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BRHG event: Repair & Maintenance Update - This event has already finished

25 September 2014
BRE, Watford


Details :

Repair, maintenance and refurbishment accounts for the majority of work carried out by social landlords. Gain practical advice about dealing with asbestos and condensation and learn about the latest solid-wall insulation research. With the R&M market moving towards larger contracts, find out what this means for social landlords and hear the case for VAT reduction on repairs.

Event programme

09:30 Registration & refreshments  
10:00 Welcome & introductions  
10:10 Keynote - Overview of the major issues in R&M John O'Brien, BRE
10:40 Dealing with asbestos safely David Taylor, DTA Consultants
11:10 Q&A session  
11:30 Refreshments  
11:50 Why the move to DLO's & the case for VAT reduction on repairs Andrew Millross, Anthony Collins Solicitors
12:10 Preventing and dealing with condensation Colin King, BRE
12:40 Q&A session  
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Welcome back from the Chair John O'Brien, BRE
14:10 Solid-wall insulation research and best practice Colin King, BRE
14:40 Health savings from Decent Homes programmes Helen Garrett & Ian Watson, BRE
15:10 Q&A session  
15:30 Event close  

Intended audience

This event is aimed at all social housing professionals and those in related industries


For more information:
Gemma Speck
01923 66 4547