Lewis

We’re delighted to introduce our newest team member, Richard Lewis who joins the growing SAY team as a consultant. We sat down with Richard to find out more about him, his career so far and who his dream mentor would be.

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New Building Safety Regulator Safety Case Guides

The HSE (Building Safety Regulator ‘BSR’) have shared guidance on the safety case report. They are gearing up to release further guidance and they will be welcoming consultation on it and the resident engagement strategy over the summer.

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Integrated Retirement Communities: Rising costs and the fixed fee shortfall.

by Caspar Courage, Consultant at SAY

The UK is currently experiencing the highest rate of inflation for more than four decades, we were warned this month. The rise to over 9% on the year has been steadily felt by UK consumers and homeowners and according to the Bank of England, is unlikely to peak until at least the end of the year.

But as the country adjusts its spending, what will the impact be on the Integrated Retirement Community sector, who largely recover fixed charges towards operating their buildings, and how prepared are operators to account for this risk?

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5 Years on from The Grenfell Tragedy

Five years on, we will never forget the shocking events that occurred on the 14th June 2017.  

As an industry and as individuals, we owe it to those who don’t have a voice to speak up and ensure that more is done to prevent another tragedy from occurring. It is an unacceptable truth that across the country, thousands of people still live in buildings with unsafe cladding.  

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