Brent Housing Partnership

http://www.bhphousing.co.uk/

Officially a Very Good
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Officially a Very Good
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Officially an Outstanding
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Officially an Outstanding
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WITH MORE THAN 13,000 council house tenants to look after, Brent Housing Partnership needs to be a people-minded organisation. Its duties include mediating in disputes between neighbours, collecting rent, carrying out repairs and looking after communal areas. Just as it involves locals in its decision-making, with residents sitting on its management board, the partnership's senior leadership team promotes an open-door policy at work and sits in an open-plan office alongside employees. Staff believe they can make a difference at Brent — giving it an 80% positive score, the top rating among the small organisations in our list. They feel they can make a real contribution to its success (82%, and another top score) and love their jobs (75%). The partnership, which is owned by Brent council, gets a 77% rating in the My Company category, ranking it 24th overall, its best result. Leadership is another strong point, with an overall factor score of 68% ranking it 25th overall. Staff are excited about the future (73%, beaten by just one other small body). About 30 hours of formal training is provided each year in areas such as management and equality and diversity policy, with an average spend per employee of £1,200. People feel the experience they gain from the job will be valuable in future (75%, and a top three score) and the training is of great benefit (64%). There are opportunities to learn and grow (57%, a score beaten by just three others), and jobs are good for growth (75%, ranking fourth). About 45% of staff have been at Brent for 10 years or more and the average length of service is 11 years. Employees are not bored with their job (71%, and the fourth highest score). They also believe the partnership provides a great service to its customers (80%). www.bhphousing.co.uk

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My Company

59% of staff agreed

I have confidence in the leadership skills of the senior management team

Brent Housing Partnership nominates employees for awards, employee of the year certification and staff achievement awards. Gift vouchers are given to employees and the company have been Investor in People since 2005. The company hold a publicity group meeting where a representative from each team attends and gives team updates.

My Team

77% of staff agreed

This job is good for my own personal growth

Brent Housing Partnership nominates employees for awards, employee of the year certification and staff achievement awards. Gift vouchers are given to employees and the company have been Investor in People since 2005. The company hold a publicity group meeting where a representative from each team attends and gives team updates.

Personal Growth

93% of staff agreed

I believe I can make a valuable contribution to the success of this organisation

Brent Housing Partnership nominates employees for awards, employee of the year certification and staff achievement awards. Gift vouchers are given to employees and the company have been Investor in People since 2005. The company hold a publicity group meeting where a representative from each team attends and gives team updates.

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Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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