Making procurement more inclusive

Procurement may not be sexy, but it is a key lever for change. How do we make it more inclusive? That was THE question guiding this October 2020 roundtable, whose dynamic speakers shared best practice, tools & strategies for getting the best possible outcomes – check the link for resources.

Real estate: the next 100 years

panellists at BREI event

At a Bartlett Real Estate Institute event with FoL involvement, panellists discussed possibilities for real estate over the next century. This Spotlight summarises the event.

Local trusts: helping them help Londoners

Providing community services, space and connections is getting tougher. Historically the domain of churches and temples and technically a council responsibility, this key element of local support relies on vulnerable funding – and lots of good will. Local trusts have been delivering that support for decades, and it may be time for them to play a bigger role.

Alumni Network: Alternative housing delivery models

Modern housing development

This is a guest post by FoL Alumni Rep Michael Westbrook, Housing Strategy & Commissioning Manager, LB Haringey. Housing is always a popular topic for alumni events, and this was no exception with around 40 people gathered to discuss alternative housing models over coffee and croissants at British Land’s head offices … Read more