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Wednesday 30th October 2019

CHANGES AT THE TOP FOR WISH BOARD IN THE NORTH

WISH, the only member-based network for women working across every discipline of UK housing, has welcomed new Chairs of the board at its North West and Yorkshire and Humberside regions.


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Monday 21st October 2019

WISH North West - Autumn Newsletter

The new WISH North West Board is now in full swing, find out what has been going on in the region!


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Tuesday 15th October 2019

Glad rags on for Women In Housing

WISH support the annual WIH Awards Now in its seventh year, the Women In Housing Awards held in Manchester in early October is getting bigger and bigger and was an amazing opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women in the sector from all over the UK.


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Wednesday 21st August 2019

WISH North West - Gender Diversity: The Challenges of Attracting and Retaining a Diverse Workforce

WISH North West hosted their first event of the 2019 – ‘Gender Diversity: The Challenges of Attracting and Retaining a Diverse Workforce.’


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Sponsors Spotlight

At WISH we are hugely grateful to our National Sponsors who support us every year and help us to keep delivering a great service to our members.

WISH North West - Winter Newsletter 2018

WISH North West have held a variety of events over the last few months ...

WISH North West - Women on Boards – presented by Liz Cross, The Connectives

The topic of Women on Boards was extremely popular, and we had over 40 people joining us

WISH North West - Women at the Top

In June we held our annual Women at the Top event at Grant Thornton in Liverpool. We had 3 key speakers who spoke about how they progressed in their career to get where they are now. The event was inspiring and thought proving for those who attended and spoke.

WISH North West Strengths Based Community Development

In May 2018 WISH North West hosted a highly successful workshop event in Manchester focusing on Community Development. Julia Wolfendale presented an approach based on looking for strengths in communities and neighbourhoods, rather than highlighting the deficiencies

Beer & Chocolate Tasting

WISH North West hosted a fabulous evening of beer & chocolate tasting on 11th April at the beautiful Haigh Hall, Wigan.

WISH North West Spring Newsletter

On Thursday 7th December, the wonderful Equity Housing Group hosted our Christmas drinks event to round off a fun filled 2017.

NW WISH Event: Influencing And Increasing Your Impact

Hosted and sponsored by Grant Thornton at their impressive Manchester city centre offices, our latest WISH North West event was held on 1st February. We enjoyed a highly interactive and informative session on how to Influence and increase your impact led by Sarah Smith of Indigo Coaching and Leadership development.

WISH North West Winter Newsletter

This autumn we welcomed our new Chair, Sasha Deepwell. Sasha has been a board member since May 2015 and was unanimously voted Chair at our annual AGM in September.

North West Region – Summer News 2017 – Happy 5th Birthday To Us!

Throughout 2017 we will be celebrating five years of WISH in the North West. It’s been quite a journey since the first tentative steps, and we’re delighted we’re thriving. We’ve always shaped our programme to meet our WISH members’ and WISH friends’ needs and aspirations, and we’re changing things around some more in 2017.

What’s Happening In The North West?

This year we are celebrating five years of WISH in the North West! It hardly seems possible that it’s been so long, the time has flown. We have built our network to include colleagues in social landlord organisations, development, maintenance, legal, finance, governance, consultancy and more.

Happy Birthday To WISH North West! – WISH North West Spring Newsletter

Throughout 2017 we will be celebrating five years of WISH in the North West. It’s been quite a journey since the first tentative steps, and we’re delighted we’re thriving.

DISC – Understand Your Behaviour Style – WISH North West

Hosted by the vibrant Carmen Parkinson from the Business Clinic CIC Preston at our WISH NW supporters office Forbes Solicitors in Preston, we explored the science behind DISC behaviour types, and how those behaviour types interact with each and how we work best.

Christmas Drinks & Networking – WISH North West

On 8th December WISH North West held their annual Christmas Drinks and Networking event at Gusto in Manchester . The event was attended by over 35 men and women who came together to celebrate the achievements of the region.

The Perfect Job Pitch – WISH North West

Hosted by Anthony Taylor, and held at our WISH NW supporter Beevers and Struthers Manchester Office, Anthony presented a workshop on how we could improve our CV and also to bust some myths around how a CV should look, the information whilst based around CV’s and preparing our selves for the next career move our position in the same organisation, could also be transferable to our Linkedin profiles.