The Future Group Blog
Up to £30K for EV chargepoints in blocks from 2022
Flat owners thinking of switching to an electric vehicle (EV) got a nice surprise in September as the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) revealed what new chargepoint grants for landlords and leaseholders will look like. In 2022 the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme, launched for householders in 2019, will be...
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ADDITIONAL EV CHARGEPOINT FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR APARTMENT BLOCK OWNERS
 We will deliver a reformed EVHS in 2022 to accelerate provision in apartment blocks and rental accommodation:  We will continue supporting people living in flats (incl. leasehold flats) and rental accommodation (as we currently do under the EVHS): Up to £350 is available towards the cost of installing a chargepoint. It will...
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EV Charging to leasehold blocks
It’s clear that in the UK we are now at a tipping point for the take-up of electric vehicles. By the end of May, there were nearly 260,000 pure-electric cars and more than 535,000 plug-in models on UK roads. Despite the pandemic, last year saw the biggest annual rise in the number...
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Emergency lighting: everything you need to know
Here is Future Lighting Director giving a run down of emergency lighting and everything you need to know.
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Future Group Launches Future Regeneration
Future Group launches a new division to assist Property Managers with the regeneration of their properties.
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EVHS funding: once it’s gone, it’s gone
Next year, the government is to target its drive for take-up of home EV chargepoints at renters and leaseholders. The newly positioned EVHS scheme will fund 75% of installation costs, so property managers should plan ahead for charging infrastructure in their blocks while the money is available, says Jamie Willsdon....
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£6k initiative to get drivers to switch to electric cars
UK drivers could get up to £6k via a taxpayer funded scheme to switch to electric vehicles. A new initiative is being considered by the British Government which could offer drivers up to £6k to swap their traditional petrol engine car to new cleaner electric vehicles. This is a new...
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All that glitters…
What’s the problem with block lighting? Jamie Willsdon takes a closer look. Picture the scene – a new development is ready for sale and one of the first prospective buyers turns up in the evening to view. It’s an impressive sight; everything is brand new and the areas around the common walkways...
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Future Proofing Costs, Energy & Lighting
Future Proofing Costs, Energy & Lighting Block managers have their work cut out.Residential lighting is vital to the safety and wellbeing of everyone using any building. The problems associated with meeting these expectations are: cost-savings, efficiency and repairs. These can be an ongoing headache when aiming to provide lighting on...
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