Insight and Events

For social landlords who need to improve spend performance and efficiency, our total procurement solution delivers cashable and non-cashable savings through category expertise, supply chain management and end to end contract support.

Here at PfH, we offer an end to end support solution for all of your procurement needs. Encompassing a diverse range of frameworks, consultancy, technology and energy services we provide a bespoke level of service for each of our Members based on their individual needs and expectations.

Streamlined social housing procurement

With the social housing sector one of the most vulnerable to currency volatility, and to an uncertain investment and operating climate, supply chains must be optimised to reduce the risks of Brexit next March.
25th September 2018/by Amy Dean

Are you a good customer?

Recent events in the construction and housing sectors, such as the collapse of Carillion and the tragic events at Grenfell, have led Steve Malone, MD at PfH, to consider the viability of housings long-term business plans and whether we are being good customers.
14th September 2018/by Lucinda Wood

Fire Door Safety

PFH have been following recent developments with the Grenfell enquiry and wanted to issue the following statement to Members who may have concerns relating to fire doors and associated works within their properties.
14th August 2018/by Amy Dean

3 Tips for Bathroom Procurement in Social Housing

Social housing providers face a difficult task when it comes to deciding what products are needed in their properties. Issues around compliance and safety increasingly need to be balanced with cost and efficiency, particularly in bathroom product procurement.
27th July 2018/by Amy Dean

Buying purely on price, always costs more – here’s why

Businesses in all sectors will continue to look for ways to reduce their costs. Sometimes budget conscious managers will say that prices paid for supplies are too high and they assume that price is correlated with cost, believing that a drop in purchase price will lead to reductions in costs.
25th July 2018/by Amy Dean

The new normal in social housing procurement

Increased regulatory and financial constraints on local authorities, such as social rent cuts of 1% each year from 2016-2020, and welfare reforms mean that housing associations need to find ways of stretching their budgets to meet the need to build new affordable housing.
3rd July 2018/by Amy Dean

Notice for our Members

As you are aware, new data protection legislation is due to come into force on Friday 25th May 2018, which aims to protect the privacy of all EU citizens and prevent data breaches.
24th May 2018/by Amy Dean
Recruitment

Recruitment in the social housing sector?

15th May 2018/by Amy Dean