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Passport to Housing – a year of transformation

Curo’s Passport to Housing service has had another fantastic year. Here’s what a difference (another) year makes to customers’ lives. Passport to Housing is a free and confidential service we offer to people bidding for social housing in Bath & North East Somerset.

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Trialling smart ways to save energy

Curo’s Asset Management Team has been looking at innovative ways to tackle fuel poverty and deliver the goal of providing homes that meet our SHAW criteria (Safe, Healthy, Affordable & Warm). At Curo we’ve been following the success of a smart thermostat called Switchee for some time, having been involved in its inception.

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Helping people out of hospital & back home

Hospital 'step-down' services provided by housing associations like Curo are freeing up stretched NHS resources and helping people leave hospital sooner, explains Curo Director of Health, Care & Support, Harriet Bosnell...

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Why a cable car is right for Bath

"Thriving communities need access to jobs, to school and colleges, to shops, leisure, cultural events and, of course, affordable, reliable public transport..." Read why a cable car is right for Bath in this article by Curo Chief Executive, Victor da Cunha, first published in Inside Housing.

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My apprenticeship story: From the perfect cappuccino to the perfect career

Apprentice Repairs Planner Rosie Pick had her sights set on a career, not just a job she didn’t feel a connection with. But working as a waitress and honing her skills as a barista, she felt stuck in a rut. Here Rosie describes the moment she realised that an apprenticeship was the perfect route to get her career back on track.

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Back at work, earning money & in control

Curo customer Sophie is a single parent and full-time mum to four children. The Government’s recently introduced benefit cap meant Sophie was set to lose £86 a week. Today Sophie is a qualified child-minder getting paid to do work that she loves and that fits around her life. Here’s Sophie’s story:

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My day as an innovation pioneer

At Curo we are always keen to look for new ways to do things, so when we heard about Housemark’s Evolve project, to introduce some “disruption” and creative thinking into the sector, we jumped at the chance to get involved, writes Donna Baddeley.

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