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.
News on the Block Success for FirstPort
FirstPort is delighted that its hard working employees and dedicated teams have been recognised at the News on the Block Property Management Awards.
FirstPort's Samantha Gibson appointed to ARHM board
Samantha Gibson, Director of FirstPort Retirement Property Services, has been appointed to the board of the ARHM (Association of Retirement Housing Managers).
FirstPort win gold in The Negotiator’s Property Management Company of the Year 2017
At an awards ceremony in London at the end of October, FirstPort were awarded The Negotiator’s Property Management Company of the Year 2017 Gold Award in recognition of the journey the company has undertaken to adopt digital solutions and provide excellent customer service.
Emmaus and FirstPort Charity Partnership changing peoples lives
2017 has been a great year for FirstPort’s partnership with Emmaus, a charity that strives to create long term solutions to homelessness.
FirstPort support former Monarch Airlines employees in Luton
When it was announced that Monarch Airlines was to cease trading at the start of the month, FirstPort – whose Luton offices are only a short distance from Monarch’s headquarters – began working with Monarch’s HR community to support former Monarch staff in exploring opportunities to become FirstPort employees.