About Us

About us

Support Solutions UK has established an excellent reputation for the quality of our work and our detailed knowledge of the issues affecting Providers and Commissioners of housing support and social care services.

Danny Key BA MCIH
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Danny has successfully assisted numerous organisations in significantly increasing their proper housing and support revenue entitlements. This includes constructing claims, undertaking appeals, rent setting, review and reallocation. Danny has been very successful in optimising organisations' finances and improving the quality, cost effectiveness and efficiency of their Housing Benefits revenue management.

 Danny is increasingly recognised as a national authority on Housing Benefits Regulations and has appeared for clients at numerous Tribunals and Social Security Commissioner's hearings. 

Danny is increasingly involved in work with private capital providers investing in supported and sheltered housing.

Michael Patterson BA MSc MA
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Michael has 35 years experience in housing support and social care. He specialises in revenue, welfare reform, private capital for supported housing, Exempt/Specified Accommodation, SROI & the future funding of housing support and social care in general.

Michael focuses on authoring and publishing Support Solutions UK's briefings, speaking at conferences and learning events. He has developed an excellent reputation for predicting and influencing the  supported housing policy agenda.  

Michael is also a Family Carer and PhD researcher.   

Kris Key BSc
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Revenue Consultant

Kris has particular expertise in Housing Benefits Regulations and the optimisation of revenue streams in general. He provides a significant element of the "back office" work associated with Housing Benefits optimisation. Kris has strong IT and technical skills which are geared to the needs of our sector.

Julia Cherry MAAT
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Bookkeeper

Julia is responsible for Support Solutions UK's finance function. Julia has over 28 years of finance experience and is AAT qualified. She now provides bookkeeping and finance services on a part-time basis.

Abimbola Duro-David LL.B BL MA PG Cert
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Abimbola (Bimi) is experienced with writing proposals, bids, applying relevant methodologies to diverse research areas including intensive research skills in the field of Social Return on Investment (SROI) & Domestic Violence against Women amongst other areas.

She is an academic researcher currently studying for a Ph.D. in Media and Communication (The Role of News Media in the Public Recognition of Domestic Violence against Women as a Social Problem in Nigeria). She is a Visiting Lecturer at Birmingham City University.

Michael Momoh BA
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Michael has years of experience working with local authority housing in the UK.

His primary roles within the company are the sourcing of property for supported housing use, in particular 'Specialised Supported Housing' and the marketing development of Support Solutions UK's added value services such as Housing Proactive and Arthur Online.

Michael is currently studying part-time for an Executive MBA.

Yvonne Oliver-May
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Yvonne works with local authorities, service providers, small businesses and sole traders across the spectrum of their work. She prepares them for changes in legislation and new duties and help to access the funding to enable these changes.

 She is a registered and approved Growth Coach for GrowthAccelerator, providing expert, tailored advice to help ambitious businesses achieve rapid, sustainable growth.

 She provides tailored and individual training and consultancy support including bid writing and she assists organisations to apply for registration with the HCA.

Liam Bradley LL.B  PG Dip
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Liam has previously worked for a housing and welfare benefits charity providing free legal advice on debt, housing and welfare benefit issues. He has successfully defended many clients in possession proceedings concerning tenants in local authority accommodation and applications involving mortgage providers. He also has significant experience in negotiation and a strong belief that it is better to achieve the right outcome through consent as a first resort.

Liam has worked as a consultant to a number of housing associations and their providers of supported accommodation. He has also successfully represented landlords at Residential Property Tribunals in relation to Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation, Prohibition Orders and Improvement Notices in proceedings against local authorities.

Liam also has significant experience in representing individuals and landlords for housing benefit appeals in the Social Entitlement Chamber with a strong focus on appeals concerning “exempt accommodation".

Support Solutions 5th National Housing Support & Social Care Conference 2014 The conference tackled todays issues at provider level, and provided knowledgeable people to present the workshops. A.L - Caraston Hall

 

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