Important Information: FirstPort Office Closure
Due to adverse weather conditions our contact centre will be closing earlier than usual this afternoon.
FirstPort's fundraising provides four new rooms at Emmaus Hertfordshire
Four new rooms have been opened in the Emmaus Hertfordshire community, thanks to sponsorship from FirstPort – that’s four more people off the streets and on the road to rebuilding their lives.
FirstPort Retirement Property Services receives ARMA accreditation and membership
FirstPort is delighted to confirm that its specialist retirement division has been awarded full accreditation from and membership of ARMA (the Association of Residential Managing Agents), joining the rest of the FirstPort businesses which are already long-standing members.
FirstPort secure Cyber Essentials Plus certification
FirstPort has received the Cyber Essentials Plus certification, showing that our systems and processes have been independently audited and assured as fit to guard against common cyber attacks.
FirstPort celebrate five-star grading in the British Safety Council Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit for the second year running
FirstPort is pleased to announce it has achieved a five-star grading from its Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit conducted by the British Safety Council, for the second consecutive year.
FirstPort employees deliver Christmas stockings for Emmaus companions
The FirstPort 2018 Graduates delivered 36 Christmas sacks full of gifts to their local community, Emmaus Hertfordshire, for their companions, just in time for a festive treat. In addition, members of the FirstPort Halesowen also joined in the giving spirit, delivering 29 gift stockings to their local community, Emmaus Coventry and Warwickshire.
Survey shows vast gulf between demand and supply in retirement housing
A Retirement Homesearch survey shows that 19% of over-50s believe it ‘likely’ that they will spend their autumn years in a purpose-built retirement community - yet such housing comprises just 2% of existing housing stock.
FirstPort employees brave the cold for Emmaus Sleep-out
On Friday 1st December, seven intrepid FirstPorters joined Sallie Winterbottom, Corporate Partnerships Manager at Emmaus UK, and participated in the annual St Albans Sleep-out to raise awareness of homelessness in the region.