Tenant Management Organisations – A Risky Gamble?

Tenant management is promoted the best form of social housing management.  Tenant Management Organisations (TMOs), which have been around since the late 1980s, are touted as a co-operative system under which council housing residents – both renters and leaseholders – successfully manage their estates under benign council supervision.  Unfortunately this is not the whole story. … [Continue Reading]

Brixton Record Store Owner Jailed for Money Laundering

Brixton Splash co-founder/board member, Reggae producer and music store owner, Blacker Dread has been jailed alongside five other people (including a former credit controller) for stealing £700,000 from  Sutton based company ICMD Ltd. Blacker Dread, whose real name is Steve Burnett-Martin was jailed for two and a half years for receiving £230,411 in fraudulent payments as part of the £700,000 scam. Blacker… [Continue Reading]