Making people feel good about themselves is all in a day’s work for Becky Woodhouse, though it sometimes comes from unexpected customers.
It has to be said that credit unions have had to cope with a bit of a bad press, having been lumped together with payday lenders and generally seen as ‘poor people’s banks’.
If the buzz around the Business Gateway stand was a measure of success then it would appear that Susan Harkins has nailed it.
Andrew Brookes stretches out on a brown leather Chesterfield sofa, a coffee maker and drinks trolley adding to the home-from-home furnishings that give his studio and offices the feel of a modest New Town apartment.
Putting trust in affordable homes Ann Leslie is enjoying a pot of tea in Brown’s in Edinburgh’s George Street and musing over achieving a significant milestone in providing badly needed homes. As chief executive of LAR Housing Trust, she has overseen its first ever design and build development of affordable flats on the site of a […]