Clearview National July 2016 - Issue 176 - Page 24

INDUSTRYNEWS Bringing together all aspects of the home improvement industry »»THE CHARTERED Institute of Building (CIOB) is the latest organisation to join the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) and add its voice to shape the direction of the leading membership organisation in the home renovation sector. Eddie Tuttle, CIOB Principal Policy and Public Affairs Manager, will sit on the steering group of the NHIC, which for more than 40 years has maintained a close liaison with Government, local authorities, housing associations, private householders and landlords as well as other trade bodies, product manufacturers and service providers. As the UK suffers the legacy of Europe’s oldest and least thermally efficient housing stock, the NHIC provides an important source of impartial advice and information on all manner of home improvements and how to ensure they are made safely, with improving living standards as the key objective. With climate change and energy prices at the forefront of many people’s minds, CIOB is bringing its own influence and links to the construction management profession and will play a key part in NHIC’s retrofit and refurbishment engagement strategies. Eddie said: “I look forward to bringing experience to the NHIC and contributing to its consumer focus. CIOB is influencing the big debates happening in government by promoting the value and importance of construction as a whole and we can bring that expertise to the home improvement sector.” provider, Maguire Training. Level Two is for managers with a few years’ experience who are looking to build upon their skills and experience and Level Three is for experienced managers looking to take their skills to the next level and develop a more strategic approach. “We see this as a rolling process of developing our management teams. This will develop competencies within the company, which will drive overall performance,” said Glenn Parkinson, HR Director. Backing its own »»EUROCELL HAS JUST SEEN 11 members of staff successfully emerge as the inaugural graduates of its in-house Management Development Programme. The 11 staff had completed the Level One developed for new managers – people who have just been promoted into a management position or relatively inexperienced managers looking to build their skills. Delivered over a nine-month period, the course cover