Link is a group of award-winning social enterprise companies serving over 10,000 customers across 26 Scottish local authorities – making us one of the largest social landlords in Scotland.
We work together to provide affordable housing, property management, regeneration, advice, financial inclusion and employability services.
Visit us on stand 13 to find out more!
Lintel Trust is an unendowed charitable trust and registered Scottish Charity.
Our aim is to provide support to a range of projects helping those most disadvantaged in Scottish society, particularly:
– provision of services to older people to enable them to continue living at home
– digital participation and access to online services
– improved opportunities for homeless people, particuarly single person households
– improved opportunties for ethnic minority groups to participate and receive the support they need to engage fully in community life
– improved opportunites for people with disabilities to participate and receive the support they need to live independently and engage fully in community life
– support for Scottish Social enterprises working with a housing association or it’s subsidiaries
We hold a number of fundraising events annually and rely primarily on business partnerships, sponsorship, donations and fund management income.
Become a Partner or Sponsor an Event
We offer a range of options for our partners, including promotion of their services, a choice of geographic area in which to invest their contribution and complimentary access to our organised events.
Funds raised enable us to continue our work supporting disadvantaged groups within Scottish housing through our support of community projects working in partnership with Scottish housing providers.
Get In Touch
Please visit our website for more information or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
M2M Cloud are one of Scotland’s most experienced Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions providers who combine connected sensor technology with data analytics to provide organisations with transformative asset insights and increased operational efficiency.
With a strong background in developing effective, long term customer relationships they currently manage 50,000+ connected assets across a range of verticals including Environmental Building Monitoring, Asset Tracking and Smart Meters, and work in partnership with organisations to deliver connected technology solutions that include sensor procurement, managed data services and app visualisation.
They have recently invested significantly in developing Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) solutions that allow the deployment of low cost, low powered and long range connected sensors, a transformative technology that is changing the how the physical world connects to organisations and individuals.
Matilda’s Planet is the home of the revolutionary IWI product, Matilda’s Blanket
At Matilda’s Planet, we believe it’s our duty to help make the planet less “yucky” through the development of products that will help us use less energy from traditional sources.
That’s why our ideas aim to:
- Reduce our energy usage
- Conserve the energy that we harvest, and even
- Harvest energy more cheaply (or better still, for free!)
McDonald Engineers UK – Hot Water Storage Solutions.
McDonald Engineers UK are a leading manufacturer of high quality Copper Hot Water Storage Solutions, ranging from domestic Vented and Unvented Cylinders to Thermal Stores and Industrial Calorifiers.
Our focus is very much on the manufacture of copper cylinders, which offers annual savings on fuel, due to superior performance in terms of heat transfer. Copper also has the added benefits of its bacteria killing properties, durability and recyclability.
We are the most flexible cylinder manufacturer in the UK and our remit is to provide solutions for our customers, to ensure they get the best and most effective hot water storage for their properties.
We have established a reputation as one of the leading specialists in developing hot water cylinders for solar thermal, heat pumps, solid fuel and biomass installations.
Our commitment to providing a total quality service, is reflected in every aspect of our business.
Mears is the leading social housing repairs and maintenance provider in the UK and a major presence in the homecare and support market.
We repair and maintain over 700,000 social homes and provide personal care to over 30,000 elderly and disabled people.
Our broader housing service includes building new homes as well as housing management.
Our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve. We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives.
3-bedroom semi-detached houses have hot water and heating for just £200 a year thanks to Minus7 Ltd. Working with housing associations, developers and architects, Minus7 provides low cost heating, hot water and power to new-builds and retrofits 24/7 365 days a year. Providing a complete heating, electric and storage storage – Minus7 integrates all renewable heating technologies available into one best in class zero net carbon solution managed by advanced proprietary methodologies. It is comprised of a long-life roof of solar thermal planks with discreet embedded solar PV cells, an energy processor and storage. Performance data is available on request.
ng homes is a community-based Housing Association operating across North Glasgow with homes in Springburn, Balornock, Possilpark and Parkhouse. Formed by local people in 1976, ng homes is now one of the largest Housing Associations in the country owning and managing around 7,000 properties.
