Jess McCabe

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Monthly Archives: September 2014

A landlord plans to pilot universal credit… again

Landlord plans own universal credit pilot 23 September 2014 | By Jess McCabe Coastline Housing is planning its own pilot of universal credit in an attempt to assess the ‘real impact’ of the flagship benefit reform. The 4,000-home south west association is set to become the first landlord to pay to test universal credit under more realistic conditions than the official pilot schemes…

Gender gap widens as housing chiefs’ pay soars 18 September 2014 | By Jess McCabe With risk…

Gender gap widens as housing chiefs’ pay soars 18 September 2014 | By Jess McCabe With risk comes reward. The chief executives of Britain’s 100 biggest housing associations are diversifying into a range of commercial activities – and their pay packets reflect this. Jess McCabe reports For the full results of our survey click here or see the interactive table at the bottom…

EXCLUSIVE: Housing chief executives’ pay rises above inflation 18 September 2014 | By Jess…

EXCLUSIVE: Housing chief executives’ pay rises above inflation 18 September 2014 | By Jess McCabe Chief executives of the biggest housing associations in the UK received an inflation-busting 3.85% pay rise on average in the 2013-14 financial year, Inside Housing can reveal. Bucking the trend: Jane Ashcroft was the highest paid female chief executive and the second highest paid overall But the pay of the…