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Upkeep provides training courses on building repairs, building maintenance and building improvement. Find out more by talking to us or downloading our brochure.

New partnership brings valued housing training to Scotland

Thursday 5 February 15

A new partnership in Scotland is launching a range of building maintenance training for staff in social housing for the first time. Asset Skills...
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The many benefits of energy efficiency in housing

Wednesday 26 November 14

Ever rising energy prices are a major cause of concern for many local authorities and housing associations and, most importantly, their tenants, writes Julie Freemantle...
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Identify risks and avoid hazards with the right training

Tuesday 18 November 14

Hazards occurring in social housing can lead to properties being deemed unfit for purpose under the government’s decent homes initiative, meaning housing stock cannot...
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Save money with energy efficiency training

Monday 17 November 14

In 2015, over 150,000 commercial buildings will undergo an energy audit. From the standpoint that energy efficiency in business not only helps to maximise...
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Energy Education

Monday 17 November 14

Energy efficiency is here and here to stay, and the cost of education has never been more important. But what sort of difference can...
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Freelance trainers required

Monday 4 August 14

We are a busy training organisation based in central London. Due to continual growth we are looking for freelance trainers to join our team,...
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Advising residents on energy efficiency

Wednesday 16 July 14

New laws coming into effect in 2018 will see renting out properties with the lowest energy efficiency ratings become illegal. One in ten homes...
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Improve quality of life for tenants with disabilities by adapting existing homes

Monday 16 June 14

Housing adaptations can improve quality of life for tenants with disabilities, their families and save money for local authorities and PCTs by limiting rates...
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Damp & Mould

Tuesday 25 February 14

Condensation causing damp and mouldy conditions inside dwellings can be a nightmare for those working in the housing and property sectors, but these issues...
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Reports of damp soar in social housing as residents avoid turning on heating

Friday 7 February 14

Condensation dampness – regarded as major public health risk – is said to be increasing, with experts blaming rising energy bills. The Guardian says there’s...
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