The Association recently celebrated its 40th year and it has grown into a substantial community business through new-build development, successful stock transfers and innovative regeneration activities.
Recent highlights include:
• The creation and growth of the Association’s subsidiary social enterprise company ng2 Ltd
• The Scottish Government and CIH Excellence in Regeneration Award
• TPAS Scotland Award for Involving All in the Community
• Customer Service Excellence re-accreditation
• Investors in People Gold Award
• Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award
• Investors in Young People Award
• Keep Scotland Beautiful National Award for Environmental Excellence
ng homes is focused on providing excellent customer service and is committed to achieving its vision of
“A New North Glasgow – a great place to live, learn, work, visit and invest”.
To find out more about ng homes please visit Stand No.26.
NHS Health Scotland is a national Health Board working with the public, private and third sector to reduce health inequalities and improve health. Our corporate strategy, A Fairer Healthier Scotland, sets out our vision of a Scotland in which all of our people and communities have a fairer share of the opportunities, resources and confidence to live longer, healthier lives. Our mission is to reduce health inequalities and improve health. To do this we influence policy and practice informed by evidence and promote action across public services to deliver greater equality and improved health for all in Scotland.
North Star Consulting & Research is a leading housing consultancy and research provider. We provide high quality consultancy and research services tailored to meet the individual requirements and particular needs of our clients. Our specialist expertise is within the housing sector with local authorities and RSLs being our key clients. Our experienced team are led by our Director, Freya Lees, FCIH.
Our services include:
• Housing Need & Demand Assessment
• Performance Management & Service Improvement
• Governance Reviews & Board Appraisal
• Rent Harmonisation & Affordability Assessment
• MMR & Intermediate Tenures
• Strategy Development
• Option Appraisal
• Tenant Scrutiny
• Rural & Island Housing Needs
• Particular Needs Housing
Visit us on Stand 70 to find out how we can meet your consultancy and research needs.
Orbis leads the market in providing a one-stop-solution for property managers looking to secure or re-let their vacant properties. We recommend the best solution for clients, not wedded to one option but instead acting in the best interests of customers to reduce property risks in a cost effective way as well as reducing turnaround times and KPIs.
Orbis delivers what it promises to clients, when we say we will. We are one company, with strong regional teams, making local decisions, understanding local markets and locations, hiring and developing local people, and doing all we can to improve local communities.
With that as a foundation we are building on our service offer to be the most trusted partner for our clients, making reoccupation and the best use of sites our shared goal.
Our Power is a new energy supply company established by Scottish social housing providers who want to make the energy industry work better for the residents and communities they serve.
Our Power aims to reduce heat and fuel costs by passing benefits from the energy sector to our communities. We do this by not paying dividends to shareholders, by finding the most efficient ways to operate, by generating our own power and by reinvesting any profits to benefit our customers and their communities.
As one of the UK’s largest member communities for social housing, Procurement for Housing (PfH) provides access to a range of Framework Contracts for products and services which is focused on delivering value for money and tangible benefits to the members and communities we serve.
Since our creation in 2004 (2013 PfH Scotland) we’ve gained invaluable experience and knowledge of the sector across the UK, continually listening to our members to develop and evolve our service offering to meet their needs now, and in the future.
Our 67 members collectively manage over 60% of the housing stock in Scotland. To support our Scottish members requirements we are continuing to invest in our dedicated team based in Edinburgh.
The benefits of engaging PfH are;
- Managed by a board which consists of several RSL organisations and Housing sector leading bodies
- Tailored local solutions which benefit from wider UK housing intelligence
- Significant spending power leverage gained from over 950+ members
- Access to specialised procurement advice and a range of consultancy services
- Customer service driven
Along with HouseMark, we are jointly owned by the Chartered Institute of Housing and the National Housing Federation – two not-for-profit organisations that reinvest their surpluses in the sector.
