Roundtable – "A Kitemark for Quality?"

  • Location: Howden, London
  • Date: 15/10/2019
  • Time: 16:30 - 18:30

Description

The housing industry must address the quality agenda and this is relevant to funders and insurers where managing risk is increasingly a critical factor in scheme viability.

As a sector, we have to approach this issue collaboratively, identifying the behaviours and cultures that will collectively drive improvement.
Could a kitemark for quality drive and deliver this? Could some form of quality standard and certification help deliver this ambition?

The Housing Forum, together with Howden, Baily Gamer and Hawkins\Brown are calling a round table discussion with key individuals to explore and address these issues. BLP's Jeff Maxted will be attending.

Agenda

4.30 Welcome and Round Table Introductions
Opening thoughts to be given by attendees on topics related to funding and warranty issues in housing construction Today's Chair, Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive, The Housing Forum
4.40 Current Issues in Professional Indemnity
Matt Farman, Director, Property and Construction, Howden
4.50 Key Issues in "Stopping Building Failures" and "Building a Safer Future"
Andy Tookey, Managing Partner, Baily Garner Nigel Ostime, Delivery Director, Hawkins Brown
5.00 Round Table Discussion
Drawing on views of housing providers, construction professionals, contractors, funders, insurers and government, including how a quality standard might drive improvement
6.30-7.30 Networking drinks

Roundtable – "A Kitemark for Quality?"

Venue

Howden,
1 Creechurch Place,
London EC3A 5AF

Next steps

This is an invitation only event.

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