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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.

NHF-supported Building Better alliance appoints PfH to establish offsite construction procurement framework

Building Better, the National Housing Federation-supported alliance…
18th June 2020/by Lucinda Wood

Supporting health and social care services during COVID-19

To innovatively support the country through the current pandemic, health, housing and social care professionals must connect to understand the benefits of assistive technology.
29th May 2020/by Lucinda Wood

How digital telecare can ensure that whilst we are self-isolating, we are not socially isolating

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, there has never been a more important time for social housing providers to utilise Telecare & Telehealth technology to support their more vulnerable tenants. Here, we discuss what can be done during these challenging times.
9th April 2020/by Andy Touhey

Improving Collection Rates with Direct Debits

The use of Direct Debits to collect payments such as rent is rising. The reason for the increased popularity in the use of Direct Debits, particularly in the housing sector, is largely because they offer a convenient payment method for both Housing Associations and for tenants alike.
27th February 2020/by Abbie Green

Driving digital inclusion – Why WiFi in residential homes matters

Internet access has become a basic requirement much like heating or shelter. Within the wider context of global access to the Internet, the United Nations declared in 2016 that “online freedom is a “human right” and one that must be protected.
26th February 2020/by Abbie Green

Coronavirus Statement

Since the coronavirus outbreak, PfH have undergone a period of due diligence and have been actively engaging with our bank of strategic suppliers to gain greater understanding regarding the potential exposure to global supply chain risk.
21st February 2020/by Amy Dean

Facing up to the digital telecare switchover – Housing providers need to be acting now!

In 2017, BT announced that they will be switching off their long-serving analogue telephone network (PSTN) and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) network by 2025, moving to a digital (IP) network ready for the future. But what does this mean for housing providers?
17th February 2020/by Abbie Green

Keeping Printed Data Secure

Any communication that needs to be sent by letter or email that contains personal information is subject to the GDPR. So how can Housing Associations continue to protect tenants’ data when communicating in this way?
9th January 2020/by Abbie Green