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Shelforce support Fire Door Safety Week 2018

As Fire Door Safety Week 2018 is now upon us (24th-30th September), providers and residents are understandably edgy considering five doors from five different fire door suppliers have now failed... Read more

Why big businesses trust in our window & door products above others

It stands to reason that comfortable homes start with efficient window and door products, alongside sound installation. With safety and energy efficiency playing a big part in the satisfaction of... Read more

Birmingham City Council become cities largest house builder

In conjunction with its award-winning house-building programme, Birmingham City Council have recently celebrated a crucial milestone; the completion of the 3,000th home built, working alongside the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust... Read more

Reversible upvc windows

5 reasons why reversible uPVC windows are a solid investment in social housing

Recent social housing statistics show a meagre 2.48% of new homes were built for social rent, out of the 160,670 total new homes completed in 2016/17. With social housing supply... Read more

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Embracing disability in the workplace – why we thrive with a diverse workforce

Employing disabled people is incredibly important to our society, not only to promote social inclusion and remove the stigma that’s still attached but to significantly boost our economy too. It... Read more

Are your fire doors fit for purpose?

Do your doors meet fire door regulations? Following the one-year anniversary of the tragic Grenfell fire that horrifically destroyed the North Kensington tower block, local authorities, housing associations and landlords across... Read more

Why is Birmingham’s unemployment rate still one of the highest in the UK despite generating 69k jobs last year?

Have you heard the latest local employment news? The number of West Midland residents in work has skyrocketed over the last year, with unemployment falling by 17,000 people - generating... Read more

The importance of having apprenticeship level workers in every business

Rarely found in factory-based companies, the Shelforce business culture is firmly built on a passion to succeed through a strong commitment to maintaining a positive working attitude. Over the years,... Read more

Social housing in a typical town

Why aren’t housing associations investing more into social housing?

The governments official definition of a housing association is: ' Housing associations in England are independent societies, bodies of trustees or companies established for the purpose of providing low-cost social... Read more