How can we fix the UK’s cladding crisis?
"The Government announced an extension to the Building Safety Levy – which over the next 10 years is expected to raise
towards the cost of fixing unsafe cladding on 11-18m buildings."
"The biggest and most important change that we have been able to make is that mortgage applications made to us will no longer require an EWS1 certificate for properties in buildings that are five storeys or higher in England."
Mortgage Director, Lloyds Banking Group
Andrew Asaam is a banking professional with over 25 years' experience working in financial services.
During this time he has covered a number of areas including M&A, multi-year change, credit risk and P&L ownership. Andrew is currently the Mortgages Director for LBG covering all brands and channels.
During his career he has held various leadership roles including Director of Mortgage and General Insurance at Virgin Money and as Credit Risk Director at TSB looking after all retail and business banking products.
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As the UK Government looks to retrofit social housing to make it more sustainable, we ask if we should also take this opportunity to help improve social housing accessibility standards?
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