Poor Housing is one of the key indicators of Poverty and Deprivation. Catalyst CIC is a value-led Social Enterprise with a vision to become an agent of change and regeneration for the community and to ensure that vulnerable residents can live in warm, safe and suitable housing. Providing Affordable Housing, Support Services and Housing [...]
Catalyst CIC is working with NEA (National Energy Action) this year to deliver outreach events and home visits to help consumers with energy-related issues. We will be working around Birmingham to give energy advice, help people switch and save, find out if they are eligible for discounts or assistance and apply for energy-efficiency installations [...]
Spreading the word about smart meters: Catalyst Mutual CIC awarded Smart Energy GB in Communities grant
Catalyst CIC has received a grant to spread the word about smart meters amongst older people in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Every home will have the opportunity to upgrade to a smart meter, at no extra cost, as part of the national smart meter rollout. The rollout is an essential [...]
Catalyst Mutual Enterprise CIC is now working with the Department for Work and Pensions, Digital Birmingham and Birmingham City Council (Financial Inclusion Partnership) to deliver Digital and Financial Literacy Birmingham – a program to help people develop the digital skills they need to connect with the world. Some of the lowest rates of internet [...]
Catalyst Mutual Enterprise CIC is working with Telford & Wrekin Council to deliver Energy Literacy Workshop for Family Carers. This interactive workshops will help family carers this winter to prevent cold home related health problems and stay out of hospital and will provide tailored energy advice and support to help them reduce their energy [...]
Catalyst is pleased to be a part of the BESN again this year, this time working with the newly formed successor to DECC - the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - to provide help and support to vulnerable consumers and those frontline staff whose work involves everyday contact. For Consumers As part [...]
Catalyst Mutual is working on increasing awareness of the impact of cold homes on health to combat fuel poverty reduce excess winter deaths. Fuel poverty is a very real issue within Britain, with at least 2.35 million households reported as suffering from it in 2013*. Fuel poverty is defined by a household’s ability to keep [...]
Catalyst will be providing FREE Energy Advice on 27th October at Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre as part of the Big Energy Saving Week!
Catalyst is currently providing FREE Frontline Training on behalf of the Big Energy Saving Network.
Catalyst Mutual Enterprise CIC is one of the first 100 public service mutuals supported by the Cabinet Office and delivering services for local authorities and housing organisations.