Calling all housing professionals…
It’s back! Hugh James is thrilled to be hosting its 23rd HJ Housing Week.
Each year HJ Housing Week brings together legal experts and guest speakers to cover a full spectrum of housing issues, the latest housing news and to offer insights and advice.
Whether you’re an experienced professional wanting to learn more about new legislation, or you’re just embarking on a career in housing, HJ housing week delves into the sector’s challenges and opportunities and has something for everyone.
This year the focus is on social housing. Hugh James has the largest social housing team in Wales and is celebrating 40 years of advising and working with the sector.
HJ Housing Week is taking place 6-10th November. Sessions will be delivered in a variety of ways including webinars and in-person events, as well as videos and articles you can share amongst colleagues and refer back to any time that suits.
Each day has a different theme…
Finance and governance
Day 1 | Monday 6th November | Webinar
How charitable status can bring surprising benefits and is it the right road for your organisation? Hugh James and Triodos Bank discuss the latest opportunities for finance teams.
Housing Law Conference
Day 2 | Tuesday 7th November – In-person | Cardiff
Challenges & opportunities facing housing officers – managing anti-social behaviour, protecting staff, committal hearings and lessons learned from the new Renting Homes (Wales) Act.
Day 3 | Wednesday 8th November | Zoom
Looking ahead to next year’s key construction law developments and how social housing providers are navigating economic and environmental barriers to meet targets.
Employment & HR
Day 4 | Thursday 9th November | Zoom
Latest case law developments and key legislative changes. Alternative Dispute Resolution and ACAS mental health guidance. How the sector in Wales is making significant leaps in relation to equality and diversity in recruitment processes.
Keeping tenants safe
Day 5 | Friday 10th November | Zoom
Disrepair and fire safety. Responding swiftly to genuine claims and managing the commercial challenges of vexatious claims.
“HJ Housing Week is designed to enhance people’s understanding of the latest legislation, share best practice and to look ahead to ensure we’re all well-equipped for anything on the horizon.
As well as updates from our team of legal experts, we are fortunate to be welcoming some external speakers and panellists who will help us delve deeper into the subjects and provide some practical insights and share their industry know-how. We hope you can join us!”