For the second year running, the energy company Helen is running a nationwide challenge event to find groups and clubs using video to showcase skills that can spread positive energy. Each of the five winners will be awarded a grant of EUR 5,000, and one of the judges will be Roni Back, the spearhead of Finnish YouTubers, who is acting as patron of the campaign. With the competition challenge, Helen wants to support Finnish leisure activities in uncertain economic times. The application period
Helen’s major housing company questionnaire: nerves are frayed and neighbourly relations are under stress among former board members – but there is convergence of opinions on energy solutions
Non-involvement in the processes of the board of directors of a housing company has a clear link to dissatisfaction about the way the housing company’s affairs are managed. This was shown in Helen’s questionnaire concerning the practices and attitudes with regard to housing company management, with 1,000 shareholders and influencers of housing companies as respondents.
Helen selvitti käsitellyimmät ongelmat taloyhtiön kokouksissa – varapuheenjohtaja keksii useimmin tekosyyn, jolla välttyä niiden puimiselta
Housing costs, such as service charges, are more often on the agenda of a housing company meeting than any other matter of concern to residents, with 55% of respondents saying they are the most common topic to be discussed at meetings. The next most common problems in the housing company addressed at meetings are messy waste collection areas (24%), heating issues (23%), and breaches of silence rules or other noise from neighbours (21%). The figures are based on a survey of housing company