We’re Registers of Scotland, and we’ve been recording information about Scotland’s land and property since 1617.
We’re the definitive source of information on all property transactions in Scotland. We provide the most accurate and up-to-date information about residential and commercial activity in the country.
Our registers ensure that every property in Scotland is protected for its owners. This stable land registration system has been recognised by the World Bank as underpinning Scotland’s economy.
Our wide range of systems and services are used by individuals and organisations across Scotland.
Find out what we can do for you at ros.gov.uk or by visiting us at stand 18.
Established in 1984 and based in Glasgow, Ross Promotional continues to be a family run business. Our team is motivated by a huge pride in the company and focus on providing customers with the best possible products delivered in a fast, friendly and efficient way.
We have a dedicated team of Account Managers providing help and advice to make product selection quick and simple. Our experienced staff offer creative and cost effective solutions for all budgets, large or small, in a family friendly way. Our massive range includes eco, standard, innovative and quirky products – with many available in less than 5 working days.
Our in-house art & design department, warehousing and distribution services are all based here in Glasgow to ensure products are delivered on time. Our commitment to our team and dedication to maintaining excellent service levels is reinforced by our Investors in People and ISO9001 accreditations. Ross Promotional are also members of the British Promotional Merchandise Association and the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange. SEDEX is dedicated to driving improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains and enables us to ensure we only source items from ethical suppliers.
The Scottish Association of Landlords supports Scotland’s private sector landlords through provision of information and advice via our documents, local meetings and acclaimed letting helpline.
Landlord Accreditation Scotland is Scotland’s national accreditation scheme for private sector landlords and letting agents and the foremost specialist training provider in the sector. Together we can help you with all your training and information requirements for working with the private rented sector including our new LETWELL programme, delivered in partnership with the CIH and which is one of the routes to the qualification required to register as a letting agent which is mandatory from 2018.
Scotcash is a Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI) which was set up to provide a gateway to financial services for those who find access difficult. Scotcash offers a range of services and products, such as affordable credit, savings, money advice, bank accounts, and energy advice. We aim to give our customers an alternative to expensive forms of credit and help those on a low income make the most of their money.
Scotland’s Housing Network is the largest housing benchmarking and practice exchange organisation in Scotland. We have over 120 Local Authorities and Registered Social Landlords as members and we have experienced significant growth in recent years. Almost two thirds of social landlords in Scotland are our members which in turn represents almost 90% of the sector by stock . The size and diversity of our members who operate throughout the length and breadth of Scotland provides a rich source of information about performance and practice to share within the network. We have supported member organisations to drive up service standards in the social housing sector for over twenty years.
As a registered charity and member led organisation we are governed by a Board of Trustees who are elected from our membership organisations.
The purpose of the Network is to drive up the standard of housing services across the sector. We do this by sharing good practice through routine cost and performance benchmarking, facilitating exchange of performance results as well as sharing
good practice, training and self-assessment. All these activities can also be backed by providing direct support to members to achieve best value and continuous improvement.
We work with local government, housing associations and the private sector to ensure that everyone in Scotland has access to a high-quality, sustainable home they can afford and that meets their needs.
Access to quality housing is a vital part of our drive to secure economic growth, promote social justice, strengthen communities and tackle inequalities.
We are determined to increase and accelerate housing supply and we will support local authorities, and the industry, to deliver their housing priorities, with quality homes, in mixed communities, that fit local needs.
Colleagues will be at our stand throughout the event and we look forward to speaking to you.
This year, the Scottish Home Awards celebrates its 10th anniversary as the first and foremost national awards celebration for new housing created in Scotland.
An independent awards programme run for the benefit of the house-building community, the awards help house builders and housing associations sell, rent or promote their properties and businesses more effectively.