More than 18 months since we last spoke about environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting (ep 2), Kieran Findlay and Jimmy Black reconvene with Link Group's finance director Nick Pollard to discuss how the parameters have changed during this time and how housing associations can benefit fro
Following the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast in which Nick Pollard and Julie McDowell share their environmental, social and governance (ESG) expertise, Jimmy Black ponders what this means for other housing associations and their boards.
Link Group has completed the first phase of its newest affordable housing development in Inverclyde.
West Highland Housing Association (WHHA), one of the partners in the Link Group of companies, has recently awarded a contract for repairs and maintenance following a successful tender. Argyll Homes for All (AHFA), the repairs and maintenance subsidiary of Argyll Community Housing Association, were a
An Edinburgh mental health service registered to trauma-informed Scottish health and well-being charity, LinkLiving, has been recognised as “Very Good” by the Care Inspectorate.
Link Group was presented with a framed shirt by Bathgate Thistle, acknowledging the assistance the team has received from the organisation. Sarah Smith, Link Group’s communities director and CEO of LinkLiving, a trauma-informed Scottish health and wellbeing charity, received the jersey at Bath
Link Group has secured a new £70 million funding package with Bank of Scotland. The agreement, which includes an existing £10.7m loan, puts in place a five-year Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) of £60m, providing flexibility and liquidity to Link Group to support its ongoing develop
Cruden Homes has started working to deliver more than 120 homes in the heart of East Calder in West Lothian.
Care and support charity LinkLiving has been awarded £25,000 of grant funding to support young people in managing their mental health and wellbeing through sport.
A development site in Oban that has the capacity for around 100 new homes could be acquired by Link Group after Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) decided to prioritise other locations. ACHA unveiled plans in January 2020 to deliver new affordable homes in the Glencruitten area af
The energy team at Scottish independent chartered surveyors DM Hall has secured a brief from Link Group to undertake energy performance assessments across six of its Scotland-based commercial properties. Link Group comprises a number of award-winning social enterprise companies which serve more than
Nick Pollard, Group Finance Director of the Link Group, writes here in his personal capacity. Is the social housing insurance market on the verge of collapsing, what will this mean and what are the solutions?
Link Group, one of Scotland’s largest providers of affordable housing and support services, has been praised by an MSP for receiving international and national accreditation from two separate standards for its performance relating to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). In a motion tab
Link Group has launched its first-ever Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which places sustainability at the heart of its services. Building on the vision outlined in Link’s Sustainability Strategy, which was introduced in March 2022, the ESG Report connects the United Nation&r
Link Group has been accredited by two organisations for its performance relating to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). The firm is assessed by the Certified Sustainable Housing Label (CSHL) administered by international consultancy firm Ritterwald and is a Pan-European ESG assessment that m