Himilo wins Best Training Scheme at 24housing Awards
At an exciting awards ceremony on 18th October we were delighted to win Best Training Scheme at the 24housing Awards, for Himilo's work within local communities in Bristol and the West Midlands.
Running since 2013, these awards celebrate the very best that the housing sector has to offer. They have become an evening of celebration, reflection and recognition of the UK housing sector and its professionals, whose job it is to provide a vital resource to some of the most vulnerable people in the country.
There has never been a more exciting or challenging time to work in housing. Reductions in government grant and changes to the benefits system have forced housing providers of all shapes and sizes to think creatively about the type of organisations they want to be now and in the future.
These changing times have brought the best out of social landlords and the people who work for them. Vision, innovation and passion are the keys to future success.
The distinguished panel of judges were looking for entries that demonstrate value for money, best practice, successful outcomes and originality. In judging this category they said about us:
“The courses are not just for the organisation’s refugee tenants, but for the wider community too. The training company couples this with career advice and apprenticeships, aiming to work with 25,000 more individuals over the next 10 years, not simply helping them into entry-level jobs, but aiming for progression to median-salary positions.”
"The impact this work is having and will have in the future is immeasurable." Abi Davies.