Faisal Butt

13th December 2018

Equal Housing – An Interview With Faisal Butt

Earlier on in the year we launched our Equal Housing campaign which highlighted the Diversity issue within Leadership roles in the Housing sector. With our event on 7th February 2019 drawing ever closer, for our second installment I spoke to Faisal Butt, Lead Commissioner for Housing at Barnet Council to discuss why he chose to […]

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Aileen Evans

31st October 2018

Equal Housing – A Talk With Aileen Evans

National Housing Summit 2018 certainly created headlines both inside and outside of the Social Housing Sector. Theresa May’s announcement that Housing associations, which are private and non-profit-making providers and managers of low-cost homes, will be able to bid for a share of the £2 billion fund stretching as far ahead as 2028-29. During the two […]

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Half a decade with Matthew Guest

10th October 2018

Half a Decade with Matthew Guest (+ a video)

Matthew Guest or ‘Guesty’ as he’s known by many of his colleagues, is our Section Manager here at Niyaa People. Over the five years he’s been here he’s worked his way up from a Trainee to becoming a key part of the leadership team, managing his own desk and now his own team. His journey […]

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Interview with Castle Value Community Housing

17th September 2018

Social Housing Interview with Castle Vale Community Housing

In our last post we spoke to our Trades and Labour team to highlight a topic of concern for the industry. This week’s post is written by Matthew Guest (Section Manager and Head of the Public Sector Property and Housing team at Niyaa People) and he speaks to Tansy Crowley-Sweet (Customer 1st & Income Manager at […]

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Social Housing disabled adaptions

22nd August 2018

Could you wait 9 months for the bathroom?

– Written by Michael Stephens (Trades & Labour Consultant) How I KnowAs a specialist Recruitment Consultant, I spend 45+ hours a week focusing on Trades and Labor recruitment within the East Midlands, purely for the public sector: Councils and Housing Associations. That’s a pretty niche market and it means I get to discuss with my customers […]

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Recruitment Canaries

20th June 2018

Recruitment Canaries – We All Fly Together

Many recruitment companies invest a large proportion of their annual budget on building relationships with customers, holding and sponsoring events for their specialist industries. But what about the recruitment industry? No longer is this seen as an sector filled with unskilled workers who are out there to make “quick cash”; Respected recruitment professionals work long hours and […]

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Niyaa People Annual Conference

30th May 2018

Niyaa People go to… Kent – Annual Conference 2018

What makes a company really cool? It’s become an annual ritual, The Niyaa People Conference. It’s 2 weeks prior and the team still have no idea where they’re going. Some suspect Bristol, others say Liverpool and there’s a running joke it’s Cannock. Sat in the board room, with one week left, the reveal video plays. […]

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Recruitment training session

17th May 2018

Invest In Your People – An Interview with Niyaa People’s Talent Manager

We spoke to non other than our very own resident Talent Manager to ask some intriguing questions about the job, our own training and starting in the industry.  Q: What’s your background and history with Niyaa People?A: I joined Niyaa in 2012 and spent the next four years running our Architecture desk. After a short […]

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Recruitment Rowathon

6th March 2018

#RecruitmentRowathon Highlights

On Friday 2nd March 2018, Niyaa People took part in the Recruitment Rowathon alongside 5 other recruitment companies and The Atlantic Avengers themselves. As a collective we all rowed 609,892 meters raising £4422 for the charity The OPERA Global Youth Foundation! It was a huge collaboration by everyone involved, lots of sweat, tears and jelly […]

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The job show

1st March 2018

Not just a Job Show – It’s THE Job Show

On 28.02.2018, the Niyaa People team braved the snow and headed to The Job Show, an award winning, nationwide recruitment fair. Exhibiting companies come from a varied background of sectors and services, there to talk to prospective candidates and professionals regarding a new career. Thank you to everyone that came out the say hello, it […]

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